Here's a great deal on TWO hard to find books that focus on BASKET MAKING!
The Handmade Basket Book by Rebecca Board
This hard cover book is in lightly read condition with just some wear to the dust jacket from use and re-shelving. INSIDE the pages are at least 99% free of any marks or writing (couldn't find anything.) 80 pages. 1st Print /1st Edition from England--2002.
Now anyone can enhance their home with stunning handmade baskets and items made from wild hedgerow and garden materials.
A comprehensive guide to basket making, this well-illustrated book features detailed step-by-step instructions for 15 projects utilizing a range of stake and strand, frame, plaited, and store materials. The introductory section provides essential background information on materials, tools, and techniques. With inspiration from the treasures that nature offers, author Rebecca Board uses a wide range of raw materials including willow, rushes, grasses, and leaves that are woven into wreaths, mats, and baskets. These handmade works of art make stylish and beautiful accessories for the modern home, as well as ideal storage containers.
• Step-by-step instructions for 15 beautiful projects
• Use the treasures that nature offers to make useful and beautiful home décor items
• Introductory section provides essential background information on tools, materials, and techniques.
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TECHNIQUES OF BASKETRY by Virginia Harvey
This hard to find soft cover book is 2nd printing from 1991. Just some wear on the front and back covers' edges from reading and re-shelving. INSIDE, there's a hand-written price on the title page from a garage sale years ago, otherwise the book is clean and free from other writing. 128 pages including index.
Never before have so many varieties of basketry techniques from so many parts of the world been covered in a single volume. The traditional methods-coiling, twining, wickerwork, splintwork, and plaiting-are described in detail, and special attention is given to the specific materials, beginnings, and finishes appropriate to each.