49 episodes

Have you tried your hand at gourd crafting? This video podcast is your key to learning how to prepare and craft hard shell gourds into fabulous looking works of art that will last a lifetime. New videos posted regularly so be sure to subscribe so that you can see them as they are released.

Gourd TV by Welburn Gourd Farm Welburn Gourd Farm

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 5 Ratings

Have you tried your hand at gourd crafting? This video podcast is your key to learning how to prepare and craft hard shell gourds into fabulous looking works of art that will last a lifetime. New videos posted regularly so be sure to subscribe so that you can see them as they are released.

    • video
    Whimsical Birdhouses

    Whimsical Birdhouses

    These fun "Whimsical Birdhouses" can be used for both home décor or to hang outdoors for a functional birdhouse!







    Each gourd has been carefully hand selected, washed, and rough-cleaned on the inside. It has a 1-inch hole drilled in it to accommodate a wide selection of nesting birds, if you choose to create a functional birdhouse.

    • 7 min
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    Tips and Tricks for Using the ZipCutter Burr

    Tips and Tricks for Using the ZipCutter Burr

    Join Phoebe Welburn as she speaks with Gourd Artist and Instructor, Gloria Crane about how to get the most out of the ZipCutter Burr!This video is full of great information on how to get the most out of your ZipCutter burr,including how to keep your burr from “jumping” when you carve, the right and wrong way to do filigree carving, special tips for cutting thick gourds, and more! This is a MUST SEE video!

    • 24 min
    • video
    51: Using a Hole Saw to Create a Gourd Lamp

    51: Using a Hole Saw to Create a Gourd Lamp

    How do you make a hole in the bottom of your gourd to fit lamp hardware? In this short tutorial Phoebe Welburn shows you how to use a hole saw to cut into a gourd so that it can accept the gourd lamp hardware kit.







    Hole Saws:https://welburngourdfarm.com/products/holesaws







    Gourd Lamp Hardware Kits:https://welburngourdfarm.com/products/gourd-lamp-hardware-kit

    • 8 min
    • video
    50: Ornament Gourds are Back!

    50: Ornament Gourds are Back!

    They are back! Our very popular Craft-Ready Ornament Gourds are here! Every year we sell out of these gourds because, well, they are just so much fun to craft and decorate!Here, Phoebe Welburn shows you the various sizes available and some gourd art samples too!

    • 3 min
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    49: Introducing the Stick ‘n Burn GloTracer!

    49: Introducing the Stick ‘n Burn GloTracer!

    The GloTracer(TM) makes it easy to trace almost any design or photograph onto a sheet of Stick ‘n Burn* so you can transfer your designs to your gourds in minutes! No printer required. Watch this demo to learn how to set up and use the GloTracer and discover some of the many ways you can use it to create your own designs on your gourds!

    • 9 min
    • video
    48: Product Demo: Proxxon Super Jigsaw with Special ‘Gourd Foot’

    48: Product Demo: Proxxon Super Jigsaw with Special ‘Gourd Foot’

    How do you cut open a gourd? There many ways to do it, but the best way, by far, is by using a crafter's jigsaw with a specialized foot designed exclusively for use when cutting gourds.



    Designed and sold exclusively by Welburn Gourd Farm, the "Gourd Foot" has helped thousands of gourd artists make simple as well as complex cuts on their gourds.



    Link to Proxxon Jigsaw with the Gourd Foot:



    https://welburngourdfarm.com/collections/jigsaws/products/proxxon-mini-super-jigsaw

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

ambeeezy. ,

FABULOUS!

these are exactly what i've been looking for! they're clear and show really great techniques! being a beginner, i've already learned so much. two thumbs up for sure! 👍🏽👍🏽

karrido ,

Love it

Love these videos!! I'm learning a lot!! Glad there are clear instructions on how to do everything and how every product works. :)

BizCoach20 ,

Fun to watch and great for learning gourd crafting

I love the variety of techniques shown on this podcast. The artists are all so talented and really know how to create amazing looking gourd art. I will recommend this podcast to anybody who loves arts and crafts and has either not yet tried crafting gourds or who is a long-time gourd artist.

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