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Removing Carbon Buildup

Removing Carbon Buildup

Carbon buildup on the tip affects the temperature of the tip.  Lora S. Irish’s website, www.carvingpatterns.com, has terrific woodburning tips and advises you to lay fine grit sandpaper on a glazed tile surface and quickly pull the tip across the paper. It not only removes the carbon, but also sharpens […]

by August 2, 2010 0 comments Tools & Tips
Turtle Rising monochrome pyrography on relief carved silky oak.

Sue Walters – Pyrographic Gallery

Pyrographic Gallery Sue Walters is a self-taught, internationally renowned, and award-winning pyrographic artist. After a career in horticulture, Sue began her pyrographic journey after receiving a burner as a present. She soon started designing and burning souvenirs for the Australian tourist industry—and found that the demand surpassed her supply! Her […]

by July 28, 2010 0 comments Features
From the Heart

From the Heart

Linda Sales has done several portraits of the famous clown Emmett Kelly Jr. – and he was very pleased with the images she captured. One day, Linda received a call from Emmett, who asked her to do a portrait of him with a little girl named Missi Anderson. Missi suffered […]

by July 26, 2010 0 comments Features
Razertip Feather Formers

Razertip Feather Formers

The folks at Razertip have come up with a new line of woodburning tips for bird carvers. I experimented with the newly designed Feather Former burning tips and am very pleased with the results. I tested three sets from the collection, #SET4FFCC Coarse, #SET4FFM Medium, and #SET4FFF Fine. These sets […]

by July 8, 2010 0 comments Reviews