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Market 'D' Handles | Round, Oval, Rectangular Hoops | Swing Handles | Hardwood Notched Handles
White Oak Bushel Handle and Feet | Round Top Ash Handles | Ash Heart and Ash Side Handles
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Market 'D' Handles
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Choose from Market 'D', Pie 'D', Wine 'D', Sharp Top 'D' and Williamsburg Handles. Beautiful and easy-to-use.

  • Smooth to the touch with Rounded edges
  • Handcrafted from beautiful hardwood for strength
  • Smooth Scarf Joint--No bulkiness
  • One piece construction using Exclusive Waterproof Glue

5560 6" x 10" Market 'D'
5580 8" x l2" Market 'D'
5510 10" x 14" Market 'D'
5512 12" x 14" Market 'D'
5501 12" x 10" Colonial 'D'

Pie 'D' Handle
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Combine our 10" x 10" Pie 'D' Handle with a 10" x 3/4" Hardwood Hoop (Item # 6103) to make your own Pie Basket (sometimes called an Herb Basket). See The Basket Book by Lyn Siler for Herb Basket pattern.

5515 10" x 10" Pie 'D' Handle

Sharp Top 'D' Handle
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The Sharp Top 'D' handle is used to make Amy's Basket as found in The Basket Book by Lyn Siler. This handle's uniqueness is its shape; it tapers inward toward the top.

5548 8" x 12" Sharp Top 'D' Handle
5540 10" x 14" Sharp Top 'D' Handle

Williamsburg 'D' Handle -- Now Available in three sizes!
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Create your own Williamsburg Basket with the Williamsburg 'D' Handle. Instructions for the Williamsburg Basket are found on page 54 of The Basket Book by Lyn Siler.

5538 Sm. Williamsburg (3" x 5")
5539 Med. Williamsburg (5" x 8")
5541 Lg. Williamsburg (7"x 12")

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Round Oak Hoops -- Visit our Online Store for prices

These economical American made hoops are the same ones we use in our egg basket kits. Hardwood Hoops are solid oak; they have a waxed finish and rounded edges. Great books on egg baskets are Appalachian White Oak, The Basket Book, and Baskets and Basket Makers in Southern Appalachia.

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6047 4" x 7/16" Round Hoop
6067 6" x 7/16" Round Hoop
6087 8" x 7/16" Round Hoop
6083 8" x 3/4" Round Hoop
6107 10" x 7/16" Round Hoop
6103 10" x 3/4" Round Hoop
6123 12" x 3/4" Round Hoop
6121 12" x 1" Round Hoop(Square edges)
6143 14" x 3/4" Round Hoop

Oval Oak Hoops and Half 'D' Hoops
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Oval Hoops are perfect for your Half Baskets and Oval Melon Baskets. Combine Oval Hoops with Half' 'D' Hoops (listed below) or Round Hoops, or use them in pairs. Oval Oak Hoops are American made from solid oak with square edges. Half 'D' Hoops are handcrafted of hardwood.

6561 6" x 9" x 3/4" Oval Hoop
6581 8" x 12" x 3/4" Oval Hoop
6521 12" x 20" x 7/8" Oval Hoop

5460 6" x 4" Half 'D' Hoop
5480 8" x 14" Half 'D' Hoop

Square and Rectangular Oak Hoops
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Use these oak hoops like a 'D' Handle for market baskets or use in pairs for rib construction baskets. They make great rims too! Square edges with glued scarf joint.

6606 6" x 12" x 3/4" Rectangular Hoop
6608 8" x 12" x 3/4" Rectangular Hoop
6610 10" x 14" x 3/4" Rectangular Hoop
6806 6" x 6" x 7/16" Square Hoop
6808 8" x 8" x 3/4" Square Hoop
6810 10" x 10" x 3/4" Square Hoop
6812 12" x 12" x 7/16" Square Hoop

Market 'D' HandleMarket 'D' Handles - Hardwood
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American made and economical, these Solid Hardwood Market 'D' Handles have strong, glued finger joints.

6703 3" x 6" x 3/4" Market 'D'
6704 4" x 9" x 3/4" Market 'D'
6705 5" x 8" x 3/4" Market 'D'
6706 6" x 10" x 3/4" Market 'D'
6708 8" x 12" x 3/4" Market 'D'
6710 10" x 14" x 1" Market 'D'
6712 12" x 16" x 1" Market 'D'
6714 14" x 16" x 1" Market 'D'

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White Oak Swing Handles with Ears -- Our Best Selling Handles!

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Beautiful as well as useful, White Oak Swing Handles with Ears fit any basket from 5" up to 12". Plus, they are simple to use. Just slide the smoothly tapered ends of the handcrafted ears into your basket, place your rims into the notches, and lash the rims together. TIP- Insert the ears into your basket when your basket materials are dry. Ears also available separately -- see below.

