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Project by dan mosheim posted 08-22-2008 03:35 AM 1025 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Remember that plug in woodburning pen thing you had when you were a kid? You can still get them at Dick Blicks Art Supply ( http://www.dickblick.com/categories/woodburning-pens/ )and probably any other local hobby store. I was walking up the stairs to my shop today and noticed a couple of my burnings hanging on the wall. I thought I would share them on my blog, maybe get some other folks interested. It’s a lot of fun and is some woodworking you can do while you’re sitting around the house watching the Olympics. It’s very quiet and smells great … Your kids and your art students might like it too …. More photos on my blog at http://dorsetcustomfurniture.blogspot.com/
If you’ve done some burnings, post some pictures and let me know what you think about the whole deal either here or on my blog … Thanks …dan
PS … These are all small … +/- 3.5×7 or 8” ... I’ve also done bigger ones up to 20×50 …

-- dan,vermont,http://dorsetcustomfurniture.blogspot.com/





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SteveKorz

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#1 posted 08-22-2008 04:03 AM

I like the burns you’ve done… pretty creative.

I love to woodburn, but it’s something that I haven’t done in a while. I used to do it all the time, because it was reletively inexpensive, and you didn’t need a lot to get started.

Here is a pic of the last one I did several years ago. A larger view of it is here.

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-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#2 posted 08-22-2008 04:06 AM

Great looking burn, beautiful colors.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#3 posted 08-22-2008 04:21 AM

I like them very much. Bought a cheap pen several years ago. Used it a little on a project and never got back to it. The color is a fun contrast.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 08-22-2008 04:28 AM

Exceptional works of art. I like the mixed media. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 08-22-2008 06:03 AM

Very nice, they look great.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#6 posted 08-22-2008 03:00 PM

stunning art!!!!
thank you for sharing. Gorgeous

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#7 posted 08-22-2008 04:01 PM

Hi Dan,

You’ve tweaked a memory and a good one it was. I used to burn anything that even resembled wood with my cork covered tool when I was a kid until it got taken away. I wonder what my mom would have done if I painted my stuff in abstract like yours? Hmmmmm…..

You also mentioned Dick Blick and I can vouch for them too. The customer service is great and the depth and breadth of selection for art supplies is mind boggling. I love spending a whole day going through their printed catalogue page by page and imagining what I could do with some of those “tools”.

Great job and thanks for the post,

-- Jim

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#8 posted 08-23-2008 04:33 AM

Beautiful work. Your blog is well made and the work you’ve done is superb.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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