Creating a basket
Here is the equipment you will need to build the 4x4x4 inch basket on the left:
When you are finished you will want to line your basket with either:
Bill showing the shape of the wire to work with.
The wire is 16" x 4" and the piece that sticks out is 4" x 4".
This will be bent to make the basket shown above.
Cut every other wire.
The remaining protruding wires will be bent
|Bend the wire into a box shape.|
|Bend the protruding wires to lock the basket in place.|
Add spagnum moss, coconut fiber or shade cloth to line the basket.
Add the potting medium of your choice and a plant.
Attach a four wire hanger to the basket to produce
the finished box.
|Photos Copyright 2008 Malcolm McCorquodale III.|