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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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Best Wood for Pyrography: Top 10 List

I've scoured the forums and books to find the absolute best wood for pyrography art. There are a bazillion woods to choose from. Here are the favorites...

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Woodburning Tools: Safety Gear for Pyrography Artists

Safety is a big deal. Heat. Smoke. Toxic wood. These woodburning tools and safety gear can help protect you from hurting yourself - or even from long term damage.

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Top 10 Safety Pyrography Tips & Tricks

Let's be real here. We're burning. We're playing with fire and other hot stuff. Make sure you follow these 10 pyrography tips for burning safely.

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Woodburning Tips: The Smooth Burning Flow Point

Of all the woodburning tips in your solid-point burner kit, the flow point is the smoothest burning tip. It feels like writing with a bullet-tipped permanent marker.

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Woodburning Tips: The Cone Point Explored

The cone point is slightly more versatile than the tapered point, but it's still not one of my favorite woodburning tips ever.

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Woodburning Tips: The Tapered Point Best Uses

Of all the solid-point woodburning tips, this is my least favorite. It's uses for art are slim and often better suited to other points.

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Woodburning Tips: The Calligraphy Point Uses

The calligraphy point is similar to the universal and mini universal woodburning tips. Here are the best (and worst) uses for this tip.

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Clean Your Pyrography Tool Tips Without Destroying Them [How To]

There's not a lot of information about how to clean your pyrography tool. Most of us do the best we can and wind up wearing our tools out sooner than they should.

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Wood Burning Tips: Using the Mini Flow Point

The mini flow point is one of my favorite wood burning tips. It's a lot like using a fine-point permanent marker.

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