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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.
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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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#2 posted 08-28-2012 05:01 PM
Nice shelf for the collection – weave away
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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 ?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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….....
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