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Tool for "charring" decorative lines into tool handles and similar turned objects.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1989 (v.5#3) pg. 10

How to woodburn Pennsylvania Dutch motifs onto wooden kitchen utensils.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1980 (v.58#1) pg. 37, 142

Woodburning patterns for wood plates. (1) Sheaf of wheat. (2) Tulips. (3) Oak leaves & acorns. (4) Duck's head.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1980 (v.58#12) pg. 43, 54

Using the sun to do woodburning.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1964 (v.54#8) pg. 42

How to use burning and sandblasting to raise the grain of wood for use in decorative applications, such as signs or plaques.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1982 (v.5#8) pg. 10

Tips on how to keep the pens and cords of burning units orderly during use and avoid a tangle of cords.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1991 (v.38#1) pg. 53

Solutions offered for six problems experienced with electronic burning systems.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1992 (v.39#1) pg. 74

Techniques for burning fish-scale and reptile-scale detail.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1992 (v.39#3) pg. 89

A discussion of soldering-iron type burning pens and variable electronically controlled burning systems with wire-tipped pens.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1992 (v.39#4) pg. 11

Burning techniques for making realistic scales on fish and reptiles.
CHIP CHATS Sep-Oct 1992 (v.39#5) pg. 22

How to anneal and sharpen burning pen tips.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1993 (v.40#1) pg. 37

How to prepare a woodcarving for wood burning.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1994 (v.41#1) pg. 103

Tip on creating realistic human eyes using a woodburning technique.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1994 (v.41#4) pg. 12

Using a special woodburning pen to create scales on a snake or reptile.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1994 (v.41#4) pg. 91

A pyrographic technique that involves the use of a small torch. Some tips on getting started.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1994 (v.41#6) pg. 68

Tips on solving the "hot handle" problem when using a woodburning tool.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1995 (v.42#3) pg. 106

Skew you. Any artwork that can be done with pen or pencil can be done better with a burning pen. Tips on mastering the basic strokes.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1996 (v.43#6) pg. 136

How to angle and stroke with a woodburning skew tip to simulate three types of animal fur.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1997 (v.44#1) pg. 109

The eyes have it! How to create life and depth in carved animal eyes by adding outlining, shading and detail with woodburning.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 120

How to keep pyrographic art work from fading.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 122

A summary of woodburning point designs and hints on what they can be used to render.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 55

Advice on heat settings for woodburning.
CHIP CHATS Sep-Oct 1997 (v.44#5) pg. 119

How to achieve coloring with a pyrographic pen.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#6) pg. 16

Tips on woodburning a relief pattern.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#6) pg. 96

Art of woodburning. Woodburning of a standing mother bear with 3 cubs behind her clinging to a tree trunk. Includes pattern and burning tips.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1998 (v.45#1) pg. 93

Art of woodburning. Pattern and tips for a blue jay.
CHIP CHATS Mar-Apr 1998 (v.45#2) pg. 79

Art of woodburning. Tip on transfering woodburning patterns onto wood using graphite paper.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1998 (v.45#3) pg. 122

Art of woodburning. Tips on woodburning realistic owl figures.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1998 (v.45#4) pg. 33

Art of woodburning. Tips on woodburning calligraphy-style letters.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1998 (v.45#6) pg. 34

Pattern and tips for woodburning a realistic head/face of a lynx.
CHIP CHATS Mar-Apr 1999 (v.46#2) pg. 110

Art of woodburning. Using the shading tool to replicate animal hair, tree bark, bushes, leaves, ... etc.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1999 (v.46#4) pg. 78

A look at the Victorian craft of woodburning. Instructions and patterns for (1) Gibson Girl box, (2) Mermaid box, and (3) Burned Bird Box.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #65 Oct 1978 (v.6#5) pg. 19

Solar woodburning. How to burn designs in wood using a magnifying glass.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #74 Apr 1980 (v.7#2) pg. 20

Beginner's guide to woodburning. How to make butterfly plaques and woodburned pictures.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1978 (v.9#7) pg. 82

