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Neola Caveny commented on Brenda Jamison's photo
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Curved Lines

"Mahalo for the comments on my latest pieces.  Yes, I've said the same thing - a few times.  Once was when I finished the first cut-out bamboo bowl several years ago, done with a Gourd Saw.  Then I ordered the new Filipoint bur…"
59 minutes ago
Neola Caveny commented on Darla Hines's photo
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Leaf Me Alone

"Mahalo for the comments on my latest pieces.  This one was a lot of cutting-out!  That's one of the thickest gourds I've ever seen."
1 hour ago
Neola Caveny commented on gay coe's photo
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western meadowlark

"Mahalo for the kind comments on my pieces.  This one of yours is really impressive.  I used to carve like this using the Gourd Saw, but since Welburn came out with the Filipoint bur, it's so much easier.  That's what I used…"
1 hour ago
Neola Caveny commented on Barbara Van Vleck's photo
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Dragonfly and Lily by BV

"Mahalo Barbara!  I can't find a way to respond directly to your comment on my bamboo bowl - this appears to be the only way (I don't "do" Friends, even on FB).  The bur I used is the new Filipoint Bur from Welburn…"
1 hour ago
Henry Aschner commented on Henry Aschner's photo
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birds of a feather

"It's all clay. The feet are wire, but the rest is clay, using a cool color blending technique"
2 hours ago
Darla Hines commented on Darla Hines's photo
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Deer Mask

"Thanks Gay."
3 hours ago
jane weller commented on Henry Aschner's photo
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birds of a feather

"Awww, those are cute!  I can't figure out what the finish is. paint? or a technique with polymer clay?"
3 hours ago
jane weller replied to Bonnie Gibson's discussion What should become of the monthly challenge and the future of GAE
"Thank you for this group. I love it!  Just haven't logged in and participated as much lately (sometimes the reason is because of computer problems) but will try to do more.   I've learned alot from this group.  I've…"
3 hours ago
Sarah castro commented on Blanca Valdez Ricaud's photo
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DRILL GOURD, WOOD SLIGHT

"I am having a hard time with making holes for 8mm beads"
7 hours ago
Judy Gorrell commented on Blanca Valdez Ricaud's photo
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DRILL GOURD, WOOD SLIGHT

"How easy is it to use this bit. I have trouble with the holes blowing..If you know what I mean. "
7 hours ago
Arturo J. Ramirez replied to Bonnie Gibson's discussion What should become of the monthly challenge and the future of GAE
"Bonnie, this website you created is INVALUABLE! I started gourding in the stone age and only indigenous people and farmers knew what a gourd was. You remember those days! Honestly, this web site is amazing just based on the pictures. I have never…"
8 hours ago
gay coe commented on Darla Hines's photo
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Deer Mask

"This is fascinating!"
23 hours ago
 

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