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The Foxfire Book - "White Oak Splits," "Making a Hamper out of White Oak Splits" and "Making a Basket out of White Oak Splits" Summary & Analysis

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"White Oak Splits," "Making a Hamper out of White Oak Splits" and "Making a Basket out of White Oak Splits" Summary

These three articles discuss the construction of white oak splits, as well as their use in hampers and baskets. The first article, "White Oak Splits," begins by discussing the creation of a "split," or a strand of pliable, soft wood often used in baskets and chair bottoms. The authors of the article interview Lon Reid and Daniel Manous to obtain instructions. First, the selection of wood is important, in that the tree should be a young white oak sapling of straight bark lines, indicating a straight trunk. Often, split makers travel to dark...

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