Beta II Chapter of the American Gourd Society
(1:00pm – 5:00pm(8:00am - 12:00 noon) Louisiana Gourd Society
Saturday June 3, 2017
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ira Nelson Horticulture Center
2206 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA, 70503
$10 Registration Fee
Louisiana Gourd Society
The purpose of the Louisiana Gourd Society shall be to educate, promote, and encourage the growing, culture, use, history, art and/or craftsmanship of gourds to our membership and the general public.
Closed Coiling } $ 60.00
by Blanche Cavarretta
(1:00pm – 5:00pm)
Maximum number 10 students
For the second class, Blanche Cavarretta will be
teaching closed coiling techniques. She will provide
everything for the class.
If they do not finish the coiling in class, I can give
them enough thread to finish and leave it for them.
If you're interested in their work, you can check out
their face book page, "Gravel Road Arts".
Carving Techniques } $ 50.00
by Roy Cavarretta
(8:00am - 12:00 noon)
Maximum number 15 students
For the first class, Roy Cavarretta will be teaching different carving techniques. It is not necessary to buy any tools for this class. However you can bring your own tools and bits to the class.
For the carving class, the emphasis will be put on the
use of different burrs, the use of chip carving gouges
The teacher will allow the student to use his two
Master Carvers and his variety of burrs and gouges.
Roy will have have 2 phyrography burning tools a will
have have 2 phyrography burning tools and his array
of burning tips so that the students can get hand-on
nd his array of burning tips so that the students can
get hand-on experience. will have have 2 phyrography
burning tools and his array of burning tips so that the
students can get hand-on experience.
Bring shards of gourds and/or a clean gourd
Mechanical Pencil with 5 or 7 mm lead
is May 15, 2017.
No refunds after May 15,
call Jackie if you have any questions, 337-277-0027