Baskets & Boxes

"Shoskom" Bhutanese basket, woven from plastic bottles. Technique developed for the Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative in Bhutan in 2014

Tetrapak juice boxes.







Rolled paper and plastic PET (#1) bottles.
I learned this durable technique in Salta, Argentina in 2003.

LDPE 6-pack rings melted with a heat gun over a glass mould, then removed when cool. Lifespan before plastic grows brittle: about 7-8 years.
Ghost Money Box
Bent milk carton covered in Taiwanese ghost money. Thread spool top.Box technique seen in Portland, Oregon USA.