The Complete Pyrography by Stephen Poole.
Every area of the craft comes with clear instructions: where to find designs, what tools and equipment to make or buy, and how to construct your own wire-point instruments, as well as how to produce lifelike textures, master the art of shading techniques, select the proper color, enhance wood-turned objects, and protect finishes. A photo gallery of winning projects is accompanied by tips on marketing and selling your work, as well as a list of the most popular projects to sell.
Pyrography Workbook: A Complete Guide to the Art of WoodburningWoodworkers interested in wood-burning will build their skill level through these three step-by-step projects for beginner, intermediate, and advanced burners. They will learn how to prepare wood surfaces before burning, how to transfer a design or pattern, and how to select materials for burning, colouring, and finishing a project. Methods for burning onto wood, leather, paper, bark, and antlers are detailed alongside ample pictures of pyrography on the various materials that will inspire novice wood-burners. Numerous techniques are also discussed.
Step-by-step Pyrography (Step-By-Step (Guild of Master Craftsman Publications))Pyrography, the art of ‘drawing with fire’ by burning designs onto a medium, is an ancient craft practised worldwide. This book presents 25 original pyrography projects in easy-to-follow step-by-step style that are suitable for the absolute beginner to master. The readers will love the clear and simple format which takes away the mystery behind achieving great results. The 25 projects include: door plaques, coasters, key fobs, letter opener, coat hook hanger, jotter board, picture frame, letter holder, trinket box, bread board and many more…
Introduction to Pyrography: The Art of WoodburningIntroduction to Pyrography: the art of decorating wood using heated tools, is a superbly illustrated practical guide to this fascinating hobby. Daniel Wright’s enthusiasm for his subject is beautifully captured in a sequence of clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs and unusual projects. Taking his inspiration from pen and ink, engraving and watercolour techniques, he demonstrates many exciting methods and traditional ways of working, creating landscapes, trees, flowers, animals and buildings. Information is included on the types of wood to use, how to prepare surfaces, working with the grain and enhancing designs. He goes on to illustrate shading and faux marquetry, and there’s a section on using photographs and sketches to produce unique designs. Daniel’s individual, whimsical style is the perfect complement to the objects he decorates: bowls, boxes, plates, frames, panels, a chess set, a nursery stool, and more.
Great Book of Woodburning: Pyrography Techniques, Patterns and Projects for All Skill LevelsPyrography, the art of woodburning, is fully explored in this guide for beginners and experts alike. Providing details on the four essential pyrography ingredients – temperature, speed of stroke, texture patterns, and layering – this reference also includes chapters on equipment, surface selection and preparation, and finishing techniques. Teaching the way in which the eye comprehends visual tones and translating this knowledge into light and dark values with woodburning tools, this text for all skill levels also provides 30 traceable line patterns that differ in skill and ability.
Bringing together a collection of designs that pyrographers can adopt for their own use, or for one-off sales, these 79 pages contains drawings and hundreds of original designs, tracing and adapting designs, transferring designs onto wood, types of wood, and colour and finishing.
# Paperback: 112 pages
# Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd; illustrated edition edition (27 May 1999)
Step-by-step Pyrography Projects
Pyrography, the art of “drawing with fire”, is an ancient craft practised worldwide. This is a collection of pyrography projects, focusing on the solid point machine, an electrically heated poker tool. It contains projects to create a range of decorated wooden items.
# Paperback: 112 pages
# Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd (15 Feb 2001)
Wildlife Designs: Original Patterns for Your Favorite Craft
Versatility is the main attraction of this manual that offers 30 handsome wildlife illustrations and 10 border designs suitable for transfer. Information is included about techniques for transferring both line and tonal patterns, illustrations are marked to show how to isolate parts of the design to use in conjunction with other images or alone, and the use of computers and copiers to modify patterns is also discussed. Although created for pyrography projects, the patterns are suitable for engraving, lino cuts, quilting, relief carving, stained glass, stencils, and tole painting.