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Displaying gourds
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Can anyone suggest an online outlet for the little display stands or 'legs' to support a gourd? Thanks.  Thanks to Bonnie for creating and maintaing this informative and enjoyable site. It is where I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carol Henker Jul 24, 2013.

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Christine Garrison commented on Carol Henker's photo
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"Great ideas on the embellishments.."
Aug 29, 2013
Christine Garrison commented on Carol Henker's photo
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"I did one with cattle brands also. I wish I had thought of putting on the dates.. This is great! Love your design."
Aug 29, 2013
Carol Henker replied to Dani Montoya's discussion Strengthening a gourd
"I was able to fill a crack with a paste I made from carpenter's glue mixed with gourd sawdust. I smoothed it before allowing it to dry;  then sanded it to be smooth with the surface.  It seems to be holding just fine."
Aug 14, 2013
Carol Henker commented on Lorraine Benolken Hassel's photo
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"You are certainly gifted!  This is very nice."
Aug 8, 2013
Carol Henker replied to Kathy Bennett's discussion What is best finish for gourds painted with acrylics?
"It's on my shopping list! Thanks."
Jul 31, 2013
Carol Henker replied to Kathy Bennett's discussion What is best finish for gourds painted with acrylics?
"I am sure you are right.  No, I didn't seal it first, but have learned that I must now.  Thanks for your reply. Do you think that Kathy Bennett should have sealed the outside of her gourd first and what product would you suggest?"
Jul 30, 2013
Carol Henker commented on Rob and Mary Wilson's photo
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"I like it too!  The finish on the top is unique and attractive.  "
Jul 29, 2013
Carol Henker replied to Kathy Bennett's discussion What is best finish for gourds painted with acrylics?
"I can't answer your question Kathy, but I too have had trouble with white paint.  I painted the inside of a gourd with two coats of a pearlized white paint, and it is now a shiny gold color.  Strange.  I find it difficult to…"
Jul 29, 2013
Carol Henker replied to Carol Henker's discussion Displaying gourds
"Thank you Stephanie."
Jul 24, 2013
Carol Henker replied to Carol Henker's discussion Displaying gourds
"Thanks very much.  I will check them out. "
Jul 24, 2013
Carol Henker replied to Carol Henker's discussion Displaying gourds
"Thanks so much for your ideas;  much appreciated."
Jul 24, 2013
M Kathleen Ewing replied to Carol Henker's discussion Displaying gourds
"I usually make the ones I need.. I use copper tubeing and bend it to the size needed.. Copper has gone way up the last couple of years so Im always on the look out for stuff I can recycle.. Ive also used air clay to build stands for those that need…"
Jul 24, 2013
Stephanie Freedman replied to Carol Henker's discussion Displaying gourds
"Go to, bluewhale.com.  You'll find a variety of styles."
Jul 24, 2013
Cheryl Lewis replied to Carol Henker's discussion Displaying gourds
"Try Bonnie's site Arizonagourds.com.  Also Turtlefeathers.net has some stands.  Try just entering Gourd stands as a search on your computer and see what it brings up.  There are several places out there to buy gourd stands. Hope…"
Jul 24, 2013
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Displaying gourds

Can anyone suggest an online outlet for the little display stands or 'legs' to support a gourd? Thanks.  Thanks to Bonnie for creating and maintaing this informative and enjoyable site. It is where I learn anything I know about gourding! See More
Jul 24, 2013
Carol Henker commented on Merril McHenry's photo
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"So clever!  You have amazing talent!"
Jul 19, 2013

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I am a beginner, but have attended a couple of gourd festivals in the USA and also love spending my spare time creating my gourd projects.

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At 8:38pm on June 8, 2013, Gloria Dittrick said…

Hi Carol

The background was left natural gourd.

Glad you like it. Thanks, Gloria

At 2:06pm on February 19, 2013, Darlene Propp said…

Welcome,  Carol. We’re glad you’re here. There are many  activities and discussions in which you may want to participate.  Look around and join in.  Add some  photos of your own, but please no more than 25. And have fun!  The  GAE rules are located on the right side of the main page.   Darlene

 
 
 

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