Monthly Archives: November 2015

Getting started in Pyrography wood burning

Nov 27, 2015 | | 4 comments

GETTING STARTED IN PYROGRAPHY (aka wood burning) In this blog I want to discuss the basics of what you will need for creating pyrography artwork.  To begin the journey on becoming a pyrographer there are three essential items: 1) desire, 2) a wood burner, and 3) something to burn on.   Hopefully you already have the […more]

Why I hate wood burning on oak wood burning

Nov 23, 2015 | | 5 comments

WHY I HATE WOOD BURNING ON OAK As promised, here’s my blog on why I HATE wood burning on oak.  Oak is a beautiful wood and gorgeous furniture can be made out of it, but it is horrible for fine art pyrography.  The reason is because of its grain pattern; beautifully striking for furniture and […more]

Paige’s Cat Drum wood burning

Nov 14, 2015 | | Say something
sleeping cat pyrography

PAIGE’S CAT DRUM Material used:  Poplar Size:  11 ¾ x 5 1/4 Time: 11 hours You might have noticed that there was a big date gap between my last blog project finish date (the heart box) and this one.  Another thing you might have noticed is I’m writing these blogs about projects done almost a […more]

The Heart Box Pyrography Art wood burning

Nov 1, 2015 | | 2 comments
scrolling heart wood burning pyrography bmj

THE HEART TRINKET BOX   Material used:  Store bought craft box (birch top, pine sides) Size:  8 x 8 x 2 Time: 15 1/2 hours I work at a grain elevator and every year the union organizes an auction for charity.  Normally I donate baked goods, but this year I decided to donate pyrography artwork.  […more]