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Leslie Hargrove commented on Leslie Hargrove's photo
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"This was my mothers design - her 2nd gourd project EVER! and she just hand drew on the gourds and then wood burned them!  I hope at 82 I am still doing this!"
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Leslie Hargrove commented on Leslie Hargrove's photo
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gourd angel

"I made a couple as ornaments and they are so cute!"
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Jody Neugebauer commented on Claudia Wesleythornburg's photo
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"BOO"

"scary!!! good job!"
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Jody Neugebauer commented on Judy Richie's photo
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Two Antlers

"beautiful! I love all your gourds!"
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Gloria Alexander commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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GAlexander-Oct14 Challenge

"Thank you, Claudia. Not sure if the wood hardener + acrylic is the right technique, but seem to work this time. It was water based wood gardener so stirred well and was generous with the amount I sponged in ..."
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Debbie Wilson/Visions in Wood commented on Claudia Wesleythornburg's photo
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"Too great! Very well done."
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Sandy Schneider commented on heru prastyo's photo
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"That's a lot of scrubbing!"
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Sandy Schneider commented on Claudia Wesleythornburg's photo
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GAE1

"So realistic.  You are very talented."
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Sandy Schneider commented on Claudia Wesleythornburg's photo
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"BOO"

"Wow, great perspective and colors on this!  Excellent!"
5 hours ago
Claudia Wesleythornburg commented on Leslie Hargrove's photo
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gourd nativity

"VERY NICE"
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Claudia Wesleythornburg commented on Leslie Hargrove's photo
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gourd angel

"THIS IS CUTE. WOULD LOOK GREAT ON MY CHRISTMAS TREE."
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Claudia Wesleythornburg commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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GAlexander-Oct14 Challenge

"THIS IS JUST GREAT!!! THE HOLDER IS  PERFECT FOR THIS.   WOOD HARDNER MIXED WITH THE COPPER ACRYLIC SOUNDS INTERESTING, I'LL HAVE TO TRY IT."
5 hours ago
 

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