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Rebecca Basket - 2X

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Project by jerrells posted 04-23-2013 03:19 PM 1391 views 13 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine, and now a customer, saw this Classic Rebecca basket on my FaceBook Scrollsaw page. She said that she wanted one but ask an interesting question. That being, “can you make it bigger”. After some discussion she said she wanted it TWICE the normal size. I put an E-Mail in to Keith, at Shelia Landry Designs, and got an immediate reply and great support. Thanks Keith. He said make sure you measure and cut. That is check every piece before you cut it which proved invaluable,

The basket is made out of ¾ Walnut for the top ring and bottom and ¾ Maple for the slats. It measures 22 ¼ inches by 22 ¼ inches by 8 ¼ inches tall. I ask her several times if it would fit on her dining room table and she said, “O yes it will fit fine”. Plus she is a photographer and I am sure that a few babies will be placed in it.

It has two coats of Tung Oil at present and could get some more.

Thanks for looking.

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





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socrbent

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#1 posted 04-23-2013 03:28 PM

I really like this. Never saw a Rebecca Basket before. Could you share the build process?

-- socrbent Ohio

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Keith Fenton

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#2 posted 04-23-2013 03:29 PM

Looks like you did a beautiful job on it Jerrel! I think you’ve had some practice making these. :D

-- Scroll saw patterns @ http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com

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#3 posted 04-23-2013 03:33 PM

Yes, Keith, I have made three or four but all normal size till now.

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

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#4 posted 04-23-2013 03:40 PM

Wow, Jerrell! You really did an outstanding job on this! I wasn’t sure if it would look good super-sized but it really looks beautiful! :) Cool!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 04-23-2013 03:54 PM

Jerrell, that turned out really nice and I bet she just loves it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#6 posted 04-23-2013 04:47 PM

great job

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#7 posted 04-23-2013 04:50 PM

That is a great bread basket and a good size
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#8 posted 04-23-2013 05:24 PM

Never seen one before, great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#9 posted 04-23-2013 05:40 PM

Looks wonderful. Nice work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 04-23-2013 07:51 PM

Great job, Jerrell.

-- byrdman61 Slc, Ut

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#11 posted 04-23-2013 08:43 PM

Love it , great work !!!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#12 posted 04-24-2013 02:30 AM

Really great work

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

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#13 posted 04-24-2013 02:52 AM

That’s a very beautiful basket. You did an awesome job. I believe your customer had the right idea to make it double size.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#14 posted 04-24-2013 12:43 PM

That’s a cool and amazing design basket. I really like it.

-- jerry

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#15 posted 04-24-2013 01:24 PM

Beautiful and very skilled work! Great job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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