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Project by jerrells posted 08-16-2012 11:57 PM 2268 views 31 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a basket I made for a customer (I hope). It is from a series of baskets by Keith Fenton at Shelia Landry designs. I guess I like them so much because at one time I was a mechanical engineer. This type of work just thrills me. They look best with contrasting colors to show off the unique design. I still have some work to do on this one, small details that I think will make it look even better.

Thanks for looking

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.





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DKV

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#1 posted 08-17-2012 12:25 AM

Make it bigger, put a piece of glass on it and you have a great looking coffee table. Can I borrow the design?

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#2 posted 08-17-2012 01:44 AM

Great looking basket. It is a cool design.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 08-17-2012 03:19 AM

I think DKV has a good idea !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#4 posted 08-17-2012 10:44 AM

Don’t think i have seen one like that before. Really like the design. I agree it would make an awesome coffee table.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tomhcww@gmail.com)

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#5 posted 08-17-2012 01:00 PM

Upside-down, it makes me think of a spider…if they had 11 legs.

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#6 posted 08-17-2012 07:33 PM

I immediately thought Coffee table as well. Very cool design!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#7 posted 08-18-2012 02:57 AM

Looks like it turned out great! Nice job! I’m sorry you had a little trouble with it along the way.

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#8 posted 08-18-2012 02:50 PM

Add some straight length to the middle of the top and base, add in a few more “legs” and you have an oval version. Very versatile pattern.

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#9 posted 08-19-2012 12:13 AM

Pretty cool… Lots of ideas rolling now….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#10 posted 08-19-2012 02:09 PM

Like in the second pic ,upside down with candle cups would make a nice candle holder .
Very nicely done .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#11 posted 08-19-2012 03:31 PM

Indeed unique design,very nice

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 08-23-2012 07:18 PM

We have a consensus for a coffee table here. Cue the ebony pegs and the coasters, I bring the beer :D

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#13 posted 09-21-2012 05:29 PM

That’s a neat basket.

The assembly is just amazing.

Great design.

From a follower of the carpenter of Nazareth

-- Anforte NJ

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