Cut-out Gourd Techniques

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Cut-out Gourd Techniques Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Pages: 96 Illustrations and other contents: 221 colour photos Language: English ISBN: 9780764342967 Categories: ,

This book was written for gourd artists looking to improve their skills with the mini jigsaw. With step-by-step guidance, supplemented by detailed instructional images for ten projects, gourd artists will be able to create everything from simple puzzles and jack-o-lanterns to lidded leaf bowls and luminaires. By working through these projects, artists will build their confidence in using the mini-saw to execute techniques such as cutting tighter lines, cutting through a tight curve, and cutting 90-degree angles. The exercises also emphasize tips on cleaning, coloring, and sealing gourds. The book includes an extensive inspirational gallery and resource section for those who aspire to even more advanced projects.

Weight0.522 kg

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Author Biography

Susan Nonn's gourd affinity began when she attended the Ohio Gourd Societyas festival in 1999 and took a workshop with Jayne Stanley. She now imparts her zeal to others by teaching workshops, coordinating Harford Community College's gourd group, selling her hand-crafted gourds at regional craft shows, and now, by writing books.