Basketry

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Basketry merit badge
Status: Elective
Created: 1927
Discontinued: no
BSA Advancement ID: 027
Requirements revision: 2004
Latest pamphlet revision: 2003

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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.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

Notes

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Basketry is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
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