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Welburn Gourd Farm is the largest supplier of quality, organic hard-shell gourds in the USA, producing over 375,000 gourds each year. We specialize in canteen and bottle (Hawaiian Ipu) varieties.

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Discover How To Make Beautiful Gourd Art!

gourd art by Pamala Redhawk
Gourd art by Pamala Redhawk

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Doug Welburn Examines Gourds from the Latest Gourd Harvest
Pictured above, Doug Welburn inspects
a gourd order awaiting shipment.
(See the Doug Welburn Memorial Page.)

See How to Create Your Own Gourd Cut Outs the Easy Way! Just Click on the Video Below!

Click the button below to see an easy way to make your own gourd cut outs!

Get the NEW "Geometric Designs" Stick 'n Burn Pack
Now While Supplies Last!

Limited Quantities Available, So Get Your Pack Today!

This Stick 'n Burn pack gives you 6 pages total,
3 sheets of geometric designs (2 copies of each) for just $9.95!

Put together intricate patterns with the NEW Geometric Designs Stick 'n Burn pack! Included are 6 pages of a variety off unique designs and patterns. With the freedom to mix and match different shapes, the creative possibilities are endless!

There is even a page dedicated to shapes inspired by Native Southwest motifs. The designs can be put together in a variety of ways to liven up your gourd art, like the art piece pictured below!

Pictured left, a mini gourd pot by Krystal Garrido. The rim was cut with the GourdMaster™ Fili-Point burr. The southwest inspired designs are from the NEW "Geometric Designs" Stick 'n Burn pack. Pitch Black Transparent Acrylic and Satin Gourd Varnish was used. Turquoise embellishments were glued on with GourdMaster™ Gourd Glue.

Click the Button Below to Get Your Pack
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There's Still Time to Get $40.00 Off
The GourdMaster™ Pro Carver II!
Plus get $41.89 in FREE gifts, only while supplies last!

Regularly $239.95, Now Only $199.95!

No Coupon required, Price has already been reduced.

The GourdMaster™ Pro Carver II is everything
you've been looking for in a pro-grade carving unit!

GourdMaster Pro-Carver II Carver with 35,000 rpm hand piece: Value $220.00 Reg $199.95 Just $159.95!
Carver with 45,000 RPM hand piece: Value $331.79 Reg $239.95 Just $199.95!
Includes Instructional DVD, Plus get 3 FREE gifts while supplies last!

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"I have been an avid "gourdist" for years. I recently started focusing on carving my gourds. Hours of frustration with heavy awkward drills finally convinced me to treat myself to the GourdMaster™ Pro-Carver ll. I literally shouted with glee when I turned it on! It's QUIET!!" Sue Rosenberg

"I have found that the little Pro Carver packs a whole bunch of power for such a small motor. I expected to burn out the tool prior to finishing the skull. I was very surprised when it just continued to provide all the carving power and control I wanted. I expect the Pro Carver will remain a first choice tool for all but the most aggressive of my carving."- Pat Greer

Gourd art by Pamala RedHawkGourd art by Pamala RedHawk
Pictured above, carved gourd art by Pamala Redhawk. Pam has been a gourd artist for over 30 years.
She uses the GourdMaster
Pro Carver to carve all of her art pieces like the one pictured above!

"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

"I only started working with gourds a year ago. I first bought a Dremel but decided for me that it was harder to use and too much vibration so I bought the Pro Carver from Welburn. It has made a big difference in carving and I love the Pro Carver."
- Peggy J.

Gourd art by Marilyn Sunderland
Gourd art by Rosario Wilke

Gourd art by Garry Carr

Gourd art by Jordan Straker

Gourd artist Jordan Straker was convinced that a carver as small and lightweight as the GourdMaster™ Pro-Carver II would not be strong enough for his carving needs ...Until he tried one!

Pictured left, carved gourd art by Jordan Straker.

“Okay, I'm ready to eat crow now. I'm sitting in a very tiny spot of my meticulously cleaned workshop and not playing.

