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Bedfordshire Basketmakers
Category: Arts & Crafts

Key contact details for Bedfordshire Basketmakers
Phone
01525 210834
Email
Email business
Website
www.craftmaker.co.uk/paulanddianeweir
Address
22 Tilsworth Road,, Leighton Buzzard Bedfordshire, LU7 9JA
 

Eco friendly

baskets

Coffin


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Business profile

We are a small company in South Bedfordshire making willow baskets, often referred to as wicker baskets, using traditional techniques.Paul began weaving as a hobby in 1993 and makes very strong and attractive baskets using willow in many natural colours. Specialising in custom-made baskets he has produced numerous designs including birdcages for releasing doves at weddings and funerals, vintage cars, roman shields, eco friendly coffins are popular and kitchen baskets. A ship's bell basket for HMS Richmond was a great privilege to make.As a maker of baskets for many television programmes his largest commission, the 7ft high 'Wicker Man', was featured on Anglia News.Diane makes plant supports and hand twisted willows, and looks after the marketing and mail order side of the business.We give talks with demonstrations to clubs and groups and our items are also available for purchase.If you need any repairs to old or damaged baskets, need advice or wish to discuss your ideas we will be happy to assist.Below you will see a range of baskets and other items that are normally available from our stock. If you wish to have an item made using specific sizes or colours please contact us for information.Bicycle basketsBottle carriers, round and rectangular for 2, 4, or 6 bottlesBread baskets, round and ovalCat baskets with hoodDog basketsDoll's cradlesDuck nestersEel trapsEgg basketsFishing basketsFishing creelsGarden trugs, oval and rectangular Linen and wet laundry basketsLog basketsMagazine racksPet carriersPicnic hampers, rectangular and shooter stylePotato hoppersShopping baskets, oval and rectangularStair basketsStorage basketsUmbrella basketsWaste paper basketsHand twisted willows for home decoration in 3 sizesPlant supports for perennial plantsWigwams (obelisks) for climbing plants from 3ft - 6ft height

  • Business profile

    We are a small company in South Bedfordshire making willow baskets, often referred to as wicker baskets, using traditional techniques.Paul began weaving as a hobby in 1993 and makes very strong and attractive baskets using willow in many natural colours. Specialising in custom-made baskets he has produced numerous designs including birdcages for releasing doves at weddings and funerals, vintage cars, roman shields, eco friendly coffins are popular and kitchen baskets. A ship's bell basket for HMS Richmond was a great privilege to make.As a maker of baskets for many television programmes his largest commission, the 7ft high 'Wicker Man', was featured on Anglia News.Diane makes plant supports and hand twisted willows, and looks after the marketing and mail order side of the business.We give talks with demonstrations to clubs and groups and our items are also available for purchase.If you need any repairs to old or damaged baskets, need advice or wish to discuss your ideas we will be happy to assist.Below you will see a range of baskets and other items that are normally available from our stock. If you wish to have an item made using specific sizes or colours please contact us for information.Bicycle basketsBottle carriers, round and rectangular for 2, 4, or 6 bottlesBread baskets, round and ovalCat baskets with hoodDog basketsDoll's cradlesDuck nestersEel trapsEgg basketsFishing basketsFishing creelsGarden trugs, oval and rectangular Linen and wet laundry basketsLog basketsMagazine racksPet carriersPicnic hampers, rectangular and shooter stylePotato hoppersShopping baskets, oval and rectangularStair basketsStorage basketsUmbrella basketsWaste paper basketsHand twisted willows for home decoration in 3 sizesPlant supports for perennial plantsWigwams (obelisks) for climbing plants from 3ft - 6ft height

Bedfordshire Basketmakers's Keywords

Eco friendly | baskets | Coffin | Wicker | pet carriers | picnic hampers | Demonstrations | shopping baskets | shopping trolleys | wicker baskets | magazine racks | wicker hamper | Plant supports | log baskets | laundry baskets | storage baskets | dog baskets | Bread Baskets | Wicker Coffin | Cat Baskets | Garden Trugs | Eco Friendly Coffins | Kitchen baskets | Paper Baskets | Waste Paper Baskets | Egg Baskets | Basket Repairs | Custom Made Baskets | Vintage Car Baskets | Doll Cradles | Fishing Baskets | Stair Baskets

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