There are various kinds of fruit baskets both in domestic and international markets for your selection, like glass bowels, woven baskets and so forth. Well, you also can choose to buy or make the balsa basket if you are tired of the glass bowels and woven baskets. Balsa wood basket will give you a totally different decoration feeling if you put it into your table. Balsa wood is soft and easy to work with, so it has been chosen as the ideal choice for making the basket.
First of all, you are advised to prepare things, like balsa wood planks, 1/2 inch in height, miter saw, wood glue, grip clamps, fine grit sandpaper, acrylic paint and so forth.
Second, decide the dimensions you want for your basket. Draw your expected wooden basket down on the paper, and you should use measurements to draw a pattern for the basket or you should design it before making it.
Third, you should buy the balsa wood with proper width and length for the basket. Ensure that the length and width of your balsa wood should be large enough for your basket.
Fourth, measure and cut a piece of balsa wood with the miter saw to serve as the base of your wooden basket. Add an additional inch to the length and width of the base.
Fifth, according to your plane and design to measure and cut the side pieces.
Sixth, apply a thin bead of wood glue to each piece of the wood to assemble the wooden basket. Use clamps to hold the wood in place while the glue dries. Before moving onto the next step, you are allowed the glue to dry completely.
In addition, use fine grit sandpaper to sand away any excess glue. Paint or illustrate the wooden basket using acrylic paint.
Frankly speaking, Shanghai Synhong is one of the leading suppliers of balsa wood and balsa products. We have great reputation among consumers both at home and abroad for high quality and competitive price.