I'm working again, making very little dust, enjoying the compact, quiet and easy to use Gourd Master™ Pro-Carver II. ...It will definitely be a front runner among the tools in my next workshop.”

Jordan Straker

Right now, you can grab your very own Pro-Carver II along with these 3 FREE Gifts:
Includes these 3 free gifts -FREE 'Flower Gourd with Stipple Carving' DVD
FREE "Flower Gourd with Stipple Carving" DVD
FREE Foot Pedal
FREE 20 Piece Diamond Burr Set*
(*Great for detail sanding any previously carved area of the gourd.
Not intended for carving the outer skin of the gourd.

Quantities are limited.
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(No Coupon required. Price has already been reduced.)
Offer ends Thursday, 7/29/16 at Midnight.

Your Favorite GourdMaster™ Transparent Acrylics
are Back in Stock in NEW 1/2 ounce Bottles! 

GourdMasterâ„¢ Transparent Acrylics have the same, beautiful semi-transparent quality as GourdMasterâ„¢ Ink Dyes, but because they are made using pigment rather than dye as the main carrier of color, they appear more bold and vibrant.
Shown above, GourdMaster™ Transparent Acrylics.
These colors are back in stock in the new 1/2 ounce size bottles for just $5.62 each!

NEW Transparent Acrylics are now in the smaller 1/2 oz size bottle, which is the same size as the Ink Dye bottles! Pictured left is a comparison of the former 1oz Transparent Acrylic bottles (left) to the new 1/2oz bottles (right). The NEW white caps make them easy to distinguish from your Ink Dye bottles!

The NEW design of Transparent Acrylics come in a convenient 1/2 ounce bottle, so you can easily store them in your Bottle Caddy and Storage Case! (The entire Transparent Acrylic line has switched to these bottles and are now available to order!).


Take a Look at the 10 New Transparent Acrylic Colors Below!

Reg. $56.20, Just $49.95! These colors come in the new 1/2 ounce size bottles,
but are only sold as a set. They will be available for individual sale in approximately 6-8 weeks.

Save When You Order the "Sampler Set" of Transparent Acrylics!
ALL 32 Colors in 1/4 ounce Bottles for Just $99.95! (Valued at $123.95!)

Pictured above, the GourdMaster Transparent Acrylics Sampler Set. This set comes with all 32 colors in 1/4 ounce bottles (comparison shown above, right). Plus, you'll also get the DVD free, "Using GourdMaster™ Transparent Acrylics!"

This set is perfect for the gourd artist that wants to try out the entire line of Transparent Acrylics, but is not yet ready to invest in the Deluxe Pack (all 32 colors in 1/2 ounce bottles). Please note: the Deluxe Pack will be available in approximately 6-8 weeks.

 Just a Few 1 oz. Bottles of
Transparent Acrylics

Transparent Acrylics
Pictured above, the remaining 1 ounce bottles of Transparent Acrylics!
These are perfect to use for all over color like shown in the video and art pieces below!

Reg. $7.95, Just $5.95 (25% off)!
Stock up Before They Sell Out!

The GourdMaster™ Transparent Acrylic line is switching to the convenient 1/2 ounce bottle size (same as Ink Dyes), so you can easily put them in your Storage Case and Bottle Caddy!

There are only a few bottles left of the 1 ounce size, and they have been discounted 25% off! Be sure to stock up on these before they sell out! Please note that the new 1/2 ounce bottles of Transparent Acrylics are expected to be available in 4-6 weeks.

1 oz. Bottles of Transparent Acrylics
Reg. $7.95, Just $5.95 (25% off)!
Stock up Before They Sell Out!

Sorry For the Website Trouble! Offer Has Been Extended!
Save Over 45% on 'Standard Quality' Apple Gourds!
Regularly $73.34, Just $39.95!
No Coupon Required. Price Has Already Been Reduced!

Apple Gourds
Box of 7 (5"-7" diameter) 'Standard Quality' Apple Gourds!
Limited Time Offer, So Get Your Box Today!

