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Garden trug, a traditional English greenwood basket, is a simple exercise in green woodworking. Boiled-and-bent slats are tacked onto a steam-bent frame.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #58 Apr 1997 pg. 43

Gardener's gathering basket sits on legs to keep the produce off the ground. Includes instructions for making the steam-bent handle.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP May 2002 (v.25#7) pg. 45

Technique for cutting a spiral pattern in a piece of wood so that it can be formed into a "collapsible" basket.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1995 (v.18#12) pg. 23
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1996 (v.19#4) pg. 7

Harvest basket centerpiece. A basket consists of semi-circular wooden ends connected together with dowels.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1996 (v.20#2) pg. 27

Wooden carrier to hold six quart-sized fruit baskets has a slat bottom and a bent-wood handle. Instructions for an alternate upright handle are included.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Garden Book 1996 pg. 74

Band sawn basket is made by cutting a spiral-pattern in a 7"x13"x1" piece of wood and telescoping it outward. The basket will collapse flat for storage.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #44 Aug 1988 (v.8#2) pg. 36

Welcome basket. Scroll saw a decorative wooden handle with a "Welcome" motif. The handle is attached to a small wooden basket which is fabricated by cutting a spiral pattern in flat wood, and then expanding it into a basket or bowl shape (like a collapsible tin drinking cup).
POPULAR WOODWORKING #75 Nov 1993 (v.13#3) pg. 59, Insert

Band sawn basket folds for storage and can be made of almost any wood. Spiral circles or ovals are cut into 1" stock using a band saw set at a slight angle (6-degrees). The resulting coil of wood can then be expanded to form a shallow wooden basket.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #100 Jan 1998 (v.17#6) pg. 50, Insert

Scroll saw silverware basket. Build a replica of an 18th century silverware tray which uses a scroll saw method to create the illusion of a woven basket.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #107 Mar 1999 (v.19#1) pg. 60, Insert
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #109 Jul 1999 (v.19#3) pg. 11

Autumn basket. Wooden basket features extensive scroll saw work on the sides and handle.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #110 Sep 1999 (v.19#4) pg. 65

Band saw basket collapses when you fold down the handle.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #5 Sep 1988 (v.1#5) pg. 12
Added Info WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #23 Sep 1991 (v.4#5) pg. 30

Country basket. Wooden basket with slatted bottom and gourd-shaped ends with a heart-shape cutout. Overall dimensions: 8" tall, 8" long.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #7 Jan 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 20

Traditional apple tray. A scaled-down version of an early 19th-century Pennsylvania Dutch original. Overall dimensions: 9"x12"x3" deep.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #30 Nov 1992 (v.5#6) pg. 26

Bunny basket. Cut a wooden profile of a rabbit (or an owl). Spiral-cut a circular pattern in the middle of the profile. Pivot the circle and expand the spiral to form a small wooden basket.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #45 May 1995 (v.8#3) pg. 28, Insert

Laced wooden basket (11"x9"x4" deep) is made from 1/6"- and 1/8"-thick stock held together with leather strips.
WOOD MAGAZINE #93 Dec 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 48, Insert
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #114 Apr 1999 (v.16#3) pg. 6

Scroll sawn baskets in three sizes. They look like woven market baskets, but aren't. Walnut and maple are used for bases and sides, maple for the handles.
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 56, Insert
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #111 Winter 1998 (v.15#9) pg. 4

Turned basketry. How to hollow out a solid wood "basket" (complete with a slender handle) from a laminated block of wood using a lathe.
WOODWORKER Jun 1990 (v.94#6) pg. 608

Heart-shaped collapsible basket. Make a spiral cut in an 11"x11" piece of wood using a band saw set at a slight angle. The result can be pulled upward along the edges to form a shallow basket. Complete it by adding a handle and base.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1993 (v.17#3) pg. 33

Oval collapsible basket. Concentric ovals are spiral cut into a 7"x13" piece of wood using a band saw set at an angle of 5-degrees. The ovals then can be telescoped up to form a basket.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 30

Berry box. Wooden tote with a handle in the center is designed for carrying vegetables, berries and flowers from the garden. A built-in cutting board stores in the base.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1993 (v.49#3) pg. 46