August 7, 2020: New Crop Canteen Gourds Now In Stock, Plus Pro-Carver In Stock, Now with $110 in FREE Gifts!

August 06, 2020

August 7, 2020: New Crop Canteen Gourds Now In Stock, Plus Pro-Carver In Stock, Now with $110 in FREE Gifts!

New Crop Canteen Gourds Now Available!
These popular gourds sell out quickly, so order soon!
Starting at Just $59.95!

"Hello- this is Elizabeth Maurer - am so happy with the gourds you sent to me and all the other supplies!! Can't wait to dive into this adventure of creating art on your sturdy, lovely, cleaned gourds! Thank you very much for keeping this art form alive for all of us across the world to enjoy and explore. You must the the leading suppliers of all these items and set the bar very high for your excellent product and service."

Shown above, our Box of 3 Large Canteen Gourds.
Reg. $78.42, Just $59.95!

Awesome Carved Canteen Gourd by Bill Colligen!

So named for its resemblance to a water canteen, the Welburn Canteen gourd is well known for its extremely thick shell and beautiful, symmetrical shape.

If you do any type of deep carving work on gourds, you’ll love working on the thick-shelled Welburn Canteen gourd! These very symmetrical gourds are prized among gourd artists.

Take a Look at the Artwork Shared on Facebook!

Shown above, a canteen gourd by Ralph Mesa. Here he penciled out the outline of his gourd design.

The beginning stages of carving the design

The beginning stages of carving the design

Shown here, the design completely carved into the gourd

Shown above, is the incredible finished carved canteen gourd art by Ralph Mesa! Thank you, Ralph, for sharing with us on Facebook!

This lovely canteen gourd purse is by Marcia Whitt‎! Thank you, Marcia, for sharing your artwork with us on Facebook!

Phoebe Welburn with Canteen Gourds

Beautiful lidded canteen gourd with stipple carving around the leaves by Ryan Daniel‎! Thank you, Ryan, for sharing your artwork with us on Facebook!

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Get Over $110.00 in FREE Gifts When You Order the GourdMasterTM Pro Carver Today!
Value: $310.29, Just $239.95! (supplies limited)

Includes a FREE foot pedal, FREE set of burrs, and FREE "How-To" DVD, and Blank Stick 'n Burn for printing designs to make cut-outs! (A $111.29 value!)

Right Now You Will Receive These FREE Gifts With Your Carver Purchase:
FREE Foot Pedal
FREE 20-piece Diamond Burr set
2 FREE GourdMaster Specialty Burrs
3 FREE GourdMaster Fili-Point Burrs
1 FREE GourdMaster ZipCutter Burr
1 FREE Blank Stick 'n Burn 10-Pack
FREE DVD Link to view video project "Stipple Carving" online
A $111.29 Value!

"I love the Pro Carver because it's so easy to use! The hand piece fits perfectly in your hand and it's lightweight, so there is less stress on your hands. I love how easy it is to change the bits and burrs. Just click, snap (switch out burrs) and you’re done, you have to get one!" - Pamala Redhawk

What a beautiful lidded gourd piece with leaf cut out designs by Susan K. Burton! Thank you, Susan, for sharing your artwork with us on Facebook!

Beautiful floral-themed gourd with carved background by Sue Sweder! Thank you, Sue, for sharing your art with us on Facebook!

Beautiful filigree carved gourd pot by Teresa M. Poindexter! Thank you, Teresa, for sharing your artwork with us on Facebook!

Free Gifts include a pack of 10 Blank Stick ‘n Burn Sheets for Laser printer! Watch the video above for an example of how to use Stick n Burn Sheets to do cut-outs using your Pro Carver!

Get Over $110.00 in FREE Gifts When You Order the GourdMaster Pro Carver Today!
Reg. $301.24, Just $239.95!


Awesome Gourd Art in the Gourd Art Marketplace!
(A place for buying and selling gourd art)

Lovely thunder gourd by Joyce Ramirez‎! Joyce writes in her post, "This canteen Gourd is decorated with wood burned cactus flowers painting with welburns ink and gloss sealer. Give it a shake and it sounds like a thunder storm hang outside like a wind chime and will give a soft roar one of a kind gift. Just email me and we will work out delivery. 7” tall 10” wide. jar.ramirez@sbcglobal.net" Price $65. To purchase or learn more, visit the Marketplace here!

Fabulous carved gourd bowl by Deborah Hildinger-Young‎! Deborah Calls this piece "Corsican Vessel with Sem Pods". She writes in her post, "5 x 7.5 inches[.] Hard shell gourd utilizing colored dyes with iridescent oil paint sticks, pyrography, carving and copper leaf. Embellished with beads, waxed linen thread, gourd seeds, Sem pods, and Tail Spring. Inside collages with Japanese rice papers." Price $150. To purchase or learn more, visit the Marketplace here!

Beautiful lidded canteen bowl by Arwen Valdez‎! Arwen writes in his post, "Wood burned design and stained. Abalone beads and pine needle coiling." Price $165. To purchase or learn more, visit the Marketplace here!

See all the fabulous art for sale and post your own gourd art!


Gourd Special of the Week:

Save Big with the 12-Color Basic Pack!
Reg. $119.07, Just $89.95!


Today's Featured Gourd Art!

This incredible carved canteen gourd was posted by ‎Nancy and Peter Foster‎! Since the post listed two names, we're not sure who created the gourd, but here is what was written in the post:

"I have finally completed another carved gourd project which I started over a year ago. It is a canteen gourd from Welburn. I changed my plans to include deep carving once I had the gourd cut in two pieces and saw how thick it was. I’ve included progress photos.

The color is Gourdmaster ink dyes and transparent acrylics. I had to use a lot of Formula 49 to “water down” the intense colors since the carved gourd surface is so porous. It also has pyrography details. The finish is a spray acrylic varnish. The inspiration is a Trailing Black-Eyed Susan variety called ‘Spanish Eyes’ which actually has multiple colors of flowers (Thunbergia Alata ‘Spanish Eyes’)."

Thank you, Nancy and Peter, for sharing your artwork with us on Facebook!


Letters from Customers

"I just ordered the new zip cutter and the gourd varnish. I am very happy with the zip cutter. Worked like a charm. I love the gourd varnish. Don't know why I didn't try it sooner. I will be ordering more soon." - Sandra Uhrick

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"the Zip Cutter Burr...WOW...it's great! I do quit a bit of carving and filigree work so this burr saves me a lot of time...I'm very happy with it. Thanks again Welburn Gourd Folks." - Kelly Cedeño

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"The new zipcutter burr is amazing. Love it. Thanks for finding new tools for us as well as projects."- Susan Velez