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    Hello All,
    Well I bought a wood burner from walmart and it is crap. Is there a good one out there. thanks Karl

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    Karl, Fox Chapel has a pyrography forum at Pyrography Online Messageboard
    Hope the link works for you. FC also had a magazine, one issue so far, that is still available that has a great list/rating of various woodburners. Also, great articles for the beginner or the pro!
    www.flicker.com/photos/woodworks44224

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    • #3
      Pyrography, wood burning tools and equipment - Razertip. has an excellent burner with hundrends of tips. Check the web site for a dealer near you or they could ship it from the factory. The owner, Cam Merkle, who is a carver himself, knows his stuff and is willing to answer questions. He provides good service. phone 1-887-729-3787 toll free. Box-store burners are cheap, but this one has worked for years, is easy to use, with a rapid heat up, and temperature control for different purposes.
      Hope this helps
      Norman

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      • #4
        Gotta admit that when I first read this post, I wondered. When did Walmart start selling wood stoves?
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          Thanks for the info

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          • #6
            Try this place...Greg Dorrance Co...He's got just about everything you need, and his shipping prices are really great.
            I've known him for years. Great guy
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            • #7
              Quick question. What are you trying to burn? Pine is not a good wood to burn on. Also, hardwoods are very difficult to burn. Try some baltic birch. Sand it to a 220 finish. I have seen a lot of fantastic work done with those "cheap" burners.

              Paul
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