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Mountain Gathering Basket- August 2022

$240.00$290.00

This basket is based on a forerunner of the Nantucket Lightship basket, c. 1850. Woven on a round oak base, the spokes are inserted into a groove which holds them firmly in place. This basket employs a continuous chase weave to build the sides, using two weavers at once. The basket is hand-shaped, not woven on a mold, and students will be challenged and excited to watch their creations grow with two weavers. A hand-carved oak handle is incorporated into the rim, which finishes this rustically graceful and functional basket. It is woven on a 6″ oak base which grows into a 12″ diameter basket. Dimensions are approx. 10″ high at sides, 16″ high at handle.

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This basket is based on a forerunner of the Nantucket Lightship basket, c. 1850. Woven on a round oak base, the spokes are inserted into a groove which holds them firmly in place. This basket employs a continuous chase weave to build the sides, using two weavers at once. The basket is hand-shaped, not woven on a mold, and students will be challenged and excited to watch their creations grow with two weavers. A hand-carved oak handle is incorporated into the rim, which finishes this rustically graceful and functional basket. It is woven on a 6″ oak base which grows into a 12″ diameter basket. Dimensions are approx. 10″ high at sides, 16″ high at handle.

Dates/Times

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 21, 2022 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Instructor: Barbara Boughton

Member Tuition: $200.00
Non-Member Tuition: $250.00

Material Fee: $40.00 Material Fee is added to the tuition fee in the shopping cart.

Location: AFS, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY

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