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 Ron Poole Jan 3.
"yes, its been beautiful here, gourds are already ready to be cut from the vines. I have 30 soaking in water, so any Halloween gourds wil be ready early this year, thanks, hope to get the rest of this colored and needles started this weekend,…"
"I have to thank Helen for sending me the waxed thread, I had tried a few other things and they looked sad. I need to learn this stitching thing, haha, but then again I remember my first cut out gourd"
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?
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.