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Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Arts and Crafts/Basketry

1. Know the names of two countries where Rattan (cane) is grown.Edit

Most (70%) of the world's rattan grows in Indonesia, distributed among Borneo, Celebes, Sumbawa islands. The rest of the world's supply comes from the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Bangladesh.

2. Explain how to treat pithcane (reed) before weaving.Edit

3. What tools would you use forEdit

a. Cane basket making?Edit

b. Raffia or Indian basket making?Edit

4. DefineEdit

a. Weaver singeingEdit

b. CrushingEdit

5. Explain how toEdit

a. Mend a broken spoke (stake).Edit

b. Join a weaving rod (reed).Edit

6. Name two kinds of bases used in baskets and tell in which type of basket each one can be used.Edit

7. Describe how to layEdit

a. A footridge borderEdit

b. A three-rod borderEdit

8. Do the following: simple weaving, slewing, and bispoking, and stitch a raffia base.Edit

9. Make a cane sandwich tray with a wood base.Edit

10. Make a hot roll basket with a woven base.Edit

11. Make a round hot pad six inches (15.2 cm) in diameter in Raffia or Indian basketry.Edit

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