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Weave a Wood Bottomed Miniature Pastry Basket or Simple Woven Drawer

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Add Upright Stakes to the Base of Your Miniature Pastry Basket
Colored wire stakes are set into the wooden base for a dollhouse scale pastry basket.

Stakes of colored wire are set into drilled holes in the wooden base of a dollhouse scale pastry basket or basket drawer.

Photo © 2012 Lesley Shepherd

Cut roughly 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 inch lengths of your wire to use for the stakes on your basket. (3 - 3.5 cm) Dip the ends of your wire into a bit of your glue and set the wires neatly into the holes all around the basket, taking care not to bend the wires. If necessary, you can turn the basket over and fill the holes on the base of the basket with a bit more glue to ensure everything fits neatly. Avoid getting excess glue on the wooden base of the basket near the base of the wires. Set aside to dry thoroughly before you begin to weave your basket

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