Introduction: Wood Burning Project

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I just started using wood burning too to make signs.

Step 1: Planning

Take some time to plan out your artwork so it will fit one your piece of wood. I used a scrap piece of wood. I bought a wood burning kit from the hobby show, the letting kit was extra. Lightly draw your design on the wood with a pencil, that way you can easily sand off your pencil lines later. Keep a scrape piece of wood available to set your hot letters on so you don't burn your work space. Use a leather glove and a pliers to take off hot letters without burning yourself.

Step 2: Applying Letters to the Project

I used some strait edge drawing tools to try to keep my letters straight. The tools also helped my avoid drawing extra lines on my project.

Step 3: Finishing Up

Once I finished the artwork, I cut the corners and the top, and added a hook to the back. Sanded the edges and pencil lines. So far I have left it without a finish.

Comments

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-01-07

That looks great. Do you have any pictures of the assembly process.

Thanks. Sorry just the one picture. Next project I will take more pictures

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Bio: I work as a maintenance tech. for North Dakota State University. I like to do fun little project ts around the house with my kids.
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