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Project by Leldon posted 08-09-2011 08:35 AM 1158 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is made from 1/2” Walnut. The basket itself is cut from one solid piece of wood, then stacked and the weavers are about 1/16” thick, woven through the pieces. These always look great when completed!





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 01:38 PM

This is really an awesome project, Leldon! I always marveled at how these baskets could be so strong once together. I love the walnut too – one of my favorite woods. :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Bluepine38

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#2 posted 08-09-2011 03:22 PM

Great looking basket, first one like this I can remember seeing. Do you glue or otherwise fasten the woven
strips, and how do you tie the bottom in? Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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michelletwo

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#3 posted 08-09-2011 04:43 PM

terrific basket..I love the walnut..gives it a real classy look…

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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grizzman

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#4 posted 08-09-2011 04:49 PM

this is a wonderful piece you have made, and i think i would enjoy id even more if you could add more pictures of the bottom , the inside, and a few brighter pictures then this one..its pretty dark, and you would do yourself a big favor by trying to improve the pictures here…just my 2 cents, a project this beautiful deserves to be seen better…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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gul

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#5 posted 08-09-2011 05:04 PM

It is fantastic,great job!

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Leldon

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#6 posted 08-09-2011 08:59 PM

thanks! I will have to make another one another one and take progress pictures. The strips are glued to the top rim on this one. The weavers fitnso tight I didn’t have to glue it. Even if I tried too, the glue would had got pushed away! I will take better pictures of the next one, which should be made soon. I am a scroller, not a photographer though :)

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grizzman

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#7 posted 08-09-2011 11:20 PM

hey there leldon, i know your a wood workers, but since your displaying your work on line for others to see, they to truly showcase your work and for us to be able to clearly see what you made and how you made it, we really need to train ourselves to take good quality pictures, i was taught this from a good friend i made here on the site who knew my work was good, but could not see it very well because my pictures were not very good and the lighting was bad…so i had my wife buy a photo box at the craft store, its just a three piece white foam thing that you can easily set up..put a few lights on the edges and put your project in there…with the white back ground and the added light…it really changes my pictures and shows my work much better…ask sheila about it, she can help you also…im just trying to help you out…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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aintright

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#8 posted 09-19-2014 07:15 PM

I LOVE the basket, where can I buy that pattern?

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