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Woodburning Gift Guide 2021

Need a gift for the pyrographer in your life? I've gotcha. This Woodburning Gift Guide will help you find the perfect thing!

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Woodburning For Beginners: [LAB] Learn And Burn Course

Learn woodburning for beginners in the Learn And Burn [LAB]! Get woodburning tips and techniques you can't find anywhere else.

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Savvy Pyrography Shading Course: 7 Steps to Buttery Smooth Shading

Ditch the blobby, scratchy shading! The Savvy Pyrography Shading course teaches you the 7 steps to the buttery smooth shading you crave.

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The Beginner Woodburning Art Challenge [BWAC]

What's the [BWAC]? It's the only FREE 5 day beginner woodburning art challenge designed to actually teach you woodburning techniques.

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Pyrography Courses: How To Wood Burn

These pyrography courses teach you how to wood burn whether you are an ultimate beginner or you are ready for advanced woodburning techniques.

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GUIDE: Wood Burning Pen Tips for Wire Nib Burners

My students often ask what wood burning pen tips they should get. So I created a guide to wire nib shopping to help them and pyros like you!

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MM Newman Hot Tools Pyrography Tool Review

See the pros, cons, and watch the tool in action on this MM Newman Hot Tools pyrography tool review.

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Woodburning for Beginners: FAQs, Terms & Answers to Your Burning Q's

What is pyrography? How do you shade? Is this called a tip, point, or nib? Get answers to your questions about woodburning for beginners...

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What is Pyrography? Definition, History, and More

What is pyrography? Some say it's just woodburning. But that's like saying "painting" = "watercolor". That's only part of it.

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Wood Burning for Beginners: 7 Step Guide [What I Wish I'd Known]

Learn the 7 things I wish I knew before I started woodburning. Here's a quick guide to wood burning for beginners

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Woodburning Patterns: Top 3 Methods to Transfer Your Pattern to Wood

You've found gorgeous woodburning patterns to use on your next project. Now what? Here are the top 3 techniques to transfer your pattern to your project.

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Finishes: Sealing Woodburning Projects for Long Lasting Art

Sealing woodburning projects protects your design from fade and wear. You'll want a different finish depending on the project - wall art, food safe things like cutting boards, jewelry...

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Prep Wood for Woodburning Art More Easily: 4 Simple Tips

After you've chosen a good piece to burn, its time to prep your wood for woodburning! Here are my top 4 woodburning tips to make sanding fast and easy on you.

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Free Woodburning Patterns | Burn Savvy

I'm giving away some free woodburning patterns. It's time you got savvy with your pyrography tool!

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Choosing Wood for Wood Burning Art: 5 Things You Need to Know

How do you choose the best wood for wood burning art? Yeah, a bunch of pyrographers have their favorites - and I've got a Top 10 list for you - but what if you want to try something else? Here's what to know about wood before you get started.

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