How to Make a Broom

An expert broom maker explains the basic steps to making a functional and attractive broom.

plaiting a broom
Plaiting works best with an odd number of stalks. If there is an even number, simply find the thickest stalk and split it in half with a knife or thumb nail. The green cord is used to pull the end of the cord under the band to hide it.
JOHN HOLZWART