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    Ok, here it is my first attempt at Pyrography. I hope to incorporate this into my scrollwork.
    It is a 9 by 6 inch oval. I think it is a slab of basswood that I found in a beginners wood burning kit that my wife bought me a few years ago.
    I bought myself a complete set from Colewood, pens, power supply in a nice wooden box.
    This could also be very addictive. The pattern came with the wood and I transferred it using carbon paper. I sure like gluing the pattern on better than tracing it. That is tedious.
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    Rolf
    RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
    Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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    Great detail Rolf, I totally agree it is so much easier just applying the paper pattern than trying to trace. I would miss tracing alot and have to try and replace and re-trace. Steve
    If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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    • #3
      Nice job you did on that slab.
      Diane
      Dragon
      Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
      Owner of a Dewalt 788
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      • #4
        I like it! dale
        Dale w/ yella saws

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        • #5
          Very nice Rolf - and much better than my first attempt - or even my second or third ..lol
          Ian

          Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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          • #6
            Nice work Rolf. I do like that.

            Paul S.

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            • #7
              Great job Rolf,
              Folks over on the woodcarving board I'm sure would also love to see your work.
              Bill
              Delta P-20

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              • #8
                That is very nice. I did a little pyrography many years ago when my parents gave me a set. I may have to try it again sometime.
                Originally posted by Rolf
                Ok,
                This could also be very addictive.
                You must like the smell of burnning wood.
                Bill

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                • #9
                  Yes Bill, that is why I always use dull blades when scrolling.
                  Rolf
                  RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                  Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                  Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                  And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                  • #10
                    looks great rolf, funny thing is, i am doing pyrography as i write this (wait for the comments) looks a good picture too, where did you get the pattern from?
                    http://www.cabincraft.co.uk

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                    • #11
                      How do you attach the patterns when your are preparing your wood for wood burning (can't spell pyrography )? Can't see attaching with glue.
                      Chuck D


                      When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.
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                      • #12
                        Chuck,

                        I used Transfer paper (a type of carbon paper) and I traced the outlines and then did the shading using the original picture as a reference.
                        Rolf
                        RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                        Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                        Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                        And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                        • #13
                          Thats so great. I always wonted to do wood burrning. I tryed it on gourds. slippery. darn. transfering the pattern was one of my quitions too. in quilting. I can just sew around the desine with a bear neddale then tape it on. and , use chack. but that didn't work so well. it rubbed off. to easy. maybe I could use something else . hate drawing more than once. wont a better way. that looks great. and i love the shadding. your friend Evie

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                          • #14
                            Wonder if one could print the pattern out on ink jet Tee Shirt Transfer Paper and just iron it on to the wood???
                            If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!

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                            • #15
                              pretty awesome rolf. I like flower pictures and that picture is a perfect match for that cross-cut slab. I just have one of them plug in pen like burners with only one tip. I can plug it in and make eyelashes, that's about it. Kudo's on taking the plunge, that's a really great job for a first time go at it.

                              It makes sense to me that you would transfer the pattern with carbon paper. Gluing real paper on top might cause a fire I'd think. Ever try one of them heat transfer tools? Maybe there's an iron like attachment for your new burner? Don't know how well that method works, but it looks good in the advertisements.
                              Jeff Powell

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