For more than 40 years, Don Barber built ocean going wood boats in the Pacific Northwest community of Coos Bay, Oregon.

In 1979 Don retired from shipbuilding and started a family business handcrafting baskets out of rare myrtlewood.

Dan Dunn painting with dory


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   Drift Dory Boat

Designed after the drift dories used to run the rivers of the Pacific Northwest. 

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Over the years photos of the baskets have been used on the covers, layouts and  advertisements of many publications.

An indication that our baskets have been a good product have been our customers, especially the ones we have been supplying for over 20 years.

    • proven designs
    • first-rate materials
    • skilled workmanship

We use Oregon Myrtlewood and solid copper. The final product is light in weight, very durable and will give its owner many years of service.

This is Quine - she keeps us company at the basket shop and takes us for walks on the beach at breaktime.

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Myrlewood Tree

To learn more about the unusual Myrtle Tree click here.

Since 1979 our baskets have been put to use in many ways...

Picnic Basket

Martha Stewart put together a executive gift basket line for Ralph Lauren using our picnic baskets.


For many years Bath and Body Works used the large bowl basket in all their stores for  shopping baskets.

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The trug baskets are especially popular with our gardening friends and family.

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Since 1979
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  You can reach us.....

    send :   E-Mail
 phone : (541) 888-4066 
  fax :  (541) 888-6266
     mail : BARBER'S BASKETS
                PO Box 5466  -  Charleston, OR  97420