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This bowl is made from a gourd.
If you have never worked with gourds they are like very dense and strong wood.
The rim is made with spaulted hickory.
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#1 posted 09-20-2010 05:30 AM
Beautiful work.That came out quite nice.
-- Eric, central Florida
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#2 posted 09-20-2010 05:43 AM
-- Bogie... Roseburg, OR / Knowledge is Power!
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#3 posted 09-20-2010 01:38 PM
I tried growing gourds last summer. I had some big plans for those basket gourds and apple gourds. But what a total disaster – those gourds devoured my aspargus patch, took over the entire yard, then when I picked the whopping 20 gourds – they all rotted but one. It dried nicely.. I had big plans for that one gourd… then after it was perfectly dried and ready for use… my dog ATE IT. Entirely consumed it. So- I love and envy your lovely gourd project. Concratulations on a job well done.
-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."
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#4 posted 09-21-2010 06:58 AM
I like that! What cool blend of materials; it looks beautiful!
-- ~christine @ used2btrees
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#5 posted 09-22-2010 12:02 AM
When I see ‘gourds’ they remind me of Gilligans Island. They were used in an all manner of ways. I was given some seeds a few years back and plan to grow some. However after reading ‘Reivergirls’ post I’m a little worried about it. I’ll keep you posted as to how they go. If successful, maybe I can use them as you have Campy.Regards Hagrid.PS I love your little Gourd Box
-- Hagrid, Leongatha Australia
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