Gourd Art Enthusiasts

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Sandra Hutchins
  • Female
  • Duluth, GA
  • United States
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Sandra Hutchins replied to Judy absher's discussion 3D Carving finishing
"Judy, I'm just reading this thread but wanted you to know that your gourd looks really good. Good job!"
Apr 3, 2014
Sandra Hutchins replied to Barry Sholder's discussion Carving
"Thanks, Bonnie, I will ask my dentist. Thanks, also, for the very quick reply."
Oct 14, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Lindsay Clark's discussion Using Gulf Wax (Paraffin Wax)
"Helmsman's Spar Varnish is used to waterproof boats. I use it for fountains, vases, etc. and it works great."
Oct 14, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Barry Sholder's discussion Carving
"Bonnie, do you know where the dental bits can be purchased? I have googled them in the past but did not come up with any sites. Help will be appreciated."
Oct 14, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Georgia Frazer's discussion Using alcohol ink dye
"I have used Adirondack Alcohol Ink over just about anything that has a smooth, non-porous finish. Adirondack ink was created to use over plastic-type objects. I use a spar varnish, Helmsman's, over my inked gourds using a sponge to put it on. I…"
Oct 14, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Christine Pace's discussion Oil Paints on gourds?
"Christine, I use Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits. I use Spar Varnish on everything I do. If you try the paint sticks, let me know how you like them."
Sep 26, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Christine Pace's discussion Oil Paints on gourds?
"Christine, since my last message about oil paint, I have started using a product that Bonnie G. talked about in her newsletter. It's Shiva Painstiks. They come in crayon type sticks. You cut off a piece, thin it out and start painting.…"
Sep 25, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Christine Pace's discussion Oil Paints on gourds?
"Cheryl, I have used them on canvas but never on gourds. They work well."
Sep 25, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to June Johnson's discussion tiny rotary tool
"Yes, June, we certainly are!"
Jun 11, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Sherry Ritter (Whitney)'s discussion Gourd dust
"Your last sentence says it all!"
Jun 10, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Mary Postal's discussion Gourd crafting tools for the beginner
"My husband, bless his heart!"
Jun 10, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Marcia (Marty) McCarter's discussion Safety:
"Ohhh, sorry to hear this! Be sure and take your meds. We have a young lady here in Georgia who has lost one leg, a foot, and fingers to the skin-eating disease going around. Take care and thanks for letting us know that you can get a fungus disease."
Jun 10, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to June Johnson's discussion tiny rotary tool
"That's funny! My husband has started cleaning my gourds for me, too (I have COPD) and is now woodburning. But, he, too, should wear some kind of mask. Bonnie Gibson sells one of the disposable mask that I like. It's not a one-time use…"
Jun 10, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Sherry Ritter (Whitney)'s discussion Gourd dust
"Sherry, I like Louise didn't even think about gourd dust when I began gourding. Then, I started hearing about "gourd flu" which seems to me you have. I have COPD and can't say that gourd working caused it (smoking did) but it…"
Jun 10, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to tammy evans's discussion Burning nibs ?
"I use the back of an old ceramic tile to clean mine with. It works good and is inexpensive."
Jun 10, 2012
Sandra Hutchins replied to Kathleen G. Lovan's discussion proxxon super minijigsaw
"I'm coming in very late on this post but wanted to let you know that up until last year I did all of my cutting and carving with a proxxon. I don't know the model # right off hand but it is the same size as the one in the video. I used it,…"
Feb 8, 2012

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What is your interest in gourds? Please be specific - one word answers will not be accepted. We block all potential spammers. YOU MUST use both your first and last name on your profile or we will not approve your membership.
I love gourds because of the beauty I see in the raw gourd, without any decoration. After they are decorated in whatever manner, they are absolutely beautiful!

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At 11:36am on April 17, 2011, Sandra Whittier said…

Oh Sandy,
  Olga was making lymphadema bras for all of us until JUJU Chang on GMA made them sound like sexy undies.  Olga stopped making them on that day. I  have bought a pump machine I use an hour each day (especially ) during the summer and I don't need that blasted sleeve or therpy any more. 

  I was checking out all the comments and ran across yours.  So sorry, I'll save everyone by saying I have one of those torn, bloody tee shirts, too.   I'll friend you in case you would like more info. on the machine. 

At 11:09am on January 06, 2011, Sandra ( Sandy) Phillips gave Sandra Hutchins a gift
At 6:07pm on November 2, 2010, Kathy Bird said…
Hi, Sandra. Hoping to see at the Hot Lanta meet this month. I'm having a difficult time with my chronic fatigue, but crossing my fingers that I'll make the next meeting. I'm really glad to have found this site!
At 3:02pm on August 22, 2010, Sandra ( Sandy) Phillips said…
Ah thank you so much for the compliment on the gourd box I made. I need to make some more : ) I really enjoyed that one. It was just one of those gourds and designs that kind of made itself and all went smoothly.
At 4:04pm on February 10, 2010, Charlotte Durrence said…
Would love to be your friend. I don't spend too much time here but love to hear the comments.
At 9:40pm on January 21, 2010, Sandra Hutchins said…
I would for you to come back to the Motherland, Dynva. I would love to see Page, too. Stay in touch and let's do make plans.
At 6:38pm on January 21, 2010, Dynva Todd said…
Thanks so much Sandra! What nice compliments :-) I am so glad you are in this group! I hope to come visit Page sometime maybe late summer and if I do, we definitely have to get together and work on gourds :-)
At 11:43am on January 21, 2010, Sandra Hutchins said…
Hi, Darlene! I'm glad to be here. I've had a tough last years. In 2008 I had breast cancer with a mastsectomy, I have COPD, and this last fall we had a 90' red oak tree hit our house. My pictures and everything gourd related are scattered around. We just have gotten back into our house. I will definitely add the photos when I find them! As for me in a photo, hmmmm! I haven't had a good picture taken of me in 20 years so I tend to not offer a recent photo. Finding this site has made me get back into the gourd glow! Thanks.
At 8:21am on January 21, 2010, Darlene Propp said…
Welcome, Sandra. We’re glad you’ve joined us. Please feel free to add a profile picture – and, of course, your own gourd photos. There are many activities and discussions for you to participate in. Look around and join in. And have fun! Darlene
 
 
 

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