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Pyro Basics

Whether you're new to pyrography or have been woodburning for years, it's good to review the basics.
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The Tea Strainer Nib Cleaner

Check out this terrific video from Australian pyrographer and author Sue Walters. Instead of using an abrasive such as sandpaper, use a fine wire mesh, ...
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Wood Burning Tips and Tricks

Tips and ticks for your next pyrography project...
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Protecting Woodburned Work

Woodburned projects will fade over time, more so when exposed to direct light. You need to protect your project without sacrificing the overall appearance ...
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Removing Carbon Buildup

Carbon buildup on the tip affects the temperature of the tip.  Lora S. Irish's website,, has terrific woodburning tips and advises you to lay ...
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Desiree Hajny is the winner of many national and international awards for her carvings (13 "Best of" shows and 90 first-place honors), has been the featured artist for Sculpture Forum and Wildlife Art News, and is a contributing editor of Wood Carving Illustrated magazine. She lives in Eckert, Colorado. more