Wood-Burning

Creating a Wood-Burning Sampler

Creating a wood-burning sampler is a great resource to help you familiarize yourself with the individual tips and what their purpose is and how they can help you with your pyrographic projects. In this tutorial, I am using a piece of clear pine craft wood that I had available. The key here is that it’s […] Read more…

Guide for using Wood-Burning Tips

Most Pyrography Burners come with multiple tips like the Colwood Wood-Burner this is going to be your guide for using wood-burning tips. Of course, there are other wood-burners out there, but since I use this one exclusively, I am going to cover what their purpose and which ones I use. One of the main things […] Read more…

What material is safe for pyrography

When you’re just getting started with wood-burning, you’ll see possibilities everywhere, but I want to talk about what material is safe for pyrography and which ones you may want to stay away from. Wood, paper, leather, gourds, and tagua nuts – but some wood is toxics when you are burning on it and it’s imperative that you […] Read more…

The tools for pyrography

So you discovered wood-burning but you aren’t quite sure what tools for pyrography you need? I’m going to go over some of the tools that I started with and upgraded to over the years! This wood-burning tool from Walnut Hollow is great for beginners. The pen is supplied with a tool stand and 4 screw-in […] Read more…

Welcome to the Art of Pyrography

Pyrography – the art of writing with fire – comes from the Greek pur (fire) and graphos (writing). I first discovered pyrography, or wood-burning as it’s often called, in 2005 through a creative accident. And I don’t think I’ve looked back since. When I first started, I began with one I bought at a local craft store. Unlike this […] Read more…

Rotation Wood Board Pyrography

I’ve been going through some of the wood supplies I have on hand and found a stack of Rotation Wood Board with Glass Insert. And found myself in the throws of being inspired and adding a few designs of the quite boring looking rotating boards. These wood boards are not meant to be used as […] Read more…

Oval Dragon Wood Burning Sign

Personalized Gift Idea

Do you have someone in your life that likes dragons? Dragons have always fascinated me in some way and a lot of my recent work has featured dragons mostly in paintings. But I always found that personalized gifts are a neat way of saying “Hey, I really like you” or maybe it’s just to support […] Read more…

Wood-Burned Home Decor

There is definitely something rustic about wall art that’s been wood-burned and is displayed in your home. It often leads to amazing conversations about what can feel like a forgotten art. And since receiving a variety of different wood pieces for wood-burning, I am excited to be creating some book boxes, cigar boxes, cutting boards, […] Read more…

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