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Shar pei woodburning pyrography (1st timer)

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Project by jordanp posted 07-04-2013 01:52 AM 1035 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first wood burning / pyrography piece. I think it is birch plywood. It is of a shar pei puppy..
I wasn’t going to post it, but my wife really liked it and told me I should, so here it is :)

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 07-04-2013 02:36 AM

Your wife is 100% right—I like it too! Also, it looks very impressive for your first pyro piece. Thanks for posting.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Hawaiilad

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#2 posted 07-04-2013 07:59 AM

Yes I agree, you should be proud of that picture. Looks just like the breed

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 07-04-2013 01:28 PM

That is really cool, a cute looking puppy.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Michael Wilson

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#4 posted 07-04-2013 02:38 PM

Yep. I agree as well. Quite a subject to tackle with that many wrinkles ;). You definitely pulled it off. Nice work.

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489tad

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#5 posted 07-05-2013 04:07 PM

That is a fantastic job. First time burning and it looks great. How do you start, free hand drawing or from a picture?

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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jordanp

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#6 posted 07-06-2013 01:27 AM

yea i started with a b/w photo and just drew the basic shapes and features onto the wood and went from there. did most of the dark lining first.

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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489tad

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#7 posted 07-06-2013 12:27 PM

That’s nuts. My wife can draw and knows how to shade. She just does it. I’d end up finishing with a fire extinguisher. I wonder if that foam can be buffed out?

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 07-08-2013 02:24 PM

That looks great, cute dog and you are off to a good start. Looking forward to more pyrography art pieces.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 07-08-2013 03:16 PM

It looks good. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 07-24-2013 09:16 PM

It is a really nice burning… cute puppy

-- Follow your passion, and success will follow you.

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