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Old New England splint baskets and how to make them

by John E. McGuire

  • 184 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Schiffer Pub. in West Chester, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New England.
    • Subjects:
    • Basketwork -- New England.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementJohn E. McGuire.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTT879.B3 M39 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2555360M
      ISBN 100887400450
      LC Control Number85061526
      OCLC/WorldCa12975648

      Displayed in the "Hall of the North American Indian" at Harvard University's Peabody Museum, the basket looks like many others made in New England in the early nineteenth century. It is a lidded storage basket, woven from ash splints that have been swabbed with dye, then stamped on alternate wefts with simple designs cut from a potato or the top of a cork. Larger volumes, as well as more than 3 book drafts for Premium orders, carry an extra fee. Please allow 20 days for printing and shipping your book. (minimum 11 days, with super-rush shipping). We are committed to quality. If you are not happy with the quality of the book we will fully refund you, or reprint at no cost to you. The small print.

      But here at The Vermont Country Store, our collection of vintage toys has been inspiring kids to get up off the couch and go play for decades on end. They're imaginative, interpretive, and creative, and children will love the endless possibilities within these collectible toys--and if you're young at heart, we think you'll adore them, too. Old Ash Splint Indian Basket, Winnebago Indian Basket From shop giftsfromnature. 5 out of 5 stars (34) 34 reviews $ Favorite Add to Old New England Splint Baskets and How to Make Them First Edition John McGuire LARGE 22" antique s New England woven ash splint oak basket woven gathering rustic basket apple basket 22" x 11"x

      - 19th century antique New England oak splint market basket. This basket is quite strong and very well made with a hickory handle and braced base. Measures 14 inches wide and sixteen and one half inches to the top of its handle. The basket is in excellent condition with just a small section of a cross piece missing at the handle joint which we show in one of the pictures provided.   To make a hearth broom, 28 heads of broomcorn are used for the inside layers of bristles and 17 heads for the outside layer. Each head is measured with .


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This item: Old New England Splint Baskets and How to Make Them by John E. McGuire Paperback $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. /5(5). Beautiful color photographs of antique New England baskets inspire readers to adapt the step-by-step instructions for creating three new baskets: a round, rectangular, and square-to-round basket with traditional techniques.

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book is soft covered and 96 pages. ISBN Most of the photographs are in full color and include photos of the basket as it is being made and antique baskets. this book is in5/5(). old new england splint baskets and how to make them John E. McGuire Authoritative look at black ash splint baskets, with information on how to select and fell the proper "basket tree," prepare the splints, rim and handle stocks, and instructions to weave either a round, square, or square to round basket.

Old New England Splint Baskets and How to Make Them Master basketmaker John McGuire shares his knowledge through beautiful color photographs of antique New England baskets and step-by-step instructions of traditional techniques. Readers will be inspired to create three new baskets a round Save Now with the Monthly Sale Prices.

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Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Old New England Splint Baskets and How To Make Them. Author: McGuire. Shows step-by-step instructions for making 3 ash splint baskets.

Tells how to choose the right ash tree and prepare the splints. Basket Weaving, Chair Seating, and Gourd Craft Books can be mixed to take advantage of volume discounts.

In New England, splint baskets were usually made from ash, since this was a wood common to the region -- though examples can be found also in hickory, maple, and willow. Baskets made with wood splint were popular from the middle of the 19th through the early part of the 20th century in New England and are highly sought after today by collectors.

Vintage Oak Splint Pie Carrier 6″ diameter $ (SOLD, $18, from my shop) Vintage Wicker Wine Basket 8″ x 14″ x 4″ $ (SOLD) Vintage Oak Splint Picnic Basket c’s $ (SOLD) Vintage Wicker Gathering Basket 8″ x 10 1/2″ $ (SOLD) Northeast American Indian Basket (for tourist trade).

Stunning weaving and artwork can separate a vintage basket from a newer model. However, the "vintage look" sometimes applied to new baskets poses a challenge to those pursuing vintage baskets in particular.

A formal examination by an antique expert can tell an old basket from a newer one made to look aged. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Old New England Splint Baskets and How to Make Them at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Soak the splint in warm water for a few minutes. Then score the splint near the end to create a tab to begin pulling it apart. Slide it up through the slot in the pine boards. Now pull quickly, spreading your arms full-width. POUNDED AND SCRAPED BROWN (BLACK) ASH SPLINT. Use this ash splint to create beautiful baskets.

Splints are smooth on both sides and especially prepared for refined work. Satin finish. Mini Splint is recommended for miniature baskets up to 3 inches. Use the Small Splint for baskets up to 12 inches. Visit our Online Store for prices. Probably most splint baskets are like this.

Here’s what I call a “filled” bottom – thin and narrow filler strips woven between the uprights. The filled bottoms of baskets are made a few different ways.

One is to make a round basket, with “spokes” laid out to form the bottom and sides. New England Natives began making baskets out of prepared wood splints in the 's. Natives in the Delaware River area may have first learned the preparation of wood splints for baskets from the Swedes (Snow ).

Some of the earliest known woodsplint baskets were made in the mid's by the Iroquois in what is now western New York. He added, ‘That was for good luck.’ He was a conservative and lamented the fact that so much of the early culture of our people in southern New England had disappeared.” (Fawcett) The offering baskets are an old custom used to make small food offerings to the Little People.

Baskets of the western region of southern New England are noted for the 'porcupine twist'; a way of twisting the splint weft into a 'curlicue' as it is woven over the splint warps. The Schaghticoke associate the splint 'curlicue' with the form of a shell, and similar techniques are used in traditional porcupine quill work (Speck ).

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Sturdy and inexpensive, oak-splint baskets were used in almost every kitchen and barn on the old homesteads.

Prized now by collectors, these plain, undecorated, utilitarian forms tended to fall by the wayside in the twentieth century when inexpensive imported baskets, commercially made bushel and “peach” baskets, and all sorts of other containers came on the market.Has a brief section in the beginning about natural materials, and how to gather and prepare them.

Follows is the main part of the book, with patterns for different baskets. Very technical. Unfortunately, I couldn't figure out how the natural materials could translate to use in the basket patterns, since the cattails I have are tapered/5(1).Apr 2, - Explore Kirsten Day's board "winnebago baskets" on Pinterest.

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