Instructables

Step 1: Materials

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Gourd
Spray paint / house paint
mod-podge / sealant
cutting drill bit (Size varies (pic if you don't know what i am talking about))
(optional 1/4inch dowel & 1/4inch drill bit)

Step 4: Step 3

take a long fork or screwdriver and jam it into your gourd all over to loosen innards make sure not to puncture the other side! be careful!. every few seconds shake out progress (takes about 1-5 mins.)

Step 5: Step 4

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Hang with a string from somewhere that will get smelly and could get dirty! once hung start painting!

Step 6: Step 5

After you are satisfied with your work, its time to seal! use polyurethane / mod-podge or any sealant you have. I didn't seal mine because my mom wanted it inside.

Step 7: Step 6

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Once dry again, trill a 1/4inch hole about 1/2inch under entrance hole. Cut dowel about 2-3inches long and glue into whole (optional: paint dowel like i did) if it goes outside make sure to seal that too! if the dowel doesn't fit get a little bit bigger one or smaller dowle, there are many sizes!

Step 8: END

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(some pitures from google.com)
 
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LesB3 years ago
Hey j@50n, I like you i'ble but if you don't seal it, doesn't it ROT?
i'm building a couple myself and I'm leaving them the natural color and then plan to apply some clear sealer like Thompson's Water Seal.
lemonie5 years ago
Looking at it I would say that it was made some time previously then you made this Instructable later? But why does you mom want it inside? L
J@50n (author)  lemonie5 years ago
ya i made it as a school project way before and idk y she wants it... but she does!