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Project by kodiakislandman posted 08-28-2012 02:38 PM 1419 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this for my mom for her basket collection which used to be a big pile in the corner. The unit is made from mahogany. Sorry not a very good picture.

-- James





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 08-28-2012 04:51 PM

Not sure who is busier, you or your mom. Looks nicely done.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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DaddyZ

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#2 posted 08-28-2012 05:01 PM

Nice shelf for the collection – weave away

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 08-28-2012 05:26 PM

Good job. This must have reduced the clutter big time ! Are the baskets First Nations baskets from Alaska ?

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

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#4 posted 08-28-2012 07:06 PM

Lucky mom!

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kodiakislandman

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#5 posted 08-28-2012 07:10 PM

Thanks :) Most of the baskets are from Alaska a few are from other parts of the world. My mom also has some of her own in there, she teaches Aleut basket weaving.

-- James

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NaFianna

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#6 posted 08-28-2012 08:22 PM

What a weird thing for your mum to collect – and I can only say this because my wife also collects baskets. Only difference is my wife does not have a nice unit to store them in. All kinds of odd shape and sizes that refuse to sit or stand straight no matter where you out them.

Love your carvings also – and Kodiak Island sounds like an awesome place.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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glue4you

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#7 posted 08-29-2012 07:28 AM

My first impression was that the picture was taken in a shop. That means it pleases the eye. I always admire people with a sense for decoration. If it was my collection things would probably sit in rectangular orientation all at the front edge and carry labels and numbers :-)

I love the shelf. Make sure your Mum doesn’t get interested in bigger objects.

-- Alex ----- Bavaria in Germany

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Gshepherd

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#8 posted 08-29-2012 03:58 PM

Very nice, my first impression was also that this was a store display, Mum has to be proud….....

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

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