Cleaning Pen Tips Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

This will be a quick tutorial to explain how to clean off the carbon build up on pyrography pen tips.  I’m also going to discuss a few things to help your pen tips and burner last longer.    You can watch a YouTube video version of this tutorial by clicking on the image to the … Continue reading Cleaning Pen Tips Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

BBQ Chips Ornament Pyrography Artwork wood burning

My father-in-law and I like to joke around with each other, especially with food.  We blame each other for any food tidbits found on the floor, especially corn; calling each other the ‘corn dribbler.’  If that isn’t enough, we also love to offer food that the other hates.  For example I hate tomatoes, so he … Continue reading BBQ Chips Ornament Pyrography Artwork wood burning

Deer & Trout Cribbage Board Pyrography Art wood burning

One summer Todd was asked to make a cribbage board.  The guy requesting it was upset that all he could find in the store were cheap plastic models.  He wanted something nicer made out of wood that would fit his cabin decor.  Todd made it and I burned in the scoring numbers and a little … Continue reading Deer & Trout Cribbage Board Pyrography Art wood burning

Acorns On Leather Sheath Pyrography Art wood burning

For the past year or so I’ve been talking with Todd about doing pyrography on leather.  One day we were up in Portland and we headed over to a leather shop to see what it would take to get started.  The sales person was very knowledgeable, but I was a bit overwhelmed with all of … Continue reading Acorns On Leather Sheath Pyrography Art wood burning

Nephew Skye Portrait Pyrography Art wood burning portrait

My mother told me years ago that exchanging store-bought gifts is just promoting consumerism and that handmade gifts are more meaningful.  She loved to bake, so she'd make platters of wonderfully delectable cookies to give out at the holidays.   I’ve tried to continue that tradition and pyrography sure does help!   For my sister I decided … Continue reading Nephew Skye Portrait Pyrography Art wood burning portrait

Christmas Candy Canes Christmas Postcard 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to discuss how to create my Christmas Candy Canes pyrography art.  I really like the textures and tonal contrasts in this postcard.  I also like the recurring theme of light striking and reflecting on the canes, bows, and holly leaves giving them a three dimensional look.  So my goal with … Continue reading Christmas Candy Canes Christmas Postcard 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning