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Pyrography Online – New!

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Here’s introducing a new site, Pyrography Online. The site has been put together by Fox Chapel Publishing who offer lots of useful pyrography books and magazines.

It’s a great looking site and I am sure is going to develop into a wonderful place for all fellow pyorgraphers to visit. There’s a forum, a reader gallery along with tip and techniques, patterns, videos tools and features.
Make sure you go and take a look!
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General Pyro Tips

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TAKING PHOTOS of pyrography can be frustrating because of flash glare kicking back off the irregular and shiny surfaces of the work. To help, tape a few layers of tissue paper over the flash to diffuse the light. Vaseline (petrolium jelly) can also be carefully smeared on the flash window.

A CLEAN NIB is ESSENTIAL for good burning. Skews and cutting pens should also be kept sharp. A build up of carbon and muck will hinder good heat transfer and smooth travel of your nib across the surface.
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