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Project by IndianJoe posted 03-29-2012 03:01 PM 1284 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Making black ash baskets this is a old pic of me

-- Nimkee** Joe





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IndianJoe

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#1 posted 03-29-2012 03:04 PM

some day if some one wants I will show how to do it right from the log to a basket

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Steve Esterby

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#2 posted 03-29-2012 03:26 PM

I certainly think you should teach us how this is done. Looks awesome!

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.

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#3 posted 03-29-2012 07:24 PM

I want ! Can you do it with Birch ?

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#4 posted 03-29-2012 08:49 PM

Great work, over here they do them with chestnut

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#5 posted 03-30-2012 01:04 AM

yes I have done birch bark baskets

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#6 posted 03-30-2012 01:06 AM

deon I have not done or seen them done in chestnut but mybe some day I will try

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#7 posted 03-30-2012 12:18 PM

I think this is an under-appreciated talent you have here, and I’d be interested to see how you do it. Perhaps a few incremental stages posted in the Classes section of the board?

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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#8 posted 03-31-2012 08:48 AM

Very Nice Project! Thanks For posting!

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#9 posted 04-14-2012 12:07 PM

Good stuff! My wifes Grandpa”Joe” made them from willow, up until a few years ago- he just turned 90…

-- Kevin, Indiana

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#10 posted 04-14-2012 04:30 PM

nice Kevin, Indiana

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#11 posted 07-20-2012 02:53 AM

How wonderful it is to see your heritage craftsmanship continued and enjoyed. Please continue to post your work and techniques along with their story.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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