How To Transfer Patterns To Wood via Stamp, Iron, or Trace wood burning

In this blog I'm going to discuss three main methods of transferring a pattern to wood; stamping, ironing, and tracing.  The methods can be applied to almost any surface that accepts graphite; things like leather, paper, gourds, and, of course, wood.   Like all things, each method has its good and bad points, so allow me … Continue reading How To Transfer Patterns To Wood via Stamp, Iron, or Trace wood burning

Wood Types and Prepping Wood for Pyrography wood burning

In this blog I’m going to discuss the pros and cons of different woods that I’ve burned on and how to prep the wood for optimal wood burning.   This was last updated on Sept, 2018 to include finishing over a fractal burn on plywood. To date I have burned on Alder, Basswood, Balsa wood, … Continue reading Wood Types and Prepping Wood for Pyrography wood burning