This is an essential guide to gourd carving, covering every method and style. It includes contributions by 92 international gourd artists and more than 625 gorgeous colour photographs. Instructions are provided for working with both hand tools and powered rotary carvers. This authoritative guide covers every method and style of gourd carving, with contributions by…


Some girls get giddy over a new pair of shoes. Marian Parsons gets giddy over room makeovers. With a lot of ingenuity, a little bit of effort, and a tight budget, she has transformed her home into a beautiful space and filled her heart with a lot more contentment. Thousands have found inspiration at Marian’s…