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Wooden gathering basket features slat sides, solid bottom and ends, and a dowel handle which folds to one side when not needed. Overall dimensions: 17" long, 12" wide, 6" deep (plus handle).
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Winter 1987 (v.3#4) pg. 28

"O' Tannenbaum" basket (9"x10"x2.5" deep) is shaped like a Yule tree.
BASKETMAKER #8 Fall 1985 (v.2) pg. 29

Using design in basketry. Techniques for identifying forms that you find pleasing and then translating them into baskets.
BASKETMAKER #13 Winter 1987 (v.4) pg. 17

Small wool rinsing basket is 9" long x 5" wide X 6" high and has handles on the narrow ends.
BASKETMAKER #16 Fall 1987 (v.4) pg. 31

Pre-shaped rib construction in basket making. System for producing baskets involves bending flat, green white oak ribs onto wooden forms. Once dry the ribs retain the shape of the form.
BASKETMAKER #17 Winter 1988 (v.5) pg. 22

Three variations of a double-cross base basket woven with vine ratan.
BASKETMAKER #17 Winter 1988 (v.5) pg. 31

Three-ring circle basket. Basket is woven around a framework of three circular rings (hoops).
BASKETMAKER #18 Spring 1988 (v.5) pg. 20

Diagrams show how to lash a rim to a basket.
BASKETMAKER #18 Spring 1988 (v.5) pg. 39

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, a health hazard of basket making. A description of symptoms and some preventive measures suggested.
BASKETMAKER #19 Summer 1988 (v.5) pg. 33

Pouched "Kangaroo" splint basket has a base of 9"x7" and is 10" tall. One side has a low pouch. There is a small bushel handle on the rim of the side opposite the pouch.
BASKETMAKER #19 Summer 1988 (v.5) pg. 34

"Step-up to Stripes" circular basket has a base diameter of 8", top diameter of 12" and is 12" deep. Two different weaves, twining and 3-rod waling, form vertical and horizontal stripes. Includes a rope-wrapped handle of round reed.
BASKETMAKER #20 Fall 1988 (v.5) pg. 13

Tip: Use leftover bits of round reed for making braided borders on a splint basket.
BASKETMAKER #24 Fall 1989 (v.6) pg. 6

How to research and preserve local basketry traditions.
BASKETMAKER #24 Fall 1989 (v.6) pg. 11

Weaving with scraps. How to utilize leftover pieces of reed. Includes suggestions for weaving a traditional garlic basket, a lotus basket, pinwheels for Christmas ornaments or key chains, "Carolina snowflakes," and basket embellishments like confetti and curls.
BASKETMAKER #24 Fall 1989 (v.6) pg. 32

How to weave a basket.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1972 (v.50#1) pg. 49

Photo shows how to mount baskets and wicker shelving to the wall for kitchen utensil storage with a decorative effect. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 26

Twin snowmen basket. Two wooden snowmen are connected with slats to form a basket. Est. cost: $9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 111, 114

Wooden basket, made from pine, can be constructed in two sizes, 15"x9"x4" or 23"x14"x6".
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1988 (v.66#12) pg. 105, 112

Make dried gourd baskets with laced-up rims.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1995 (v.73#9) pg. 81

How to weave a cane or raffia basket.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1976 (v.66#2) pg. 53

How to weave baskets with "Easy-Weave" synthetic reed. Includes general hints and instructions for weaving a vase with handles.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #64 Aug 1978 (v.6#4) pg. 28

How to weave baskets using strips of poplar wood.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #75 Jun 1980 (v.7#3) pg. 39

How to make coiled baskets that look like people.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #76 Aug 1980 (v.7#4) pg. 32

Pine needle and raffia basketry. Includes instructions for a 7" basket.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #79 Feb 1981 (v.7#7) pg. 20

Creative basketry. Part 1. Plaiting.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #81 Jun 1981 (v.7#9) pg. 44

Creative basketry. Part 2. Splint and sisal weaving.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #82 Aug 1981 (v.7#10) pg. 44

Creative basketry. Part 3. Twining.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #83 Oct 1981 (v.7#11) pg. 53

How to weave a market basket using reeds. Includes tips on dyeing the reeds with Procion Dyes.
CUISINE Apr 1979 (v.8#3) pg. 44

How to make a basket from bread dough.
CUISINE Dec 1979 (v.8#10) pg. 80

Instructions for making woven baskets from many natural materials, including raffia, willow, grapevine, cat tail, cane and cornhusks.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1976 (v.6#8) pg. 38

How to weave a basket from materials you can gather. Includes instructions for twining, coiling and braiding. Also tells how to gather and prepare wisteria, wheat and rye, willow, catalpa, cattail and day lilies.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1977 (v.8#5) pg. 27

Simple basket to weave from leaves, vines and grasses found in your yard.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1979 (v.10#5) pg. 24

Weaving a splint market basket.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1981 (v.12#5) pg. 52

