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green drying gourds in water
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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 opening in a green gourd and then submerging it in water.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Helen Child Nov 23, 2015.

 

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finally finished, 1/4 thick 8 tall 5.5 wide. leather and ink dyes, woostain and acrylics
Jan 29
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"Cool!"
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somewhat blurry, need to read camera book more, too many pages, lost my train of thought
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"Beautiful colors, Randy."
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a rather large bottle shape from a few summers back, 13 x 8.5 acrylics , ink dye and woodstains
Jan 23
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"what kind of carver do you use,? that's awesome"
Dec 12, 2015
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"thanks kind folks"
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"Another beauty!"
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Hellen Martin commented on randy storm's photo
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"The line work is amazing!!!"
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"I like this Randy!"
Dec 3, 2015
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I thinner birdhouse gourd from a few years back 8 inch tall by 8 wide, acrylics, woodstain and leather dyes
Dec 3, 2015
Helen Child replied to randy storm's discussion green drying gourds in water
"Thanks for this Randy. I am glad I finally found your tutorial again. Question: After cutting the hole and submersing the gourd in water (on a warm evening) how long do you usually leave the gourd submerged to get your good results? Tell me if I am…"
Nov 23, 2015
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"Just beautiful!  Love it!"
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anyone ? pine needle coiling

anyone out there have ideas for books i can look for in learning to coil pine needles as a decorating technique for some of my tall gourds

Posted on February 14, 2011 at 11:05am — 20 Comments

hey all you gourd people

i was lost but now im found, happy christmas to all

Posted on December 26, 2010 at 1:06am — 4 Comments

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At 3:23pm on June 20, 2014, Hellen Martin said…

Randy, resend your email address to me please.  That email went off into cyberspace!!!!

At 5:12am on November 1, 2013, Brenda Jamison said…

I can always tell your work. Your cuts are so precise and then time you give your items are amazing. You must be a very patient person!

At 10:58am on October 3, 2013, Tom Long said…

Thanks for the response Randy and yes I did mean the cutting you do. I knew you used small scroll saw blades from a previous posting of yours but I wasn't sure how you used them. I bought some small blades but have been using them by hand. How do you like the Proxxon saw?

At 10:40am on May 26, 2013, Vicki McKenna said…

Wow, your work is awesome.  Do you teach?

At 11:54am on December 27, 2012, Jodi donze said…

I just checked out your artwork.

Beautifully done.

At 6:13pm on December 6, 2012, Ginny Baker said…

Thanks I am happy to be on your friend list.  You do amazing work.  

At 6:42pm on July 26, 2012, Nanette Bartet said…

Hello, way over there.  Are you, OK?

At 9:32am on July 1, 2012, Bonnie Adams said…

You made my day, Randy! It's something I never expected and you certainly never had to do, but you really made my day. It's absolutely beautiful! And I really thank you! Love the inlace and the enameled looking finish. It's just perfect.

At 1:46pm on May 5, 2012, Kathleen O'Brien said…

Thank's Randy, I was afraid that my comment was a little to sarcastic for the audience. It can be a blessing in disguise can't it. Love your work. Kate

At 12:30pm on April 24, 2012, Kim Bilek said…

Randy- picture count- ;} KB

 
 
 

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