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.)

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gourd art by Pamala Redhawk
Gourd art by Pamala Redhawk

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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.

What Will You Create with a Bottle Gourd?

Cleaned Bottle Gourd Cleaned Bottle Gourd
Leave bottle gourd whole for birdhouses or
cut it to make a pot like those shown below.

The art pieces below were made
using the bottom portion of a bottle gourd!

Gourd at by Gloria Crane
Gourd art by Christy Barajas
Gourd Art by Gloria Crane
Gourd Art by Christy Barajas
Gourd art by Christy Barajas
Gourd Art by Christy Barajas
Gourd Art by Christy Barajas
Gourd Art by Christy Barajas
Gourd art by Christy Barajas
Gourd art by Dianne Connelly
Gourd Art by Christy Barajas
Gourd Art by Dianne Connelly

The hummingbird pot and ginkgo leaf pot shown above were
made using the Stick 'n Burn Multiples: Variety Pack (Shown below)

Stick 'n Burn Design Multiples
To see our full selection of Stick 'n Burn Design Transfer Sheets, Click Here.

Premium Quality Bottle Gourds
Standard Quality Bottle Gourds
Premium Quality Bottle Gourds
Standard Bottle Gourds

Our Premium Quality Bottle Gourds by the Box you save an average of 30% off Custom Order prices!

Premium Quality Cleaned Bottle Gourds
Prices From $33.92 to $78.02 per box


Get Standard Quality Gourds CLEANED and save an average of 72% off Custom Order prices! (These are 40% to 60% cheaper than Premium Quality gourds!)

Box of 5 Standard CLEAN Mixed Size Standard Quality Bottle Gourds
Your Price: $29.95

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NEW Product!
Box of Practice Gourds and Pieces!

Cleaned and Ready to Use!

Box of Practice Gourds and Pieces
Reg. $27.00, Just $19.95 (plus $5.95 flat rate shipping*)!
Note: Photo is meant as a guideline and does not represent the exact gourds and pieces you will receive.

Gourd Art by Gloria CraneDo you have a new idea or technique you want to try? Would you like to practice fine-tuning your woodburning or carving skills?

The NEW Box of Practice Gourds and Pieces is your solution!

Why run the risk of ruining your perfect gourds when you can experiment on inexpensive practice gourds instead!

Use them for cutting out pieces to attach to other projects, trying new products and techniques, and more! Plus they arrive CLEANED and ready to use!

The Box of Practice Gourds and Pieces is also great for making lids for gourd Ginger Jars like Gloria Crane teaches in her DVD, "Butterfly Gourd Ginger Jar with Fitted Lid."

Gourd Art by Gloria CraneTo create this project Gloria uses the top part of a bottle gourd and cuts it in a specific place (more instructions included in the DVD) to use for the lid.

The Box of Practice Gourds and Pieces includes 1 or more of these "bottle tops," which saves you from having to buy a separate box of Bottle Gourds just to complete the project!

Now you can get a GIANT box of practice gourds and pieces at a low, low price, plus get flat rate shipping!*

Regularly $27.00, Just $19.95
plus $5.95 flat rate shipping!


We have a LIMITED QUANTITY of the Practice Gourds and Pieces Box, so order now!

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* Flat rate shipping valid for the lower 48 states only. Excludes, Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico,
and international destinations (call our office for discounted shipping rates to these locations).

New and Improved Transparent Pigment Powders!
Regularly $29.95, Just $24.95!

Due to popular demand, we brought back Transparent Pigment Powders AND we've improved them!

The colors are now more vibrant, and they mix even better with the full line of GourdMaster Products, including; Ink Dyes, Transparent Acrylics, Gourd Varnish, Formula 49, and more!

And now for a limited time you can get them at a very special price!

Gourd Art by Gloria Crane

Pictured above, gourd art by Gloria Crane featuring Transparent Pigment Powders for the dragonfly wings. Notice in the close-up on the right how the cattails show through the wings due to the transparent effect of the powders.

Dragon Fly by Gloria Crane

Shown above, Gloria Crane shows the left side of the dragonfly wings painted using Transparent Pigment Powder mixed with Gourdmaster™ Gourd Varnish. You can see as the image turns away from the light (shown left) it looks transparent, and when it turns towards the light (shown right) it catches the color, similar to a real wing.

In addition to applying Transparent Pigment Powders wet by mixing them with Gourd Varnish, Formula 49, or Gel Glaze, they can also be applied dry using Heat Activated Glue.

Gourd art by Gloria Crane

Shown above, dragonfly art piece with carved cattails and metal leaf, by Gloria Crane.
The dragonfly wings were created using the new Transparent Pigment Powders.

Heat Activated glue comes in Clear and Black. Use Black to create an opaque look with your Transparent Pigment Powders. which will make the colors look bolder, as seen above in the multi-colored dragonfly wings by Gloria Crane.

GourdMaster Transparent Pigment Powders

GourdMaster™ Transparent Pigment Powder Set:
Regularly $29.95, Just $24.95!
(7 colors include Shimmer Red, Shimmer Gold, Shimmer Green,
Shimmer Copper, Shimmer Blue, Shimmer Silver, and Shimmer Violet)

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No Coupon Required! Discount has already been applied!

