Acorn Gourd Birdhouse
What a cute birdhouse! Created using two gourds, a roof cut from the top of a round gourd, and an apple gourd for the base. Stained to look like and acorn, sealed with polyurethane for outdoor use. Birds love gourds for nesting!
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3/32″ Veiner, U-Shaped Carving Tool – 6″ Palm
This tool makes fine u-shaped cuts. Great for making thin lines around a gourd. Ergonomic handle has flat spot on bottom for secure grip and control.
1/4″ -#9B Gourd Carving Tool-6″ palm
6" long bent U shaped Palm Tool – 1/4" #9B gouge. This tool is very popular with gourd carvers. Ergonomic handle has flat spot on bottom for secure grip and control.
4 Pack Bulbs
Buy extra lamp bulbs to have on hand. 4 pack of 5W bulbs fit night lights, christmas candles and more.
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.
6′ plug-in light cord w/ switch and socket (metal prong type)
Lamp cord w/clip in light socket. STP-2, 10 amp rating. U.L. Listed, Sockets rated 40W Max. Bulb. For indoor use only. 6 ft long, on/off switch, bulb included. Lamp Base sold separately.
Birdhouse Starter Kit
Our gourd birdhouse kit is an excellant way to get started and learn how to make your own gourd birdhouse. The kit contains a pre-drilled entrance hole in the gourd, you learn how to clean out the gourd with the scraping tool included in the kit. Instructions on how to finish drilling your hanging and drainage holes using your own drill, and adding the finish to the outside of the gourd. Hanging rawhide strap included. Your supply your own finishing supplies. Or use natural if you desire. A great starter kit for young and old alike!