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''Source: 2007 Boy Scout Requirements (33215)''
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== Worksheets ==
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Merit Badge Worksheets can help Scouts organize notes, listen actively, and document their work. Many worksheets also contain links to free, online video instruction.
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* [http://meritbadge.org/index.php?title=Merit_Badge_Worksheets MeritBadge Worksheets]
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* Backup copies: [http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/list.asp usscouts.org]
== Notes ==
== Notes ==
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Please visit [http://www.countryseat.com/basketinfo.htm The Country Seat's FAQ's pages] for lots of great information about basket weaving and chair seat weaving. If you can't find your questions, let us know and we'll get an answer for you.
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[http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges.aspx Per the BSA:] 'You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject.' Merit badge pamplets are available at your local [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/storeloc.aspx Scout Shop] or online at [http://www.scoutstuff.org/ ScoutStuff.org).
== Help with these requirements ==
== Help with these requirements ==
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We have [http://www.countryseat.com/freebasketpattern.htm Free Basket Patterns] on our website. The Piedmont Planter is a round basket (made with round reed) and the Carolina Candy Basket is a square basket (made with flat reed).
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The Bastery kits for each project are available at your local [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/storeloc.aspx Scout Shop] or online at [http://www.scoutstuff.org/ ScoutStuff.org) and other sites. Free patterns are at: on our website. The Piedmont Planter is a round basket (made with round reed) and the Carolina Candy Basket is a square basket (made with flat reed).
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The [http://catalog.countryseat.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=1549 301 Rush kit] is typically used for the campstool requirement. This is a great way to learn how to weave a rush seat. We also offer the same stool kit with a seagrass seat or splint seat.
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The [http://catalog.countryseat.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=1549 301 Rush kit] is typically used for the campstool requirement.
== External links ==
== External links ==
*[http://www.countryseat.com Basketry Information & Supplies]
*[http://www.countryseat.com Basketry Information & Supplies]
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*[http://www.countryseat.com/freebasketpattern.htm Free Basket Patterns]
*[http://www.beebes.net/basket/ Basketry Information]
*[http://www.beebes.net/basket/ Basketry Information]
*[http://members.aol.com/basketry1/questions.html Basketry Questions and Basketry Answers!]
*[http://members.aol.com/basketry1/questions.html Basketry Questions and Basketry Answers!]

Revision as of 10:32, March 2, 2008

Basketry merit badge
Status: Elective
Created: 1927
Discontinued: no
BSA Advancement ID:
Requirements revision: 2004
Latest pamphlet revision: 2003

Contents

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Merit badge requirements

1. Describe precautions you should take to safely use basketry tools and materials.
2. Do the following:
a. Show your counselor that you are able to identify each of the following types of baskets: plaited, coiled, ribbed, and wicker.
b. Describe three different types of weaves to your counselor.
3. Plan and weave each of the following projects:
a. a square basket;
b. a round basket; and
c. a campstool seat.

Source: 2007 Boy Scout Requirements (33215)

Worksheets

Merit Badge Worksheets can help Scouts organize notes, listen actively, and document their work. Many worksheets also contain links to free, online video instruction.

Notes

Per the BSA: 'You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject.' Merit badge pamplets are available at your local Scout Shop or online at [http://www.scoutstuff.org/ ScoutStuff.org).

Help with these requirements

The Bastery kits for each project are available at your local Scout Shop or online at [http://www.scoutstuff.org/ ScoutStuff.org) and other sites. Free patterns are at: on our website. The Piedmont Planter is a round basket (made with round reed) and the Carolina Candy Basket is a square basket (made with flat reed). The 301 Rush kit is typically used for the campstool requirement.

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