One time a long long time ago, at a summercamp I learned to make a basket out of popsicle sticks.
While it may look time consuming it only takes about 45 min for a first timer and less than 30 minutes if you made a few. Once completely dry it is surprisingly strong.

Step 1: Gather Materials

For this simple project you will need,

~White Glue (Elmers)
If you really need to feel special you can use hot glue, but I find that that doesnt look as nice when completed


~Craft Sticks (craft section at Wal-Mart)


<p>I made it but it does not look as nice as the photo on th computer as I do not have a steady hand.</p>
Love this and so easy to make. I think mine turned out a bit different at the bottom tho
<p>I just made it,should litsen you to use the glue instead the hot glue </p>
Nice craft!
<p>great,it's a good for lots of things</p>
<p>It makes a great catch-all for near our front door. It's big enough for keys, cell phone, wallet, and other things in my pockets. Thank You.</p>
<p>Hey, looks great! Nice to see people still making something I posted over 5 years ago.</p>
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<p>First off just so when you go to the store you are not looked at funny it is &quot;popsicle&quot; sticks not &quot;poop&quot; sticks. Second off you don't need to attach them as long as you have glue. Mine was just simple wood glue. It took two days for me and I think I put a book on the sticks to compress things overnight, and then started on the bottom the next day. As long as you let the glue dry completely you don't need to attach anything.</p>
it was fun my wife loved it
<p>how to atched the poop sticks<br>please tell me at my adress<br>adila.naaz@yahoo.com</p><p>/nabeelarbiala@yahoo.com</p>
<p>Did it a long time ago. Still have it.</p>
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thanks for this instructable. I have made one and it came out perfect.
here's mine! it looks like yers :D
This is very interesting! Good idea :)
this is very nice <br>i tried once , i got it perfectly<br>thankx
Although I used hot glue. But is so much better than that &quot;takes hours to dry&quot; glue. mine dried fast &amp; was ready to use when I got done! &amp; there's no chance of it falling apart. IT IS AWESOME!!!!!! :D
It is very nice and the instructions given are very simple and easy to follow.I like this .
good idea to recycle Popsicle Stick<br>there is a plastic type form Popsicle stick , i think it will be durable <br>thanks for sharing<br>
I'm thinking it will become a planting pot if I make one.&nbsp; What kind of glue should I use?<br />
&nbsp;I used elmer's glue-all white glue, but if its outside you might want a more waterproof glue, I'm not sure what kind would be sufficiant though.
How about wood glue?
If it is the waterproof kind, than it will most definitely work. Also if it is going outside, you should probably seal it by dipping it or coating it somehow.
so... how muxh sticks did you use?
it's so wonderful to have a site like that; where person like me can learn something; this is my first time and I will try this popsicle basket thanks so much
That's super cool. When I first saw it, I thought it looked like mini bleachers. Paint the bottom green and put some little people in there and you have your own tiny baseball stadium! :)
I've made lots of things with popcicle sticks, but I've definatly haven'y ever got so detailed. Way to go. Your basket is really neat.
Thanks, I've also made a lot of things out of them, when i need to make something i don't have, popsicle sticks are first in line.
This looks so cool. I'm going to try this as soon as I can get a big bag o' sticks.
That's freaking <em>amazing</em>.<br/><br/>I don't have enough popsicle sticks, but if I ever get this much, definitely will want to try this out.<br/>+1 rating.<br/>(added to favorites)<br/>
do you comment on everything?
Why not?
because it takes forever
No, but he does comment on every featured or popular instructable.
But I like his replies. It's normally positive feedback which is good for the poster. Plus, his pic makes me think Buckethead is replying all the time. Anything with Buckethead gets a thumbs up in my book.
Hahaha, go Buckethead!
He commented on mine within the first few hours it was submitted...
Who really cares? He posts his feedback whether it be good or bad. Most people appreciate knowing what other people think. This is an instructable about making a basket out of popsicle sticks, not a discussion about why GM posts his feedback or not.
So yeah...about them popsicle sticks...
But it makes people feel pretty good when they deserve it
You can buy them in boxes at craft stores like Michaels or A.C. Moore. They're extremely cheap too. You dont have to eat a few hundred Popsicles for it. :D
Very creative, I like this a lot. I work with kids, and this would be a perfect craft to do with them after school! Favorited!
I have that same box of stix. Funny, If I do this, I'll use hot glue :D
Wow. That may be the nicest popsicle stick basket I have ever seen. It's much nicer than my laser cut popsicle stick swirly bowl (I'm working on improvements).

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