Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet Basketry Merit Badge

Basketry


Requirements were REVISED effective January 1, 2015.

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  1. Describe precautions you should take to safely use basketry tools and materials.
    Do the following:
    1. Explain to your counselor the hazards you are most likely to encounter while using basketry tools and materials, and what you should do to anticipate, help prevent, mitigate, and respond to these hazards.
    2. Discuss the prevention of and first-aid treatment for injuries, including cuts, scratches, and scrapes, that could occur while working with basketry tools and materials.
  2. Do the following:
    1. Show your counselor that you are able to identify each of the following types of baskets: plaited, coiled, ribbed, and wicker.
    2. Describe three different types of weaves to your counselor.
  3. Plan and weave each of the following projects:
    1. a square basket;
    2. a round basket; and
    3. a campstool seat.

BSA Advancement ID#: 27
Requirements last updated in: 2015
Pamphlet Publication Number: 35864
Pamphlet Stock (SKU) Number: 35864 or 619632
Pamphlet Revision Date: 2014

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