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Simple step-by-step procedures to help you to learn basic techniques useful in your basket making, marketing your baskets, building and caring for your basket collection or developing as a basket artist. Some have links to related (and more comprehensive) articles or NetLinks pages.

Coils of stuff Instructions
How to do stuff
Rough, raspy paper type stuff
Coils of weaving material How to's... Scrub it!
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How to Turn Down and Tuck Basket Spokes

Lay Out An Eight Spoke Base

How to Pound A Black Ash Log Into Woodsplints

Go pounding

Black ash (Fraxinus nigra) is a ring porous wood that can be pounded apart into woodsplints each as thick as an annual growth ring of the tree. These splints are used as basketry materials.


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