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Use Apple Gourds to Create
Gorgeous Southwest
and Native American Art!

Gourd art by Claudia Herber
Gourd art by Claudia Herber
Gourd art by Claudia Herber
Top of Claudia's Gourd!

Shown above, a stunning southwest gourd by Claudia Herber. The feathers and kokopelli that wrap around the sides of the apple gourd are from the "Traditional Native American Designs" Stick 'n Burn pack! The designs around the top of the gourd are also from the same pack.

She accented the top by stipple carving and painting it with a mixture of Honey Ink Dye and White Gourd Paint. She then added turquise cabasions to give the gourd some color. The background of the gourd was colored with Washed Oak Transparent Acrylic!

Gourd art by Claudia Herber   Gourd art by Claudia Herber
Side 1 of Claudia's "Painted Ponies" gourd.
Side 2 of Claudia's "Painted Ponies" gourd.
Gourd art by Claudia Herber
Gourd art by Claudia Herber
Side 3 of Claudia's "Painted Ponies" gourd.
Top of Claudia's "Painted Ponies" gourd.

Pictured above, gourd art by Claudia Herber. She used an apple gourd to create this beautiful art piece called, "Painted Ponies". The ponies and bear fetish are deisgns from the "Multiples: Southwest Animal Motifs" Stick 'n Burn pack!

Gourd art by Diane Springer
Gourd art by Diane Springer
Top of Diane's Gourd!

Pictured above, gourd art by Diane Springer. She used the pony from the "Multiples: Southwest Animal Motifs" Stick 'n Burn pack! The gourd was colored with Transparent Acrylics from the New 10-Colors Pack!

The background was colored with Ocean Blue, Grape, Moss, and Cinnamon (order from top to bottom). The pony was colored with Terra Cotta and highlighted with Pure White. The setting sun was colored with Barn Red and Butterscotch from the New 10-Colors pack!

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Apple Gourds!
Pictured above, Kelsey Nelson holding a few whimsical Apple Gourds!

These fun 5" to 7" diameter gourds actually grow in the shape of an apple! Paint them red, add a leaf design, and you have a perfect, ever-lasting home accent, like the art pieces shown below!

Gourd art by Kelsey NelsonPictured left is a gorgeous Apple Gourd by Kelsey Nelson. The shell was colored using Apple Red Ink Dye and the filigree holes were carved with the GourdMaster™ Fili-Point Burr!

Apple Gourds are dense, which means the shell is harder than others, so make sure you use your Fili-Point burr gently!

The art piece was then accented with a Beech Leaf from the Gourd Leaf Cut-Outs pack and colored with Forest Green Transparent Acrylic. All of the colors were sealed with GourdMaster™ Gloss Gourd Varnish for a shiny finish!

These Apple Gourds are considered Standard Quality, which means they can have a few shell blemishes or cracks. But with a little Wood Texture and Filler no one will ever notice the difference!

Get you box of whimsical Apple Gourds today at this
fabulous discount of 45% off! Limited quantities available!

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*Limited quantities available at this discounted price. Offer is not valid with any other coupons or discounts.

Get the Ultimate Protection When Carving AND Woodburning with Your "Half-Size" Respirator and NEW "Deluxe Woodburning" Filters!
Limited Quantities Available! Order Your Set of Filters Today!

Pictured above, left, the New Deluxe Woodburning Filters. These filters are made with carbon that purify the air from smoke before it enters your lungs. They are designed to attach to your Half-Size Respirator (above, right).

Click below to order your set of "Deluxe Woodburning Filters"!
Limited quantities available!

Watch the Video Below to See Why the "Half-Size" Respirator
is the Best Mask to Wear When Working on Gourds!

In the video above, you'll see why the Half-Size Respirator is one of the
safest masks
to wear whenworking on gourds, and how to easily change out your
"Particle" and "Deluxe Woodburning" Filters!

