Gourd Crafts for the First Time BookGourd Crafts for the First Time - Handy guide tells where to find, buy and prepare gourds, decorate with leather, dye, egg dye, paint, shoe polish, decopage, airbrushing, waxed linen, dyed raffia and beads. Make storage containers, ladles, bowls, masks, jewelry and more. 112 pages.
Gourd Pyrography BookGourd Pyrography - Pained with fire, pyrographed gourds have existed for years. Modern tools and solid state woodburning systems offer simpler ways to create works of art. 144 pages.
Salt Petre, Potassium NitrateSalt Petre, Potassium Nitrate - Add one teaspoon to a quart of water. Then put the water in small glasses or jars (depending on how many varieties of seeds you wish to soak) and leave for 4 to 8 hours. This soaking will speed up the germination of otherwise difficult to germinate seeds. Seeds lying dormant for too long a period will blacken and rot before germinating. Drain and save the solution to use for watering the seeds.
The Weekend Crafter BookThe Weekend Crafter - Turn ordinary gourds into handsome home assessories or stunning jewelry. Beginner friendly techniques. 80 pages.