Course curriculum

  • 1

    Intro

    • Welcome!

    • How to Use This Course

    • Materials and Tools List

    • Setting up a Workspace

    • Reed Types

    • Types of Rattan Reed

  • 2

    Preparing the Materials

    • Preparing the Handle

    • Cutting the Stakes

    • Marking the Stakes

    • Keep Reed Damp

    • Tools

  • 3

    The Basket Base

    • Laying out the Base

    • Squaring the Base

    • Crows Feet

    • Twining the Base

    • Upsetting the Stakes

  • 4

    Building the Basket Walls

    • Weaving the First Row

    • Building the Walls

    • Working the Braid

    • Weaving the Last Rows

  • 5

    Building the Rim

    • Cut and Tuck

    • Setting up the Rim

    • Lashing the Rim

  • 6

    Final Thoughts

    • Finishing Touches

    • Braided Swing Handle Basket Example