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« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2007 07:49:25 PM »

just wondering how to burn the wood like the pictures, it looks so nice.
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« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2007 05:15:49 AM »

Very cool, it turned out great for a first attempt.  I have a friend that does wood burnings all the time, he says its very theraputic.
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« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2007 07:34:59 AM »

just wondering how to burn the wood like the pictures, it looks so nice.

sweetybeads First you need to get a woodburner, they have them at most craft stores. There's all types out there, I just have a little cheap one with interchangeable tips. Also you can use a lot of the woodburners for soldering jewelry.
Once you have your woodburner select the type of wood you'd like. For the project I used one of the wood plaque/signs you can buy at craft stores.
Then transfer your image (or you could freehand) you'd like, allow your woodburner to heat up and trace around your transfer. The woodburners tip will burn the wood and you have your image.

Thanks for the comments and tips everyone! It's much appreciated.
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« Reply #13 on: May 30, 2007 01:20:55 PM »

thats cool ! I used to have wood burner it when I was little . it was all 70's and came with transfer stencils that were a rainbow.. that said
" SIT ON IT " lol i thought it was funny so I made it .. had it for years .. now I miss it . you made me want a wood burner again .. I love that you did a sewing theme !
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« Reply #14 on: May 30, 2007 06:24:43 PM »

I also have see a man use a magnifying glass to do woodburning, and he really did amazing portraits. 

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« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2007 11:06:33 AM »

Sorcha Griannon- my nephew did that with a magnifying glass, he took a scrap of wood about 6x6 inches and covered it with little skulls, have no idea how long it took. When he gets interested in a project, the world could end and he'd never know. I had forgotten about magnifying glasses, but they do burn wood and grass with the help of the sun.
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