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Nantucket Lightship Basket Supplies

Nantucket Lightship Basket Supplies. Our molds are solid wood and include a rim mold; the bottoms are beautiful cherry and the handles and wooden ears are handcrafted of white oak. These are the best quality products you'll find for your Nantucket Lightship Baskets.

Molds | Bottoms | Slotted Handles | Outside Handles | Ears and Knobs
Pins, Rivets and Drill Bits | Nantucket Side Handles
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6" Nantucket Lightship Basket with Slotted Handle

Nantucket Lightship Basket Molds - with Rim Molds

With these beautifully shaped and proportioned hardwood molds you can make a nesting set of Nantucket Lightship Baskets. Molds are sanded glossy-smooth and coated with several applications of tung oil to provide years of service. Molds are equipped with a brass insert and screw (used to attach the bottom to the mold). The Rim Mold (included with each mold) makes it easy to have round rims every time. Bottoms sold separately.
If you prefer, you may rent any size Mold -- Rental period is one month. You must provide a credit card number in order to rent a mold.

Nantucket Mold

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Item No
Description
5963
3" Mold & Rim Mold
5964
4" Mold & Rim Mold
5965
5" Mold & Rim Mold
5966
6" Mold & Rim Mold
5967
7" Mold & Rim Mold
5968
8" Mold & Rim Mold
5969
9" Mold & Rim Mold
5960
10" Mold & Rim Mold
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Nantucket Lightship Basket Bottoms Nantucket Bottom

Each smoothly-finished Bottom is hand turned of Solid Cherry to fit our molds. (A 3" bottom fits onto a 3" mold, etc.) Cherry plug included.

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Item No
Description
Diameter of Bottom
5943
3" Bottom
2 1/8"
5944
4" Bottom
2 1/2"
5945
5" Bottom
3"
5946
6" Bottom
3 3/8"
5947
7" Bottom
3 7/8"
5948
8" Bottom
4 1/2"
5949
9" Bottom
5 1/8"
5940
10" Bottom
6"
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Nantucket Lightship Basket Handles (Slotted)

Slotted Nantucket Lightship Basket Handles are styled like those on 19th century baskets made aboard the South Shoal Lightship. The slot in each end of the handle accepts a brass ear for attaching this bail-style handle to your basket. (You need 1 set of Brass Ears and 2 Copper Rivets with washers for each handle.) Slotted Nantucket Lightship Handles are ideal for nesting baskets.

Slotted Handle

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Item No
Description
5903
3" Slotted Handle
5904
4" Slotted Handle
5905
5" Slotted Handle
5906
6" Slotted Handle
5907
7" Slotted Handle
5908
8" Slotted Handle
5909
9" Slotted Handle
5910
10" Slotted Handle
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Outside Nantucket Lightship Basket Handles

Attach these refined White Oak Handles to your basket with Knobs or use Copper Rivets and Wooden Ears. Handle swings past the top of the basket and gently rests on the outside of the basket. Choose from Bone or Ivory Knobs and Ears Below.

4" Nantucket Lightship

4" Nantucket Lightship Basket with 4" Outside Handle and Bone Knobs

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Item No
Description
Length of Handle
5923
3" Outside Handle
8 7/8"
5924
4" Outside Handle
10 1/4"
5925
5" Outside Handle
12"
5926
6" Outside Handle
13 3/8"
5927
7" Outside Handle
14 7/8"
5928
8" Outside Handle
16 1/2"
5929
9" Outside Handle
18 3/8"
5920
10" Outside Handle
20"
5921
11" Outside Handle
21 1/2"
5922
12" Outside Handle
23"
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Bone Knobs

Bone Knobs

Use these beautiful knobs to attach your handles to your Nantucket Lightship Baskets. Complete set includes a pair of bone knobs, bone washers, brass washers, and brass pins.

Item No
Description
BK02
8mm Bone Knobs
BK01
10mm Bone Knobs
BK00
12mm Bone Knobs
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Wooden Ears

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Tapered Wooden Ears

Use these Ears to attach an Outside Nantucket Handle to your basket. The handle is pinned or riveted to the Ear after you have drilled a hole in the ear and in the handle. Ear pictured at left. Sold as a set of 2.

Item No
Description
5980
Small Wooden Ears have a 3/8" notch and fit a 1/4" stave.
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5985
Large Wooden Ears have a 1/2" notch and fit a 3/8" stave.
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Brass Ears

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Brass Ears

The brass ears are woven into your basket and secured to the basket when the rims are pinned. (A brass pin goes through the outside rim, through the ear and is cinched on the inside rim.) A slotted handle is attached to the ears by drilling holes in the handle and then inserting rivets or pins through the handle and the ears. Ear pictured at left. Sold as a set of 2.

Item No
Description
5970
Small Brass Ears - 3/8" wide, tapers to fit a 1/4" wide stave. - Visit our Online Store for prices.

Nantucket Lightship Side Handles

Hand carved from White Oak, these handles are perfect for the 10" Nantucket Lightship Tray (shown below with Small Nantucket Side Handles). Use these handles on your finest baskets. Sold individually.

10" Tray

Item No
Description
Spread
Notch Size
5932
Small Side Nantucket Handle - Visit our Online Store for prices.
2 1/4"
3/8"
5935
Medium Side Nantucket Handle- Visit our Online Store for prices.
2 3/4"
1/2"

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Brass Pins and Brass Washers

Use the 18 or 20 ga. Pins for your Nantucket rims. Fasten handles to your Nantucket Baskets with 14 or 17 Ga. pins and washers. Pins are easily cut to desired length with wire cutters; sold in 1/2 oz. packages. Washers sold 12/package.

Item No
Description
BP04
1/4" Fine Brass Pins
BP25
5/8" Fine Brass Pins
BP12
1/2" Brass Pins
BP58
5/8" Brass Pins
BP34
3/4" Brass Pins
BP14
1 1/4" Brass Pins
BP10
1 1/2" Brass Pins
BP18
1" Brass Pins
BP17
1 1/4" Brass Pins
WS14
Brass Washers for Pins
WS17
Brass Washers for Pins
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Copper Rivets and Washers

Great for attaching Nantucket Handles to Brass Ears or to Wooden Ears. Rivets are 3/4" long with 1/8" diameter shaft. Two washers / Rivet.

Item No
Description
CR31
Copper Rivet and Washers
CR34
Copper Rivets and Washers
WS50
Copper Washers (only)
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Drill Bits
Item No
Description
DB65
#65 Drill Bit
DB62
#62 Drill Bit
DB60
#60 Drill Bit
DB55
#55 Drill Bit
D564
5/64" Drill Bit
DB18
1/8" Brad Point Drill Bit
DB96
9/64" Drill Bit
D116
1/16" Drill Bit
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