Wood Art





Introduction: Wood Art

About: Self learning person dreaming of engineering

I made this for my wife, lover of the tree of life and the moon.

Step 1: Picture

First, find a drawing that you like and print it out as large as you want

Step 2: Outline

Next use a razor to outline the drawing into the wood

Step 3: Burn

After the drawing is outlined by a razor I used a router to define the outline. Once it is as deep as you want take a soldering pen and burn your design into the wood!



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    8 Discussions

    Good job.. another thing you could do is use a dremel tool with the carving bit and cut the design than take a torch and burn around the design... so it stands out...

    2 replies

    There are special pens for burning designs into wood and that would be the safest to use so you won't burn the entire piece.

    Yeah, they sell like a whole kit for wood burning at Target!


    2 years ago

    What type of wood was it that you used? Did you have it specially cut or was it something that you ran across somewhere?

    1 reply

    it was a find from a back roads garage sale, $10. If you are near woods I'm sure someone is cutting. Not sure what type of tree though, sorry.