Ash Baskets by Fran
Traditional Split Black Ash Baskets made in Maine for order onlinePicnic with traditional split ash basket or use for market basketCanoe, hike, or camp with traditional spit ash pack baasketWooden Bottom Baskets for many usesComplete black ash basket catelogTraditional Split Black Ash Pack Basket

Black Ash Baskets by Fran available for order online

Black ash baskets may be ordered online using Paypal, check or money order on our secure server. If you prefer, you may call to place your order or send it by mail. All baskets are sent via USPS priority mail, insured with tracking. Shipping costs are added in the shopping cart. 
(All of Fran’s baskets are made from pounded black (also called brown) ash. In some of the smaller baskets, the pounded ash is then hand split.)
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Large pack basket

Price

$1000.00

Description

 I have one of these and it is a favorite of mine. This large black ash pack basket measures 17” high and 16” wide at the widest point. It is especially well-suited for canoe and camping trips. It comes with a handsome 1 inch wide handcrafted leather harness that is adjustable.

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Day  pack basket

Price

$800.00

Description

This pounded black ash pack basket measures 14 ½” high and 14” wide at the widest point. It is perfect for fishing trips, day hikes, and picnics. It is fitted with the same handsome leather harness as the large pack, except it is Ύ inch wide.

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Louis Paul pack

Price

$800.00

Description

This is simply the sweetest small black ash pack basket I have ever seen. It is 12” high and 12” wide at the widest point. It comes in quite narrow at the top. It is great for picnics and trips to the market. Its beauty is complemented by a striking Ύ inch wide leather harness.

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Fishing creel

Price

$650.00

Description

Black ash basket is 6 ½” high and 15” wide and comes with an ash rim and cedar top. Of course there is a hole to put your fish into the basket.

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Long market basket

Price

$400.00

Description

Black ash basket is  5-7” high and 11”x22” at the top. Great for gardening, holding flowers or picnics, or going to market.

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Market basket

Price

$350.00

Description

Black ash basket measures 6” high and 11”x16” at the top. This is one of the most popular baskets. It is a multi-purpose basket good for harvesting, holding fruit, carrying picnics, or taking to market.

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Miniature market basket

Price

$75.00

Description

Split black ash basket is  6” high and 4 ½”x6 Ύ” at the top. This looks just like the market basket only smaller. It makes a great small picnic basket and can be used for berry picking.

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Square to round berry basket (square base, round top)

Price

$50.00

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Split black ash basket is  4” high and 6”x6” at the top. It has a wooden handle.

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Rectangle shaped berry basket

Price

$75.00

Description

Split black ash basket is  4” high and 6 ½”x9 ½”. This is one of my favorite baskets and I use mine often.

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Trinket baskets

Price

$25.00

Description

Split black ash basket is 1 ½” – 2 ½” high and 2”-4 ½” at the top. They go from square to round. These are very popular and make wonderful gifts. I love making them; it gives me a chance to be really creative. I can add color or curly cues.

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Large tote

Price

$400.00

Description

Black ash basket is 12” high and 5 ½”x12” at the base (larger at the top). This comes with canvas carrying straps, and is the favorite of many, including everyone in my family. We use it for trips to town, meetings at work, going to the beach or the gym, etc.

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Medium tote

Price

$200.00

Description

Black ash basket is 9” high and 8”x10” at the top. This smaller version of the large tote is a multi-purpose carrying basket with canvas handles. It would make a great knitting basket or a large purse.

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Small tote

Price

$100.00

Description

Black ash basket is 6” high and 8”x10” at the top. It makes a handy purse or great lunch basket, and I use mine all the time. Colorful canvas straps add beauty.

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Pint tote

Price

$50.00

Description

Split black ash basket is 4” high and 5”x5” at the top. This canvas-handled tote would make a fun berry basket, kid’s purse, candy holder, etc. It’s a cutie!

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Magazine or whatever basket

Price

$300.00

Description

Split black ash basket is 6”-8” high and 10”x10” at the rim. This large 10” square basket has no handle and can hold most anything. Rolled towels look great in it.

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6” round wooden base Small

Price

$50.00

Description

Split black ash basket is looks great on a bureau, in a bathroom, or anywhere.

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6” round wooden base Large

Price

$75.00

Description

Split black ash basket is looks great on a bureau, in a bathroom, or anywhere.

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10” round wooden base

Price

$100.00

Description

Black ash basket is 3 ½” high and 11” across at the top. This large round basket can be used to hold fruit, mail, or makeup. Narrow weavers give it a delicate appearance.

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8” oval round base

Price

$50.00

Description

Split black ash basket is 2” high and 6 ½”x9” at the rim. This is one of my favorite wooden base baskets, and is usually made with very narrow satin weavers.

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Silverware caddy

Price

$75.00

Description

Split black ash basket is 2 ½” high and 9”x12” at the top. This one’s a winner! The wooden base has upright pine dividers with carrying handle.

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6” square to round wooden base

Price

$50.00

Description

Split black ash basket is  3 ½” high and 8” across at the rim. Guys like this basket for wallet and change. Dave has one and loves it.

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Pie basket, square to round with wooden base

Price

$350.00

Description

Black ash basket is 5 ½” high and 12 ½” across at the top. This sturdy basket has a lovely handmade wood carrying handle. Great for pies or potluck casseroles.

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Traditional pounded black ash baskets made from log to finished product by Frannie A. Doonan, Maine basketmaker and instructor since 1991.
Frannie’s Ash Baskets
Maine Journeys 2839 Ohio St.
Glenburn, ME 04401

  207-884-6278