|Project by dan mosheim||posted 07-07-2011 01:16 PM||1694 views||3 times favorited||13 comments|
get yourself a woodburner like you used to use in elementary school … they’re inexpensive compared to say, a new handplane, and they can be great fun. i recently was asked to participate in a fundraiser called ‘flights of fancy’ for the local dorset theatre festival. they gave artists in the community raw birdhouses by a local maker and asked us to decorate them. they’ll all be auctioned off at a fancy garden party in august. i put off doing mine until the very last minute and didn’t have time to paint it, but it was still a lot of fun … you can do other stuff with this tool and i’m still trying to figure out how to put this technique to use in a ‘real’ piece of furniture. here's another blog post from a while back.