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A Basketmaker In Rural Japan by Louise Allison Cort ISBN 0834803364

A Basketmaker In Rural Japan 
by Louise Allison Cort
An illustrated exhibit catalog featuring the life work of Hiroshima Kazuo, a master bamboo craftsman, the last professional basketmaker in the mountainous Hinokage region on the Japanese island of Kyushu. Paperback.

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A Basketmaker's Odyssey:
Over, Under, Around & Through:
by Lyn Siler (Author), Carolyn Kemp (Illustrator)
Step-by-step instructions for 24 projects, eight of which are specifically designed for beginning weavers, are offered within the special lay-flat binding and describe the entire project—from weaving the base and upsetting the sides to applying a handle and finishing with a rim. (Paperback)
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Aboriginal American Basketry
by Otis Tufton Mason
Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures and Condition. Hardcover. Also in Paperback

Addicted to Baskets by Elizabeth W. Clark Addicted to Baskets 
by Elizabeth W. Clark
This book includes 20 original patterns, basket weaving basics, general instructions, techniques and more. Also includes special weaves, rims, borders, braids and accents. Paperback.

 Advanced Pattern Book: For Pine Needle Raffia Basketry by Jeannie McFarland Advanced Pattern Book: For Pine Needle Raffia Basketry
by Jeannie McFarland
Continuation of Jeannie's earlier book with 30 advanced projects for coiled pine needle basketry. Paperback.

A Key Into The Language of Woodsplint Baskets
by Ann McMullen and Russell G. Handsman, editors
A collection of essays detailing the meaning and historical cultural context of woodsplint basketry of the Northeast. Fascinating discussion of the symbolism of the swabbed and stamped embellishment. Many photos of molds, gauges, jigs and tools used to create these baskets provide insight on their manufacture and inspiration for new projects. Paperback.

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American baskets: a cultural history of a traditional domestic art by Robert Shaw American baskets:
a cultural history of a traditional domestic art
 
by Robert Shaw
Visually stunning book that casts great light on the history and cultural significance of basketry in America. Regional traditions, indigenous material use and technique are all discussed. Gallery of present traditional makers included. Hardcover.

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American Indian Basketry by Otis Tufton Mason American Indian Basketry 
by Otis Tufton Mason
A reprint of the original classic work. Packed with information about American Indian basketry. Black and white illustrations. Paperback.

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American Indian Baskets I: 1500 Artist Biographies
by Gregory Schaaf, Phd. (Cherokee)
American Indian Baskets I profiles 1,500 basketmakers with 2,000 full color illustrations, 344 pages, bibliography, index. This is Vol. 6 in the "American Indian Art Series." After a distinguished career as a university professor of Native American Studies, Dr. Schaaf now serves as Director of the Center for Indigenous Arts & Cultures in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hardcover
Appalachian White Oak Basketmaking by Rachel Nash Law, Cynthia W. Taylor Appalachian White Oak Basketmaking 
by Rachel Nash Law, Cynthia W. Taylor
Excellent coverage of the tradition, timber preparation and tools of Appalachian White Oak rib, split and rod baskets. Many pictures of vintage baskets and basketmakers. Excellent graphics explaining the materials preparation and weaving processes. Hardcover. Also available in Paperback.

Art of the Basket: Traditional Basketry from Around the World by Bryan Sentance Art of the Basket: Traditional Basketry From Around The World
by Brian Sentance
A guide to collecting, a glossary, information on where to see baskets and a bibliography. Over 800 illustrations of baskets and basketry, many in color. A worldwide survey of basketmaking as a living art and craft. Hardcover. 

The Art of Basketry by Kari Lonning The Art of Basketry
by Kari Lønning
This accomplished basket artist instructs you in the round reed techniques that have made her work distinctive. Step-by-step directions for bases, numerous weave patterns, adding color to your work, rims and finishing techniques. Profiles of invited basket artists are included. Hardcover. Available in Paperback

The Art of Native American Basketry by Frank W. Porter III, Editor ISBN 0313267162 The Art of Native American Basketry 
by Frank W. Porter III, Editor
A Living Legacy (Contributions to the Study of Anthropology, No 5) Discussing the changes in native basketry from prehistoric times to the present this book uses archaeological, ethnographic, historical and contemporary information. Hardcover.

The Art of Woodburning
by Betty Auth
Learn the techniques of pyrography, the art of burning decorative designs or pictures into a surface with a pen-like tool with a heated tip. These techniques can be used to decorate gourds. Paperback.

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