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Underwater Basketweaving : My Hobby Since 2001

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  1. Underwater Basketweaving:My Hobby Since 2001 By Funky Winkerbean Final Project CIS 115, Fall 2008

  2. What is Underwater Basketweaving? • Weaving baskets underwater • Duh! • History • Originated in Elbonia in 1234 AD • Major flooding in region • Required working under water • No scuba equipment then • Yikes!

  3. Who Underwater Basketweaves? • Elbonians (since 1200s) • All ages • Must know how to swim! • Popular hobby in Timbucktoo, Lower Umbriana, & Eastern Bamboonia • Growing popularity in US & Europe

  4. Materials Needed • For baskets • Mostly natural materials & fibers • Rushes • Dried weeds • But not for long… Tee hee… • String • Scuba tank (recommended) • Swim fins

  5. Growth in PopularityIn 1000s of hobbyists & professionals

  6. Hazards of Underwater Basketweaving • The bends • Looking like a prune • If ocean, not swimming pool • Attacks by sharks & other predators • Mutant algae infections • Barnacle-like skin growths • Soggy outlook on life

  7. Award Winning Underwater Basketweavers

  8. The Award Winning BasketAn Appalachian Egg BasketInternational Award, Design, 2002

  9. Some of My Baskets

  10. Resources for Underwater Basketweavers • Local affinity groups • State groups • Maryland Basketweavers Association (MBA) • National groups • National Society of Underwater Basketweavers (NSUB) • International • International Association of Underwater Basketweaving (IAUB) • Journals • Journal of Underwater Basketweaving

  11. Summary • What is Underwater Basketweaving? • Who Underwater Basketweaves? • Materials Needed • Growth in PopularityIn 1000s of hobbyists & professionals • Growth in Popularity • Hazards of Underwater Basketweaving • Award Winning Underwater Basketweavers

  12. Works Cited [Students: This last slide will list your references using MLA format.]