Eagle Carving

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Here’s a little departure from my normal work. I cut the outside with my scrollsaw, then power carved the tree stump and eagle this using a Dremel, then a lot of hand sanding! I applied a bit of white dye … Continued

Comemerative Plaque

posted in: Intarsia, Pyrography | 0

Here is a little commemorative plaque made for a lady in Yorkshire. It is a combination project involving fretwork (kind of intarsia) and pyrography. It is 8″ x 6″ and approx 0.75″ thick finished with three coats of Yacht varnish … Continued

Howling at the Moon

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A bit of a combination project here with the overall piece cut out using the scroll saw and then the image applied using my pyrography pen.

Jenny Wren on Convolvulus Pyrography

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Here is another one! A jenny wren on some convolvulus, approx 48cm x 28cm. This is burned onto a nice piece of sycamore kindly given to me by Michael Sinclair (https://michael-sinclair-woodturner.co.uk) when I visited his workshop after the Out of … Continued

Little Piece experimenting with gradation

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Here’s a little piece I did to experiment with gradation in pyrography. It’s not an entire success in that respect but it came out not to bad overall. My daughter who is the subject of the piece, with her little dog, was delighted … Continued

Stag Pyrography

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Here is my latest attempt, I think I’m getting the hang of it now. I definitely enjoy doing these. I burn my pyrography using this – And, if that goes horribly wrong I can always use this to sort out … Continued

Thinking about the Autumn Fair

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It’s about time I started thinking about gettings some pieces made for the Westray Autumn Fair. It’s not until November but, what with overhauling the workshop at the start of the year, and then buying a motorhome (see Travels in … Continued

Pyrography – I think I’m Hooked!

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Oh my! I’m spending all my workshop time on pyrography work at the moment. The poor little scrollsaw is crying in the corner thinking I’ve fallen out with it. Here is another little piece approx 22cm x 11cm on Ash. … Continued