Decorating Gourds: Carving, Burning, Painting, and More

Decorating Gourds: Carving, Burning, Painting, and More

by Sue Waters
     
 

Discover the wonderful art of gourd carving and produce gourd-geous results in a minimal time! Gourds grow in all shapes and sizes, and no two are alike. This book shows you how to prepare a gourd for decoration, and then lets your creativity soar! Step-by-step photos and text demonstrate several techniques you could use, including carving, woodburning, painting,… See more details below

Overview

Discover the wonderful art of gourd carving and produce gourd-geous results in a minimal time! Gourds grow in all shapes and sizes, and no two are alike. This book shows you how to prepare a gourd for decoration, and then lets your creativity soar! Step-by-step photos and text demonstrate several techniques you could use, including carving, woodburning, painting, staining, stenciling, and pine needle weaving. The projects covered here include vessels, a hanging potpourri, and an adorable Santa Claus. Patterns are included to get you started, and a color photo gallery displays finished projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764313127
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Schiffer Craft Book Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
904,452
Product dimensions:
8.67(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.22(d)

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