Category Archives: Pyrography

Steer head carving

I found this steer head carving at a second hand shop for next to nothing and figured it was in need of some customization. Who ever carved it had some talent and I figured it was a shame for it … Continue reading

Posted in Pyrography, Wood carving | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Journaling

If you don’t already do it now is a good time to start Journaling. I wrote this post for my audience at my Westfork Freedom website ( Westfork Freedom / Westfork Farm ) but realized it was equally relevant to my … Continue reading

Posted in Country Living, Fly Tying, General, Guitar Builders Corner, Hand Made Greeting Cards, Pyrography, Scrimshaw, Wood carving | Tagged | Leave a comment

Custom Cutting Boards

Here is another product that I will be offering in my gear shop and on ETSY. I was looking at our cutting board the other day and thought that it looked so plain. I have pretty much customized everything else around … Continue reading

Posted in Country Living, Crafts, Pyrography, Wood carving | Tagged | Leave a comment

Squirrel Pyrography

With a picture like this I would start out with the outline of the branches first using the sharp tip. You could then progress to parts of the squirrel that also need basic outlining like the feet, snout, and hairs … Continue reading

Posted in Pyrography | Tagged | Leave a comment

Squirrel Pyrography

The tips I used for this project were the following. Sharp Tip is what I use for outlining the picture and general purpose tasks. The next is a shading tip to add depth and capture how the light creates shadows. … Continue reading

Posted in Pyrography | Tagged | Leave a comment

Squirrel Pyrography

Now that you have the image transferred to your work piece you are ready to start burning. My first suggestion is to pick a piece of scrap wood that is the same kind as your project to use as a … Continue reading

Posted in Pyrography | Tagged | Leave a comment

Squirrel Pyrography

Next you will trace the general out line of the picture you have chosen on to some tracing paper. In the picture above I have tape it to a piece of graphite paper and then taped it to the work … Continue reading

Posted in Pyrography | Tagged | Leave a comment

Squirrel Pyrography

First things first you will have to obtain a pattern. There is lots of free patterns online and I would do a google search for “Pyrography Patterns” of “Wood Burning patterns” and see what pops up. I have also had … Continue reading

Posted in Pyrography | Tagged | Leave a comment

Squirrel Pyrography

In the coming posts I will show you how to do a squirrel pyrography project of your own. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a squirrel but it will give you an idea where to start and the steps and … Continue reading

Posted in Pyrography | Tagged | Leave a comment

Hot Stamp Letters

26 individual metal hot stamp letters can be attached to many wood burning tools by screwing on and off with pliers. Used to personalize any project. Use with wood, paper, leather, fabric, and more. Set includes uppercase letters A-Z. Letter height = 1.6 cm … Continue reading

Posted in Pyrography | Tagged | Leave a comment