Item Number
Description
Basket Size Diameter
Length of Handle Tip to Tip
5060
6" Round Swing with ears
5" - 6"
11 1/4"
5080
8" Round Swing with ears
7" - 8"
14 3/4"
5010
10" Round Swing with ears
9" - 10"
17 1/4"
5012
12" Round Swing with ears
11" - 12"
20 1/2"
501M
Market Basket Swing with ears
6"
18 1/4"
58LG
Large Notched Ear (each)
1/2" Notches in Ear
59LG
Large Side-Notched Ear (each)
1/2" Notches in Ear
58SM
Small Notched Ear (each)
3/8" Notches in Ear
59SM
Small Side-Notched Ear (each)
3/8" Notches in Ear

Ears in Swing Handles have l/2" notches except for the 6" Swing Ears which have 3/8" notches.
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Mountain Swing Handle

Length across top of handle from hole to hole:
#2539 10"
#2537 14 1/2"
#2540 14 1/2"

Mountain Swing Handle
with Side Notched Ears
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Beautifully handcarved from white oak. 6" and 8" handle ears are notched to accept 1/2" rim material. 5" handle ears accept 3/8" rim material. Patti Hawkins' "Triple Arrows" pattern uses 2 of the 5" handles; "Feathers in the Wind" pattern uses 1 - 6" oval handle. Round handle pictured.

2539 5" Round Mountain Swing / Ears
2537 6" Oval Mountain Swing / Ears
2540 8" Round Mountain Swing / Ears

Ears are easily moved so the notches are facing the outside of the basket.

New England style Swing Handle

Length across top of handle from hole to hole:
#2513 15 1/2"
#2515 18 1/2"

New England style Swing Handle
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These handcrafted white oak swing handles are pegged and come with side notched ears. Choose from 10" or 12" (measurement at handle's widest spread). Ears have 1/2" notches for 1/2" rim material.

2513 10" New England Swing / Ears
2515 12" New England Swing / Ears

Ears are easily moved so the notches are facing the inside of the basket.

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Hardwood Notched Handles
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Add to the beauty of your baskets with these wonderfully shaped Handles. Handles are 3/4" wide and feature 1/2" notches and a center hand hold. You'll love the way these handles look and feel in your baskets!

5850 8" Notched Handle (26" overall length)
5851 10" Notched Handle (27" overall length)
5852 12" Notched Handle (31" overall length) $8.45

 

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Oak Foot

Wool Drying BasketWhite Oak Basket Feet & Bushel Basket Handle

Bushel Basket Handles and Basket Feet are handcrafted from White Oak. To make the Wool Drying Basket as seen on page 101 in The Basket Book by Lyn Siler, you will need 2 handles and 4 feet per basket. Feet are priced per each.

Handmade Oak Bushel Handles (sold individually) are 4" wide with 5/8" notches.

57FT Oak Foot
5823 Medium - 4" Oak Bushel Handle
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White Oak Bushel Handle

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Round Top Ash Handles with Shelf Notch
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Round Top Ash Handles offer just the touch for which you are looking! An economical way to add sturdy, solid ash handles to your baskets.

Item Number
Description
Basket Size Diameter
Width of Handle
2322
2" Round Top Handle
2"
1/4"
2323
3" Round Top Handle
3"
1/4"
2324
4" Round Top Handle
4"
3/8"
2326
6" Round Top Handle
6"
1/2"
2328
8" Round Top Handle
8"
3/4"
2330
10" Round Top Handle
10"
7/8"
2332
12" Round Top Handle
12"
7/8"
2334
14" Round Top Handle
14"
7/8"

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Ash 'Heart' Handle
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Compliment your baskets with these American Made White Ash 'Heart' Handles. These handles are a pleasing addition to any basket!

2308 8" Ash 'Heart' Handle
2312 12" Ash 'Heart' Handle
2314 14" Ash 'Heart' Handle

Ash Bushel Handle
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Add that finishing touch to your baskets with these economical Ash Bushel Handles. The tapered legs slide smoothly into your basket's weaving. Notch size is 1/2"; however, you can easily enlarge the notch with a knife or small saw. Handles priced individually.

2303 3" Ash Bushel Handle
2304 4" Ash Bushel Handle

Ash Bushel Handle

Small Ash Side Handles
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These handles are just right for small gathering baskets, trays and our Mail Basket. Shelf notch accepts 3/8" rims or smaller. Handle spread is 1 1/2".

2302 Small Ash Side Handles

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Black Wire Hangers

Simply place a Wire Hanger between your rims and lash. Great for gifts and for seasonal and special occasions. Complete listing and prices here.

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Black Wire Handles

Simply place a Wire Hanger between your rims and lash. Great for gifts and for seasonal and special occasions. Complete listing and prices here.

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