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Oak framed and lid with Rattan webbing

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Project by Gene Lair posted 03-11-2013 03:44 AM 1283 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a Hamper that has an Oak frame and lid with Rattan webbing . We had a one simular this as size goes but it was made of plastic frame and woven plastic around the sides and it lasted for 20 years . But were no longer made so my wifes uncle told me to make a frame to keep it in upright position and put a very thin groove at the bottom to put the rattan uprights in and bend them up 7/8 in. and go around with the 5/8 in. . Now with this it should last the rest of our lives . Gene

-- Gene





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489tad

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#1 posted 03-12-2013 11:23 PM

Gene you did a great job. Years back I toured a basket company and was impressed with the skill of the basket makers. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#2 posted 03-14-2013 01:13 PM

Beautiful hamper! Like the organic and natural look of it.

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