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Recommended Tools
For Beginners

Customers often ask us to recommend tools for their specific projects. It’s our opinion that you can do a fairly good job using just your old pruning shears, a pair of scissors and a break-away razor knife. But, having the right tool for the job does help to make building your basket or seating your chair much easier.

Below you’ll find a list of tools. These are the tools that we use in our shop and in basket making classes. They are tried-and-true and they work well for the jobs at hand.

So, pick the tools you need, whether you’re a beginner or experienced weaver. As you try different baskets and learn new techniques you’ll appreciate the finer points of these quality tools.




Basketry Shears
Item Code: 8540E
 
Price: $8.95
Quantity in Cart: None

Pruning Shears
Item Code: 8562E
Regular Price 32.95
Sale Price: $27.95
Quantity in Cart: None

Chip Carving Knife
Item Code: 8111E
Regular Price 19.95
Sale Price: $15.95
Quantity in Cart: None


Plato Shear Cutter
Item Code: 8544E
 
Price: $11.95
Quantity in Cart: None

Packing Tool, Heavy Duty Weave Rite Tool
Item Code: 8308E
 
Price: $10.25
Quantity in Cart: None

Basket Maker's and Caner's Awl
Item Code: 8142E
 
Price: $1.75
Quantity in Cart: None


Hand Plane--Sharpened to Perfection
Item Code: 5GH1E
 
Price: $18.25
Quantity in Cart: None

Cable Ties 4 inch length (100/pkg.)
Item Code: 8124P
 
Price: $1.95
Quantity in Cart: None

Bone Lashing / Tucking Tool
Item Code: 9090E
 
Price: $7.95
Quantity in Cart: None


Spoke Weight
Item Code: 8535E
 
Price: $13.95
Quantity in Cart: None

Small 2" Spring Clamps (6 per package)
Item Code: 8409P
 
Price: $6.95
Quantity in Cart: None

Reed Gauge
Item Code: 8310E
 
Price: $1.95
Quantity in Cart: None


 

 
 
 

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