Tips & tricks
Guide to Wood Burning
There are so many beautiful projects you can make, just with a piece of wood and a special wood burning tool.
Wood Burning Kit The tools are relatively inexpensive which is nice. I’m a big fan of the Walnut Hollow Creative Versa Tool It has temperature control, a comfort grip, and 11 interchangeable points. It’s the one I use.
Test It Out Type of Wood Prepped Work Area Take Your Time Try Out the Different Accessories
1. Braided DIY Headband
Here are the basic steps I follow to complete a project:
Create my design on the computer and size it to fit my piece of wood Print out the design and cut it to fit the wood Take a piece of transfer paper and tape the design to the wood with the transfer paper in between
2. Knotted DIY Tie Headbands
1. The first step is to design your monogram on your computer in a word processing program. 2. Print out your monogram and trim around the edge with the scissors. Place a piece of transfer paper between the monogram sheet and the plaque and tape down.
3. Twisted DIY Headband