Complete Book of Gourd Carving by Jim Widess & Ginger Summit
See how to choose and prepare a gourd, impress the surface with a design, and work with green gourds
Large, lavish, and astonishingly comprehensive, this breathtaking volume introduces every tool and every technique associated with gourd carving. It offers fabulous projects that advance in difficulty, and presents a gallery of works designed to inspire. The magnificent methods of decorative carving covered include fretwork, engraving, chip carving, carving with gouges, relief carving, inlay, and deep relief or sculptural carving.