New Gourd Cut-Out Pieces!

Choose from Oak Leaves, Maple Leaves, or Beech Leaves!

If you have ever tried making your own gourd cut-outs using a jigsaw, you know how tedious and time-consuming it can be. Now you can add fun cut-out pieces to your art work the quick and easy way!

Our NEW Gourd Cut-Out Pieces make it fast and simple to embellish your gourd art!

Each Cut-Out has been rough-sanded on the back and has the leaf vein design already woodburned on the front, so all you have to do is add your desired GourdMaster™ Ink Dye or Transparent Acrylic colors and attach them to your art work!

Gourd art by Christy Barajas
Pictured above, gourd art piece with Maple Leaf Cut-Outs by Christy Barajas.
Products used: GourdMaster™ Ink Dyes (Rich Mahogany, Classic Yellow, Apple Red, Medium Brown, Antique Gold and Deep Orange), Stick 'n Burn Multiples: Oak & Maple Leaves, GourdMaster™ Gourd Glue, and Protecting Wax.

Gourd Leaf Cut-Outs
Shown above, Maple Leaf Gourd Stand created using:
Large Size Maple Leaf Cut-Outs, GourdMaster™ Ink Dyes:
Rich Mahogany, Classic Yellow, Apple Red, and Deep Orange

Gourd Leaf Cut-Outs

See Our Entire Selection of Gourd Cut Out Pieces

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NEW! Cleaned 'Standard Quality' Gourds
Save an Average of 50% When You Purchase "Standard Quality"
Gourds, Now Available Cleaned and as a Single Box!

Now you can get 'Standard Quality' Gourds CLEANED and 40%-60% cheaper than Premium Quality Gourds!

"I love the new low-priced gourds!! ...the Welburn 'standard quality'
gourds are better than other farms' high-quality ones!

-Jan Bollings, CT

'Standard Qualit'y Cleaned Gourds
Standard Quality Tall Body Gourds
Box of 5 Standard Cleaned Tall Body Gourds
$70.01 Just $29.95!
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Standard Cleaned Canteen Gourds
Box of 5 Standard Cleaned Canteen Gourds
$70.01 Just $29.95!
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Standard Cleaned Pear Teardrop Gourds
Box of 5 Standard Cleaned Pear/Teardrop Gourds
$70.01 Just $29.95!
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Standard Cleaned Round Body
Box of 5 Standard Cleaned Round Body Gourds
$70.01 Just $29.95!
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Standard Cleaned Bottle Gourds
Box of 5 Standard Cleaned Bottle Gourds
$70.01 Just $29.95!
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Standard Cleaned Mixed Shape
Box of 5 Standard Cleaned Mixed Shape Gourds
$70.01 Just $29.95!
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Save $20.00 on Gloria Crane's
Canteen Oil Lamp 2-DVD Set!
Limited Quantities Available!
(No coupon required. Price has already been reduced!)

Choose from Standard Definition DVD or High Definition Blu-Ray!

Choose from standard DVD or Blu-Ray

Join acclaimed Gourd Artist, Gloria Crane, as she shows you step by step how to create both of these beautiful Oil Lamps using Canteen Gourds! (A Canteen Gourd is so named because their shape so closely resembles a canteen for carrying water).

DVD includes FREE downloadable project patterns
and a complete materials list, too!

Limited Quantities Available!
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The GourdMaster™ WoodBurning Buddy
Is NEW and Improved!

Only A Limited Quantity Available!

"…I absolutely love [the Woodburning Buddy]. It was cold outside so I got it out
and set it up in my kitchen. …This is the third time I've used it since the purchase and
I've been very happy with how well it works. I would recommend it to anyone who has to
work in an enclosed area." -Carla Jenkins, Sun City, CA

See the Woodburning Buddy in Action
See the Woodburning Buddy in Action! Click above to watch the video!

We currently have a limited supply of these new
units in stock, so order yours now!

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Gourd Art design ideas
Gourd Art by Christy Barajas
Gourd Oil Lamp with Pink Flowers,
by Christy Barajas

Fun and Easy Gourd Projects!

Create this beautiful gourd using a Craft-Ready Gourd Oil Lamp and the "Flower Designs" pack of pre-printed Stick 'n Burn!

If you're new to gourds, be sure to get see the "All About Gourds" video tutorial series, which includes great tips on how to do the metal leafing and the carving technique shown in this art piece!

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

Gourd Art Classes at the Farm
Gourd art by Dianne Connelly Sunflower Vase
with Dianne Connelly
April 11th , 2015
10:00am - 2:30pm

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Gourd art by Dianne Connelly Teapot Gourd
with Dianne Connelly
April 18th, 2015
8:30am - 3:30pm

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Gourd art by Pamala Redhawk Woodburning an
Animal Portrait

with Pamala Redhawk
May 9th, 2015
9:00am - 3:30

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Gourd art by Dianne Connelly Templates, Filigree
& Geometrics

with Dianne Connelly
May 16th, 2015
8:30am - 3:30pm

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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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40635 De Luz Road
Fallbrook, CA 92028

Phone: 1-760-728-4271