Wire laundry basket – It has been popular since vintage era until now in contemporary trend. Metal laundry baskets in form of wire type are strong and durable. Mostly, they are with wheels especially the larger ones. They can hold many clothes without breaking them. On the previous post about wire hamper, best values of having it in your laundry room are discussed already. On this one, we are discussing about the quality basket or hamper to rely on the material.
Actually, it is not that hard in how to make a laundry basket from metal wire. You can decide the style whether rustic, vintage or contemporary. French wire hamper is very popular in today’s trend. French wire laundry basket has its own style. Cheap, sturdy and surely stylish in adding your laundry room a unique touch. How to make wire basket? Check these steps out!
How to Make French Wire Laundry Basket
The cost is around $20 to bring the feel-like Jean Seberg in 1960s Paris atmosphere. The materials you should collect are;
- Wood circle, you can choose whether stain or paint, polyurethane
- Galvanized steel wire fencing
- Screws and washers
The Making of Wire Laundry Basket Steps:
- The wood circle is to be stained or painted which later sealed by applying polyurethane coat.
- The circle is to be laid on the floor.
- Then wrap it around with wire fencing that has been unrolled first.
- Snip the fencing’s length up using wire cutters.
- To allow you twist the wire around the opposite fencing edge, leave an overlap sufficiently.
- Twist each wire piece using pliers around the opposite fencing’s edge. Just work it all your way up the hamper’s height so that tight.
- Any excess can be trimmed and clamped down so that there are no any sharp, snaggy edges at all.
- See the bottom by laying the hamper on its side to snip the wires and form little squares. Bend them under the wood circle bottom.
- A small washer and screw are to be driven inside of the wood’s square. 5 or 6 screws will be able to hold it well together.
- Then, add casters
The work is done!
If you care buying more than making one, Walmart and Target can be both great destinations where to seek for some. With wheels, liners and more can be browsed. Just make sure of finding the most correct wire laundry basket.