#102 Saturday – Carved Grape Bowl

Instructor: Gloria Crane – Hesperia, CA Learn how to create this fabulous bowl using your rotary carver and just a few burrs that you probably already have in your toolbox. In this class, you will apply the pattern onto a precut and cleaned gourd, carve the grapes and leaves to make them stand out, and learn how to create the speckled texture around the rim. The gourd will be finished using dyes. Class will be held outside. Dimensions of the project: 7” x 4” Materials & preparation fee: $40 All Levels Tools needed: Rotary carver with flexible shaft (please, no cordless carvers), ball burrs #106, #107, and #191, an inverted cone and cone burr, a good quality dust mask or respirator, and a heat tool