A Guide to Chip Carving Gourds

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A Guide to Chip Carving Gourds

by  Marilyn Rehm  

  Gourd shapes are elegant if decoration is desired. You will love carving gourds because it is a quiet dust-free project. Simple techniques using a U gouge, one basic chip, and one staining technique to create a variety of designs in gourds.  Shows how to apply one basic chip cut to make a variety of patterns.  How to select gourds, use tools to lay out and carve the pattern and apply stain to bring out the detail of your work. Geometric patterns composed of swirls compliment the natural shape of the gourd.This book has step-by-step instructions with 189 color photographs which provide a guide to the technique .Chip carving gourds is a relaxing hand craft that is for the beginners and the advanced. 

A Guide to Chip Carving Gourds Contains: 

  • Selecting Gourds, Tools,and Making Chips.
  • Band Pattern Bowl.
  • Varying the Band on Bowls.
  • Band Pattern Birdhouse.
  • Carving a Canteen Gourd.
  • Carving Bottle Gourds.
  • Carving a Circular Pattern on a Birdhouse.
  • Making Flat Ornaments.
  • Carving "Inside Out".
  • Carving a Heart.
  • Carving Apple Gourds.
  • Carving a Maranka Gourd.

A  Guide to Chip Carving Gourds Book Specifications:

  • Softcover.
  • 64 Pages.
  • Author, Marilyn Rehm.


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