I Fix Broken Baskets!

16. July 2016 Basketry 0
I Fix Broken Baskets!

This laundry basket needed some attention before it completely fell apart.

You can see that all the upright willow rods had broken off this basket, so the horizontal weaving rods were starting to come unravelled.
You can see that all the upright willow rods had broken off this basket, so the horizontal weaving rods were starting to come unravelled.

 

So, 40 willow rods later and, shazam, new basket!

A close up showing the new border around the top of the basket.
A close up showing the new border around the top of the basket.
I fixed this basket by putting a new border on the top, extending it's life by years!
I fixed this basket by putting a new border on the top, extending it’s life by years!

 

If you’ve got a similar problem then email Dr Basket Morgan!