Brad has created the Hardware Basket!
The Hardware Basket was born in April of 2007 after frustrations arose trying to find comprehensive plans for a sturdy basket. The Hardware Basket is at a point where you can build one, but it will always be in a state of evolution as I get feedback. Heck, in it's first weekend alone, I received several suggestions that made the basket better.
He's done a wonderful job doccumenting his process. For instructions and stories see his site: