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 Post subject: Baskets
PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 4:46 pm 
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Sweetgrass baskets are taking up more of my time since the lathe is dead.
I'm in year 2 of a 3 year apprenticeship with a master Abenaki basketmaker who's a cousin. Keeping the family tradition going and all that jazz.

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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:35 pm 
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Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:52 am 
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Cool stuff.

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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:03 am 
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Very Cool! I have been looking at basket making website for a while now. I have this grand idea of making my own picnic basket :D

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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:25 am 
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Very cool.

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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:47 pm 
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Yes, but can you make them under water?

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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:19 pm 
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Tyler wrote:
Yes, but can you make them under water?

Naw, never did make it through college...


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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:31 pm 
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Beautiful work! Keeping up tradition is a great thing. Thanks for sharing with us.

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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:46 pm 
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Where you from, btw?

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 Post subject: Re: Baskets
PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:59 pm 
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Charl wrote:
Where you from, btw?

Burlington, VT, USA.


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