Pyrography

Pyrogravure, Pokerwork, Wood Burning

Bespoke, Made-to-Order, Personalised and Specially Made. Using the Peter Child Artist's Pyrography Machine, Justin makes each pyrograph with lots of love and attention to detail.Justin use's pyrography and other craft techniques to decorate various wood and leather pieces, creating unique, hand-crafted products, ideal as personalised gifts for Birthdays, Weddings, Christenings, Easter, Christmas, etc.

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Leather & Wood Burning

 
 

All the lines and shades are burned into the leather, thus rendering it near impossible to erase or fade.The completed pieces can be be used right away to complement any setting, whether it is home, office or a hotel room.

Pyrography Plaques

 Plaques can also be a one of a kind gift for any occasion including someones retirement, wedding, anniversary, birthday and even Christmas.

Signs & Signage

Whether it's a small wooden sign for a bedroom or a large wooden sign for a business, hotel or park, Justin can make the image in your head into a beautiful reality.

Wood Burning

Wood Pyrography,  available as gifts for all occasions.Handcrafted gifts are unique and make a special occasion more personal and memorable. Justin makes a range of gifts which will be shown on this site, and also will work with you if you wish to make a personal commissioned order.

History

Pyrography is the art of decorating wood or other materials with burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a heated object such as a poker. It is also known as pokerwork or wood burning. Pyrography means "writing with fire" and is the traditional art of using a heated tip or wire to burn or scorch designs onto natural materials such as wood or leather.

The word Pyrography, is of Greek origin, "pur" meaning fire and "graphos" meaning writing, which then easily translates to our more common name of "wood burning". It is the process of drawing a picture on a piece of wood, by burning lines into the surface of the wood in various shapes and intensities, with a soldering iron type tool. The longer you hold the wood burning pen on the surface of the wood, the greater the charring, thus the darker the colour and the more depth you add. In the old days they used just a piece of heated metal to add patterns to their furniture.

Woodburning can greatly enhance your carving project. Used to create fine line detailing or sepia tones of shadowing, with just one tool and a few basic strokes this craft will open a new dimension to your finished work.

Bespoke, Made-to-order, Personalised and Specially Made to your design...

Specialising in custom and personalised wooden plaques, whether it's a small wooden plaque as a gift to complete a bedroom wall or a large wooden plaque for outside a business, hotel or park, Justin can make the image in your mind into a reality.

Plaques can also be a one of a kind gift for any occasion including someones retirement, wedding, anniversary, birthday and even Christmas.

With our many years of experience, Let us get started on that one of a kind crafted plaque just for you!

A large range of tones and shades can be achieved. Varying the type of tip used, the temperature, or the way the iron is applied to the material all create different effects. Light-coloured hardwoods such as sycamore, basswood, beech and birch are most commonly used, as their fine grain is not obtrusive. However, other woods, such as ash, maple, pine or oak, are also used. 

We will consider mostly any idea you might have in mind for your Custom Wood plaque We will carve personal plaques such as Family Name plaques, Wooden plaques for your home, Outdoor wood plaques, Custom Wood Plaques, Custom Welcome plaques and much more. Drop us an e-mail with your ideas!

Buy something truly special

With more and more things in our lives becoming mass-produced, it is becoming harder to find truly unique objects to which we have a personal connection. When you buy an original work of art from Justin, you can rest assured no one else in the world owns something just like it. How many other things that you own can you say that about?

Send your idea to Justin and have him turn it into a beautiful work of art to be treasured for generations to come.

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