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.
Westfall Basket 11.5" x 9" Marjorie Westfall Prewitt The Westfall family of central Missouri has been making their unique white oak ribbed baskets for over 100 years. Marjorie is the only Westfall to make a square shaped basket. Her nephew, Ron continues the five generation legacy of the Westfall basket.