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Hellen Martin commented on Hellen Martin's photo

FINAL - Carved Tooling 2

"Thank you for your nice comments."
2 hours ago
sylvia sanders colter commented on Lesley Orr's photo


"i really love this unique and colorful basket...good job "
12 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on Darla Hines's photo


"Thanks Lesley!"
13 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on Lesley Orr's photo

Horse hearts

"I didn't see this angle of the piece earlier....went to your page, this really does set the piece into the western look, adds a bunch to it and I liked it before."
13 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on Lesley Orr's photo

Horse hearts

"I bet the t-shirt was super! This color, depth and over all design is just perfect on this gourd. Needless to say I like horses and most things with a western feel. You did good!"
13 hours ago
Lesley Orr commented on Darla Hines's photo


"WOW... You are multi-talented."
17 hours ago
Lesley Orr commented on Lesley Orr's photo

Horse hearts

"Thank you Darla. The horses are a design I made 25 years ago to put on t-shirts. I doubt I knew what a gourd was back then."
17 hours ago
Martha Douglas replied to Veronica Scribner's discussion Woodburning Tool
"I used one of the cheap brands to begin with and was very unhappy with the results. I use a Burnmaster and have a half dozen different pens. I love it. Got mine from Welburn Gourd farms."
17 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on Lesley Orr's photo

Horse hearts

"This turned out great I have a similar drawing drawn out on a canteen gourd....it's waiting for me to carry through and finish it. Very nicely done!"
18 hours ago
Lesley Orr commented on Lesley Orr's photo

Horse hearts

"Thank you Sandy. It was a commission for people in the Saddlebred industry...(Hence the long necks) They were quite taken with it.. And it's wondeful that you like it as well."
19 hours ago
Sandy Schneider commented on Lesley Orr's photo

Horse hearts

"Lesley, this is lovely. Very simple, but very effective."
21 hours ago
Jody Neugebauer commented on Candy Miller's photo
23 hours ago


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