Leon Niehues is a studio basketmaker living and working in Huntsville, Arkansas. His baskets are made from the young white oak trees that grow in his immediate area of the Ozarks. While using traditional splint techniques, he has added innovative ideas, new construction methods, and simple design elements that dramatically change his oak baskets into exciting contemporary pieces.
Higashi Takesonosai -Japanese Bamboo Art
Maggie Henton Basket
Hand Woven Large Lidded Basket - Black and Tea
Arkansas fiber artist Leon Niehues. It is woven of white oak, stitched with waxed linen and accented with coral berry bush runners and machine screws.
DIY - How to make a heart shaped wall art out of driftwood or tree branches and twigs. Includes tips on branch selection and shows how to tie branches together.