"Candy hardly ever gets on this page so I'll answer for her... we use 4 brush on coats of Helsman Marine Spar Varnish by Minwax from Lowe's Hardware. The interior has 1 to 2 coats, depending on how much gets absorbed by the…"
"Maryanne, I brush on 4 coats of Helmsman Marine Spar Varnish by Minwax on the exterior, and 1 to 2 coats on the inside. They are hung using 1/8" twisted stainless steel cable. We've had two in our backyard for over 3 years and…"
"I flatten the inside bottom edge of the gourd, either by sanding/carving or using Elmer's Wood Dough, then use Gluesmith Glue to attach the nylon bracket onto the gourd. I purchased the elements for the nightlights online through a…"
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Carving, Pyrography, Wax, Coiling, any techniques I haven't tried yet!!!!
Thanks Don. for the stipplel part of my gourd i used a combination of white acrylic from Welburn Gourd and tinted it with transparent acrylics also from Welburn. I love your bird feeders and i am so encouraged and inspird by all the artist on Gourd Art Enthusiasts.
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