Mixed Box, QTY 8
This box of gourds consists of a variety of shapes/sizes of washed gourds, all have cracks in them. 1 LG goose gourd (8" dia), 1 penguin, 1 banana, 1 cannonball (6" dia) 1 misc (jar gourd), 2 small chinese bottle gourds. Excellent for many projects, painting, birdhouses, parts and more.
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1/4″ U Straight Carving Tool – 6″ Palm
6" long straight U – shaped Palm Tool – 1/4". This may be the most popular carving tool for Gourd Artists. ONLY 1 LEFT!
3/8″ Skew carving tool by Ramelson
Ramelson tools are made using the finest high carbon tool steel, hand forged, heat treated and tempered by expert American craftsmen. Each tool is polished, sharpened and brushed to reinforce the high standard that makes the Ramelson tool a lifetime tool. Used for wood or gourd carving. The 3/8" skew with the palm handle fits nicely into your hand for intricate work. This tool will cut even the thickest gourds.
10 Pack Fun Box
This box contains 10 washed 4"-5" gourds, variety of shapes and sizes including, bottle, cannonball, dipper and more. Perfect for making ornaments, fun for both young and old gourd enthusiasts. Families or groups will enjoy painting and creating with this fun box of washed, ready to craft, dried gourds.
A Guide to Chip-Carving Gourds
Create a stunning array of bowls, birdhouses, and ornaments. A gallery of 16 color photographs provides ideas for your own creations. Chip-carving on Gourds is a gentle, relaxing handcraft that any beginner or seasoned gourd crafter can learn and enjoy. Step-by-step instructions, along with 176 color photographs, show how to chip and chisel a gourd into a decorative piece for the house or outside. Best of all, only basic, simple tools are needed; no electric cords, no noise, no dust.
Apples To Apples, Basic Techniques for Decorating Gourds
The shape of an Apple Gourd makes it perfect to decorate for beginning artists. Ten projects include a 'Be My Valentine' gourd, fish and rooster adorned gourds, a gourd decorated with gift wrapper, and a 'Thinking of You' gourd with well-wishes written on it. There are many techniques presented. Through 178 color images and step-by-step directions you can use color, paper, common art supplies, and special effects as decorations. A gallery of finished projects will inspire your own creations.
Apple Gourd (4″ – 6″ across) medium
The distinctive apple shape makes these gourds a favorite with crafters who like to paint them. They also make great birdhouses due to their very roomy interiors.