Weaving an Appalachian egg basket from oak splints.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Dec 1982 (v.13#6) pg. 51

How to make a basket carrier. A wooden tray equipped with a bentwood handle is used to carry six quart-size "berry boxes".
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Jun 1984 (v.15#3) pg. 32

Weave a willow rib basket.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1987 (v.18#2) pg. 62

Three wooden "baskets" suitable for storage or serving. (1) Apple basket. (2) Onion basket (slatted sides). (3) Nut basket.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 93, 128

Band sawn baskets. A sprial cut (using a band saw) in a flat piece of wood results in round or oblong baskets that collapse flat when not needed.
FINE WOODWORKING #39 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 84

Leather and wood. Three clever combinations. (1) Leather panels in a wood frame. Use for desk-top writing panels, side panels, etc. (2) Simple leather upholstery over foam-rubber padding. (3) Leather shells or containers made by stretching wet leather over a form, letting dry, and supporting the resulting "bowl" in a wooden frame.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 70
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #55 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 6

Make decorative berry baskets from burlap and cardboard.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1981 (v.193#2) pg. 130, 233

How to weave a melon basket from natural materials (branches, vines, reeds, etc.).
HANDMADE #10 Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 107, 92

How to weave a round reed basket.
HANDMADE #10 Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 113, 94, 132

How to weave a round and flat reed nut basket.
HANDMADE #10 Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 115, 96, 132

How to weave a basic plaited basket from flat reed material.
HANDMADE #10 Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 116, 97

Coiled basketry. A simple basket to make following step-by-step instructions.
HANDMADE #20 Fall 1985 pg. 44

How to twine a basket from Sisal and Jute.
HANDWOVEN Fall-Winter 1979 (v.1#1) pg. 34

How to make an Appalachian twin-bottomed egg basket.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1984 (v.5#1) pg. 69

Triangular plaited basket has straight sides and a pointed bottom. Reed handles or legs can be added to vary the design. Both straight and bias plaiting are explained.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1986 (v.7#3) pg. 77

Heart-shaped reed baskets with handles. This is a square-base-to-round-rim plaited basket that has been deliberately distorted to achieve the heart shape.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1987 (v.8#1) pg. 62

Baskets from nature's bounty. Where to find and gather natural materials. Instructions for making a simple twined basket from corn husks and iris leaves.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1991 (v.12#4) pg. 66

Traveling baskets. How to gather green materials for the basket. Instructions for weaving a melon or gizzard basket and a round basket.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1991 (v.4#1) pg. 58

How to make a decorative bee skep (5" high) from dried grasses and raffia. Base is ringed with dried herbs and flowers.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1992 (v.4#5) pg. 28

Make a coiled basket of flax fiber and waxed linen thread.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1995 (v.7#5) pg. 53

How to weave a flower basket from 1/2" wide flat splints.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1979 (v.24#2) pg. 66, 119

Tiny heart-shaped woven baskets and red and white trimmed baskets to hold matchbooks.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 111, 166, 159

Centerpiece basket and tiny favor baskets for each place setting are made from papercord and filled with pinecones and tiny dried flowers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1981 (v.26#4) pg. 68, 140

Grapevine basket is edged with eyelet lace and bows.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1985 (v.30#1) pg. 94, 73

Willow basket is trimmed with dried moss, seashells and foliage.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1986 (v.31#3) pg. 63, 74

Three tiny baskets are woven from "Wire Creative Twist."
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1987 (v.32#2) pg. 62, 78

"Ragpoint" coiled basket has a wooden, heart-shaped bottom that is painted with an oak-leaves-and-acorns motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 60, 71

Lidded jar and bowl are coiled in the manner used by Papago basket makers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1989 (v.34#4) pg. 57, 12

Make a mountain bark basket.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #57 May-Jun 1979 pg. 148

How to make your own twig baskets.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #63 May-Jun 1980 pg. 100

Weaving a reed basket.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #79 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 30

Perforated paper cross stitch projects. (1) Lampshade with covered wagons. (2) "Stitch in time..." notions box. (3) Victorian dresser basket.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1981 (v.4#2) pg. 16

Three styles of rustic baskets to make. (1)Coiled top for a gourd base. (2)Coiled basket in a basic jug shape with feathers at the neck. (3)Crocheted tapestry-stitch basket.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 14

A look at a couple who make baskets from honeysuckle vine.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1978 (v.25#6) pg. 108

Tip: All-weather garden basket is made from galvanized hardware cloth and roof-edging tin.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1988 (v.35#3) pg. 101

Ribbed garden basket. Includes suggestions for making the basket from gathered materials.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1988 (v.35#8) pg. 49

Jigsaw project. A wooden basket and stand are cut from one piece of plywood. The basket is made by a spiral cut which allows the flat plywood to be pushed outward to form a shallow basket or dish.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1974 (v.141#2) pg. 140

Common sense care of baskets. Covers storage methods and cleaning techniques.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #35 Summer 1978 (v.9#3) pg. 90

Baskets & curls. Diagrams for making an elbow basket that is decorated with surface curls.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #49 Winter 1981 (v.13#1) pg. 38

Wickerwork basket weaving in four-strand designs.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #52 Fall 1982 (v.13#4) pg. 20

Basket weaving techniques. Includes chasing weave, pairing weave, triple weave, etc.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #63 Summer 1985 (v.16#3) pg. 22

Coiled hexagonal plaiting. A description of the technique and instructions for making a basket.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #70 Spring 1987 (v.18#2) pg. 17

Confetti basketry. Combines tightly curling the tail ends of weavers wherever embellishment is desired and space-dyeing of small bleached round reed. Instructions for the basic Appalachian-style egg basket are not included, only the application of these techniques.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #71 Summer 1987 (v.18#3) pg. 9

Triaxial weave. An examination of a weave structure used in basket making for hundreds of years.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #86 Spring 1991 (v.22#2) pg. 16

Twining in basketry. A summary of technique variations.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #88 Fall 1991 (v.22#4) pg. 43

Summertime fun baskets for kids to weave. (1) Little Liter basket uses a 2-liter plastic bottle for base and spokes. (2) Twined Twizzlers basket. (3) Pasta di basket woven from lasagna and fettuccini noodles.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #107 Summer 1996 (v.27#3) pg. 47

How to weave baskets from green or dry materials from garden or field.
SUNSET Aug 1978 (v.161#2) pg. 75

Weave simple baskets from garden twigs and branches.
SUNSET May 1983 (v.170#5) pg. 110

Baskets from the hills or from your own weed patch. How to weave sweet-smelling wild grass.
SUNSET May 1990 (v.184#5) pg. 122

Step-by-step photos show how to make an open-weave willow wastebasket.
THREADS #4 Apr-May 1986 pg. 25

Coiled basket, worked with raffia, is covered with a skin of torn handmade paper squares and then painted with watercolor.
THREADS #25 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 36

Basket to make from day lily stems and reed.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #18 Fall 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 48

How to weave a double handled melon basket.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #24 Spring 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 42
Correction WEAVER'S JOURNAL #25 Summer 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 36B

Cornucopia basket to weave from reed and rattan.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #26 Fall 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 52

Weaving an onion basket.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #30 Fall 1983 (v.8#2) pg. 48

A collection of bowls, baskets, boxes, and party favors made from a dough of confectioner's sugar, cornstarch, gelatin, water and food coloring.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 1 1978 (v.41#7) pg. 28

Make a "log-cabin" style basket from twigs. Measures 9"x9"x6".
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 85, 134

Split-oak baskets. How craftsman Don Yarger locates the tree, makes the splits and weaves the basket.
WOOD MAGAZINE #3 Jan-Feb 1985 (v.2#1) pg. 45

Oval-shaped whatnot basket uses weavers that are cut with a table saw. Features a solid-wood bottom and lid. Overall dimensions: 6"x4"x4" tall.
WOOD MAGAZINE #31 Oct 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 78

Miniature version of a clam diggers basket is made from wood. Use as a planter box, snack server, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1979 (v.3#5) pg. 14

Canada goose basket. Small wooden basket has sides shaped and painted like a stylized Canadian goose. The side are joined together with 12 wooden slats.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 41

Scaled-down version of a New England clamdigger's basket. Use as a magazine rack, woodbox, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1986 (v.10#4) pg. 44

Country basket for serving bread, rolls, fruit, etc. Wooden ends (shaped like apples) are joined with 12" dowels.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1987 (v.11#4) pg. 38

Harvest basket. Pumpkin-shaped wooden ends are joined with lengths of dowel to form this 16" gathering basket.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.12#5) pg. 42

Make a glass bead basket from safety pins and beads.
WORKBASKET Mar 1984 (v.49#5) pg. 20

Flower basket with a wooden bottom is woven with flat reed around reed spokes.
WORKBASKET Sep 1985 (v.50#10) pg. Cover, 56

Traditional egg-collecting basket is woven from flat reed.
WORKBASKET Mar 1986 (v.51#5) pg. 56

Miniature melon-shaped basket has chenille stick ribs and uses weavers of raffia, yarn or craft cord.
WORKBASKET May 1987 (v.52#7) pg. 22

Circular berry basket with a rounded bottom. Frame of flat 1/2" wide reed is woven with cane and finished with a lashed handle and rim.
WORKBASKET Apr 1989 (v.54#6) pg. 34

Straw hat trinket box (basket). Top of a small straw hat comes off revealing a storage compartment for jewelry or other small trinkets.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1994 (v.60#1) pg. 58

Garden basket made from scrap lumber and dowels has curved ends of solid wood, a curved solid wood handle and sides of 1/4" dowels.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1978 (v.34#3) pg. 44

Yarn cradle (basket) features end pieces shaped like baskets with handles that are joined together with strips of lattice. Overall dimensions: 8"x10"x10" long.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1989 (v.45#1) pg. 35