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Harvesting Cactus Fiber for Gourds

  I live in Texas where the prickly pear cactus grows abundantly. Thanks to Janice Lyon's message about how she gathers cactus fiber for us…

Started by Georgia Cunningham

10 on Wednesday
Reply by Pamela Hammermann

Fossil embellishments

I have recently bought some Ammonites and gemstones that I'd like to embed into a gourd.  Can anyone tell me the best way to embed a fossil…

Started by Sharon Foster

26 Oct 11, 2016
Reply by Rhonda Kesner

Carvin' Cage

Here is a set of plans so you can build your own Carvin' Cage. Keep the dust in the Cage, not on you.   Bonnie Adams Cabinmade Artworks 

Started by Bonnie Adams

29 Feb 15, 2016
Reply by Sarah castro

green drying gourds in water

i have read a few ways to dry gourds in water rather than letting them dry naturally in air. there are many benefits to simply cutting an o…

Started by randy storm

5 Nov 23, 2015
Reply by Helen Child

Zetangle designs - free!

When I was in grade school(way too long ago!)I used to doodle on the sides of my work papers all the time; on my notebooks too and those cr…

Started by Christine Pace

18 Jul 16, 2015
Reply by Betty Powers

Enlarging patterns, photos or other images.

Attached is a tutorial for duplicating patterns, photos or other images if you don't have access to a computer that can automatically perfo…

Started by Bonnie Adams

2 Dec 11, 2014
Reply by sylvia colter

How to transfer a photo to a gourd for wood burning

Last week I decided to do a Demo at the Brick City Emporium in Fort Smith AR, where I have rented a space, my boutique, to sell my gourds a…

Started by Dani Montoya

5 Sep 1, 2014
Reply by LouAnn Ingram

TJ Kleens youtube channel

Hello all.  TJ here.  Letting you know that my youtube channel is finally up and running.  It is a channel for all things power carving.  I…

Started by TJ Kleens

1 Feb 12, 2014
Reply by Valerie Garrett

Gourd Work Stand for light to medium work loads.

Attached are pics of a light to medium duty, handmade work stand for holding gourds in place to work on them at eye level. Relatively cheap…

Started by Bonnie Adams

15 Nov 11, 2013
Reply by Barbara Piazza

Gourd I D Chart (small version)

I still have another trip back to the printer for some correction and clean-up, but couldn't wait to post a copy of my new gourd i.d. chart…

Started by Bonnie Adams

8 Jun 3, 2013
Reply by Pam Montgomery


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