Protect your lungs when you are cleaning, carving, and woodburning on your gourds with the Half-Size Respirator! Built for comfort and efficiency, the Half-Size Respirator is the safest mask to wear when working on gourds. The respirator comes with Particle Filters already included, but now you can get the "Deluxe Woodburning" Filters to protect your lungs from gourd dust and smoke!

Just use the NEW Deluxe Woodburning Filters that easily attach to your Half-Size Respirator! These unique filters are not included with the Half Size Respirator, but can be purchased separatley.

The outside of the "Deluxe Woodburning Filters" have the same pleated paper as Particle Filters. But if you look at the inside, you will notice it is black, (shown left). The black filter is made of carbon, which absorbs smoke, mold spores, and other particles as the air enters your mask, giving you clean air to breathe while you are woodburning on your gourd. It's like having a Woodburning Buddy attached to your face!

Please Note: a Woodburning Buddy (pictured right) is still advised to use when you are Woodburning in an enclosed area to purify the air in the room. The filter for the mask is designed to purify the air in the direct path of the artist.

Click below to order your set of
"Deluxe Woodburning" Filters Today!
Limited quantities available!

Nominate Your Favorite Gourd Artist to be
featured in the NEW Weekly "Gourd Gallery"
Section of Our Newsletter!

Want to see your favorite gourd artists featured in our email newsletter? Send us your nominations!

The article will showcase their beautiful gourd art, as well as give other readers an oppurtunity to learn about them and their passion for gourd art!

Pictured above, left, Bill Colligen and his gourd collection. Above, right, one of his latest art pieces!

Please include the following in your nomination:

Your Name
Name of the artist your are nominating
Website address of the artist you are nominating

Send us your nominations! Email us at with who you would like to see!

Create Beautiful Filigree and Fancy Cuts Using the GourdMaster™ Fili-Point Burr!
Reg. $13.49, Just $11.95!

No Coupon Required, the Price has Already Been Reduced!

NEW Fili-Point Burr"The [Fili-Point] burr is awesome! The cutting action is powerful and so smooth, like cutting through butter, so it leaves a clean edge - this means less sanding for me (always a good thing!).  From tiny filigree holes to larger cut-outs, this burr easily does it all!"

"I love that I can just plunge it right into the gourd and it doesn't grab. Because of it's size it fits into tiny corners, so I can cut really intricate shapes."  

- Mary Gehley
(the lovely art piece with red flower, shown in the video below was made by Mary Gehley!)

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Pictured above, gourd art by Christy Barajas featuring
smooth filigree done using the Fili-Point Burr.

Watch the Video Below to See Special
Tips and Tricks On How to Use and Clean Your Fili-Point Burr!

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Click on the video above to see the Fili-Point Burr in Action!

Testimonial by Gloria Crane

Watch the Video Below to See the Amazing Fili-Point Burr in Action!

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Click on the video above to see the Fili-Point Burr in Action!

We named this burr the"Fili-Point" burr because it is designed specifically for creating micro-filigree and large filigree. It is also strong enough to cut through Welburn's famous thick shelled gourds, so you can make intricate cuts, and your own gourd cut-outs!

The Fili-Point burr has a grit coarse enough to cut through thick shells with ease, yet fine enough to leave a nice, smooth finish on the cut line!

The Fili-Point burr is the most popular burr sold by Welburn Gourd Farm. Click on the button below to get your Fili-Point Burr today!

Supplies Limited, Get Your Fili-Point Burr Today!
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Gourd Art Classes

Welburn Gourd Farm Classes on DVD

See our complete collection of gourd classes on DVD! Each class on DVD
contains complete step-by-step instruction so you can easily follow along at your own pace!
See our Entire Collection of Gourd Classes on DVD

Free Training
The Beginner's Guide to Gourd Crafting Free e-Book Download

FREE e-Book! An $11.95 Value!
The Beginner's Guide to Gourd Crafting:
How to Select, Cut, Clean, Stain, Wood burn, Paint, Weave, and Decorate Gourds

This book is the best place to start if you're new to the "gourd world." It's filled with practical information that will make the process of getting started with gourds effortless.

Simply click the link below to download and read this e-book now!

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