Oct 2015 Demo


Pyrography (WoodBurning)

by Janice Levi


Janice Levi, PaJanetlevi1st President of SWAT, will be our guest for the October 29th program about Pyrography 101, anLevi2d will follow up with two days of classes on Pyrography (Woodburning) at the shop of Dr. Jimmie Gill. Janice has been the President of the Gulf Coast Woodturners, the Brazos Valley Woodturners, and SWAT. She has demonstrated

making jewelry last year at SWAT and the WNT. This year her demonstration on Pyrography will open our eyes as to how it can be used to augment the surface decorations we might want to put on our vessels.    



Attendees will learn about the four types of pyrography tools with a demo of each.

They will learn about branding and art burning with demos of each.

They will learn where and how to find patterns and how to put them on wood.

They will learn of the basic burning techniques for the writing tip, skew, and shader.

We will talk about color on wood but it will not be part of the demo.