Woodburn an outdoor scene on a wooden plaque. Delicate bird is perched among a cluster of weeds.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1979 (v.10#8) pg. 60

Duck pattern for woodburning on a wooden bowl, wooden tray, cutting board, and other wooden kitchen accessories.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 100, 140

George Frank discusses his experience in producing a scorched pine finish for a bedroom suite for the Baron Rotschild.
FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 36

Tips on woodburning feather details on carved wooden birds.
FINE WOODWORKING #32 Jan-Feb 1982 pg. 81

Homemade branding iron is made from a large electric soldering iron.
FINE WOODWORKING #58 May-Jun 1986 pg. 12

Tip on using an electric branding iron to "sign" wood crafts.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 8

Tip: Use rubber cement to burn initials into wooden handles of tools.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 72

How to decorate unpainted wooden items with woodburning.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Fall-Winter 1978 (v.9#1) pg. 92, 119

Wax pen. Build this unique tool to create perfect wax model forms. A wood burning pencil is equipped with a fine tip and controlled by an ordinary lamp dimmer switch.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jul 1989 (v.43#4) pg. 65

Methods to alter the appearance of glass, wood, and metal used in jewelry making. Looks at the processes of etching glass beads, wood burning, and faux metal finishing.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1995 (v.49#3) pg. 96

Decorate wooden accessories by woodburning and then coloring with felt tip pens. Instructions for making balsa wood frames, a box, an album cover and hand mirror. Instructions for decorating them with violet and nasturtium motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1981 (v.26#3) pg. 38, 94

Inch-square wooden chips are woodburned in a delicate geometric pattern and glued to the bottom of a purchased pine tray.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1988 (v.33#7) pg. 46, 78

Tip: Do woodburning using the sun and a magnifying glass.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #622 Mar 1980 (v.76) pg. 91

Solar woodburning. Uses a magnifying glass and heat from the sun. Tips on things to make using this technique.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #58 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 128

Solar etching. A look at the art of Daniel Leahy.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #63 May-Jun 1980 pg. 118

Two methods for charring the surface of a wooden plaque.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 4

Decorating wood surfaces using a woodburning tool or a rotary hobby grinder. Some tips.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #57 Nov 1990 (v.10#3) pg. 29

Tip on making a plywood handle to hold a wire for burning decorative lines on lathe turnings.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #64 Jan 1992 (v.11#4) pg. 8

Balsa wood-burning makes one-of-a-kind cards and wrapping paper.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 102

Accent on woodburning. Basic tools and skills can yield impressive results.
WOOD MAGAZINE #117 Oct 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 76

Simple plywood frame is used to hold a taut wire for burning decorative lines into a rotating wood turning.
WOODTURNING #20 Mar 1994 pg. 73

A drill press jig works like a "Spirograph" to burn decorative circular patterns into the wooden discs used for faces on wall clocks.
WOODTURNING #24 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 54

How to highlight a cut line in turned work with friction burning. Includes instructions for making a wire with wooden toggles on each end to burn a vee groove.
WOODTURNING #46 Oct 1996 pg. 37

Tool post clamp holds a woodburning iron and facilitates the accurate placement and alignment of woodburned decorations on lathe turnings.
WOODTURNING #75 May 1999 pg. 82

Turned and burned. How pyrography can be used to decorate turned items, especially when combined with selective coloring.
WOODTURNING #78 Aug 1999 pg. 32

Using pyrography to decorate wooden boxes, bowls and platters with striking Celtic designs.
WOODTURNING #79 Sep 1999 pg. 39

Pyrography. Tips on doing woodburning on wooden spoons, boxes, plates, etc.
WOODWORKER #1022 Jan 1979 (v.83) pg. 28

Tip on using florists' iron wire to emphasize decorative lines cut into turned work by "burning in" the lines.
WOODWORKER Apr 1995 (v.99#4) pg. 93

Burning to draw. An introduction to the art form of pyrography for beginners.
WOODWORKING #21 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 16

Personalized branding iron. A copper printing plate made by a photo engraver can be used to burn your name into any wooden object.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1967 (v.23#4) pg. 50