It’s All in the De “tails”

10″ x 10″ x 48″

Here’s a white oak fish trap that was a boatload of fun to make. It’s a replica, with exception of carved heads and tails, of a trap made by old-time South Carolina basket weaver Elbert Brown that is part of the McKissick collection.

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Thanks to the great staff at the McKissick in Columbia, SC for letting me closely study their assortment of fish traps.

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