Pyrography

Pyrography involves burning pictures, design or lettering on to wood (or other material), using a fine electric element.

I now use this method to put lettering on trophies and commemorative items, and for adding pictures to turned items such as platters and boxes.

Pyrographed dog portrait
A pyrographed platter of lovable giant Ruby, a Bordeaux mastiff

RUBY

Sycamore

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St Mary's Church, Malton

ST MARY'S CHURCH

Sycamore

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Robin Hood's Bay
A pyrographed platter of the Bay Hotel at Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire.

ROBIN HOOD'S BAY

Sycamore

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Citizenship Trophy
A pyrographed cup presented as a Citizenship trophy

CITIZENSHIP TROPHY

Sweet chestnut

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Pyrographed plate with dog portrait
A pyrographed portrait of a little pug dog named Bodhi

BODHI

Sycamore

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Christening gifts
Platter and money box personalised as christening gifts

CHRISTENING GIFTS

Oak & Acacia

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Commemorative wall plaque
A wall plaque commemorative a young student who died too soon

COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE

Oak

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Childs wooden stool
A child's school with pyrographed picture and dedication

BERTIE BUS STOOL

Sycamore

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Peacock Row, Robin Hood's Bay
A pyrographed sycamore block showing Peacock Row in Robin Hood's Bay

Peacock Row

Sycamore

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A pyrographed platter showing Pickering church, given as a retirement gift

PICKERING CHURCH

Sycamore

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Carperby, Yorkshire Dales
A pyrographed plate showing the Yorkshire Dales village of Carperby

CARPERBY

Sycamore

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Bay Hotel, Robin Hood's Bay
A pyrographed platter showing The Bay Hotel, Robin Hood's Bay

ROBIN HOOD's BAY

Sycamore

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Pyrography sampler
A pyrography sampler showing some of what can be achieved.

PYROGRAPHY SAMPLER

Sycamore

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Pyrographed bottle
A pyrographed champagne bottle as a football man of the match trophy

CHAMPAGNE SPORTS TROPHY

Rippled ash

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Pyrographed bottle
An unusual request from a football club for a pyrographed HP Sauce bottle.

HP SAUCE BOTTLE

Rippled ash

promotional plate
A pyrographed platter advertising Ryedale Woodturners

RYEDALE WOODTURNERS

Rippled ash

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house sign
A house sign, carved and painted rather than pyrographed

HOUSE SIGN

Oak

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