Complete Book of Gourd Carving, Revised & Expanded: Ideas and Instructions for Fretwork, Relief, Chip Carving, and Other Decorative Methods
This authoritative guide covers every method and style of gourd carving, with contributions by 92 international gourd artists and more than 625 gorgeous color photographs. Fretwork, engraving, chip carving, gouge work, relief carving, inlay, and sculptural carving are all thoroughly examined.A newly expanded gallery section will inspire gourd artists everywhere, and is the largest ever published. Color photographs of exquisitely carved gourds present crafts styles from countries around the world. Step-by-step projects introduce new tools and techniques in progressive order of difficulty. Detailed instructions are provided for working with both hand tools and powered rotary carvers. Filled with new patterns and photos, creative ideas and remarkable examples, Complete Book of Gourd Carving, Revised and Expanded is an essential reference for both crafters and art collectors.
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 1565238257 Part No: full colour throughout, includes photogr
Gourd Art Basics: The Complete Guide to Cleaning, Preparation and Repair (Schiffer Book)
In this new gourd book, author Angela Mohr demonstrates how to select and prepare gourds from the garden and demonstrates basic techniques for cleaning, shaping, and fixing gourds, which then can be decorated for everyday use, such as bowls and vases.\nThis do-it-yourself how-to is perfect for any beginning gourd artisan to learn the finer points of a gourd, fix their common flaws and put the gourds to good use as accessories around the house.
- ASIN: 0764328298
Gourds: Southwest Gourd Techniques & Projects from Simple to Sophisticated
Gourds make the perfect three-dimensional canvas. With their varied sizes and shapes, they’re nature’s gift to the crafter, who can use a multitude of techniques to transform them into breathtaking pieces. Cut them, carve them, paint them, inlay them with stone, or embellish them with leather, fur, feathers, and botanicals: the magnificent possibilities are all featured in this splendid guide, which covers all the gourd crafting basics. Find out how to choose the right gourd (or grow your own); what safety procedures to follow; how to clean, cut, and smooth the gourd; and which tools and decorative materials to use. The projects range from a native rattle and butterfly birdhouse to ornamental treasure boxes and nested vases and bowls. A Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.
- Brand: Brand: Sterling
- ASIN: 1402725221
A Guide to Chip-Carving Gourds
Love working with gourds, but hate all the dust? This new book offers an alternative technique. Step-by-step instructions, along with 176 color photographs, show how to chip and chisel a gourd into a decorative piece for the house or outside. Best of all, only basic, simple tools are needed; no electric cords, no noise, no dust. Create a stunning array of bowls, birdhouses, and ornaments. A gallery of 16 color photographs provides ideas for your own creations. Chip-carving on Gourds is a gentle, relaxing handcraft that any beginner or seasoned gourd crafter can learn and enjoy.
- Brand: Brand: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
- ASIN: 0764332104 Part No: illustrations
Dental Drill Art: A Beginners Guide to High Speed Engraving & Carving
The high-pitched shrill of a dental drill invokes fear in most people but for some that same shrill can bring creativity and joy. They are know as dental drill artists. These artists use the same drills and little burs your local dentist use, but instead of drilling away cavities they drill away glass, metal, wood, antler, eggshells, and more to make images, designs, and lettering. Author Roger F. Wolford has gathered information from various sources, interviews, and used his own 20 years of experience to create a guide for the beginner with the desire to use the high-speed dental drill to create engravings and carving. He walks us through basic information of the dental drills and dental burs, air compressor selection, and image transfer methods. Roger gives examples of how the dental drills can be used to create art on eggshells, gourds, gunstocks, antler, bone, wine bottles, and more with instructions and full color photos. You also get the author’s reviews on 6 popular dental drill handpieces side by side. Roger tests them in his workshop and shares his results and ratings with you the readers. Plus he gives 4 entry-level step-by-step projects to get the new dental drill artist started making art.
- ASIN: 0692822178
Chip-Carving Gourds: Advanced Techniques
See what a gourd and a chisel can make and learn that chip-carving has never been so easy. The advanced techniques demonstrated builds on the skills learned in the author's first book, A Guide to Chip-Carving Gourds. Step-by-step guide, with 229 color photographs, demonstrates the many ways to decorate a gourd with only the simplest of tools -- no electric cords, no noise, no dust. 10 Projects feature bowls, birdhouses, jewelry, and ornaments. A gallery of color photographs provides ideas for your own creations. This is a relaxing handcraft that any beginner or seasoned gourd crafter can learn and enjoy.
- ASIN: 0764332899
The Complete Book Of Gourd Craft: 22 Projects * 55 Decorative Techniques * 300 Inspirational Designs
“This book covers growing, harvesting, and curing as well as crafting and finishing....The projects, are artistic and imaginative and cover all techniques of dealing with gourds.”—Library Journal. “Lots of inspiring gourd crafting techniques and ideas—I highly recommend The Complete Book of Gourd Craft...its 300 color photos... depict many...amazing things you can create...plenty of detailed information.”—Organic Gardening.
- Brand: Brand: Sally Milner Publishing
- ASIN: 1887374558 Part No: 9781887374552
Making Gourd Musical Instruments: Over 60 String, Wind & Percussion Instruments & How to Play Them
Naturally resonant and aesthetically appealing, gourds seem ripe for music making before they’re even plucked from the vine. Once they’re hollowed, dried, and cleaned, it’s easy to see how gourds can be transformed into a drum, shaker, banjo, flute, and more. From water drums to guiros, rain sticks to lutes and pipes, gourds have been used to make joyous, vibrant music for centuries. And now you can make gourd instruments of your very own! In this fun and instructive book, authors and gourd artists Jim Widess and Ginger Summit provide step-by-step instructions for building over 60 instruments from gourds. From xylophones and drums to stringed spike fiddles and wind instruments like the fipple flute, building your own instruments from gourds has never been easier. The authors also provide historical and cultural context for the designs, explaining where and when the instruments were first developed and how they have evolved over time. They also include clear and easy-to-understand explanations of the science behind the instruments. From cleaning, drying, scraping, and sealing gourds to decorating the final products, no step of the process is left uncovered. Making Gourd Musical Instruments is richly illustrated with photos and diagrams and will have you blowing, pluckin...
- ASIN: 162654333X
Complete Book of Gourd Carving, Revised & Expanded
LAMINATED POSTER Carved Decoration Gourd Fall Celebration Autumn Poster Print 24 x 36
- Color: MulticolorMulti
- Size: 24 x 361.Poster, 24 x 36
Villacera Hand Scraped 12" Mango Wood Natural Vase | Decorative Gourd Bottle Hand Carved Vase | Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Wood
- Model: HWD020069
- Color: Brown
- Size: 12\"12"
Decorating Gourds : Carving, Burning, Painting, and More
ARGENTINA MATE GOURD YERBA TEA WITH STRAW BOMBILLA HANDMADE CARVED KIT SET 6945
POPCreation Glowing carved gourd in the hell burning fire creepy cross on grave terrible flying bat misterious Mouse pads Gaming Mouse Pad 9.84x7.87 inches
Gourd Maraca Pair Hand Carved Peru Set of Two Fair Trade Rattler
Laved Italian Ornaments THREE PUMPKINS BLACK BALL Glass Carved Gourds 936328
- Color: MulticolorMulti
- Size: Measurements: 3.5" in diameter3.5\"
Carving Textures on Gourds
Follow this easy step by step tutorial and learn how to create different textures on your gourd art using GourdMaster Burrs! For a complete materials list on this project, go to: https://welburngourdfarm.com/pages/textured-canteen-gourd
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