A Guide to Chip-Carving Gourds

Marilyn Rehm

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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.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 189 color images | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764332104

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Marilyn Rehm learned to carve gourds from her father, a skill she demonstrates at Gourd shows. She lives in Big Prairie, Ohio.