With two unique tip systems, Colwood’s much-loved wood burner is the thing your woodshop is missing. If you don’t have a Colwood wood burner, you might be surprised to find just how much use you can get out of one. Whether you’re the type of person who loves to collect tools regardless of how much you’ll use them or you prefer for every tool in your shop to serve a specific purpose, we think that any shop would benefit from a product like this.

Or, as the saying goes, “I’d rather have it and not need it than need it and not have it.”

Regardless of where you land, we think that any shop would benefit from having a Colwood wood burner in it. But how can you use it? In today’s post, we’ll be breaking down three awesome uses for this under-utilized, but essential woodworking tool. Keep reading to learn more.

How to Use Your Colwood Wood Burner

Add Dates and Signatures to Your Work

Perhaps the easiest and most obvious way to immediately incorporate pyrography tools into your work is by burning in the date of completion as well as your signature or initials. This allows you to keep a permanent record of when you completed a project that won’t dull with age. We strongly recommend a woodburner for this reason alone, but we’re sure you’ll find other great ways to use this tool (like the ideas below!).

Try Something New

No matter how long you’ve been enjoying the art of woodworking, many of us always feel the pull of wanting to try something new. Wood burning is the perfect way to do just that. Whether you’re stuck in a creative rut or you want to flex your creative muscles, learning to draw with a wood burner is the perfect way to take your latest project to the next level. Whether you want to practice your drawing skills to put on display in a project or you simply want to add some elegant details, a wood burner is a great way to do it.

Create Some Unique Wall Art

There are plenty of great designs out there that you can utilize to create a piece of wall art. Whether it’s a welcome sign for the doorway to your shop or a stylized drawing of the exterior of your home, the possibilities for this type of tool are nearly endless. The result is a unique piece of art made out of wood. In other words, it’s a win/win.

Order a Colwood Burner Today

Proudly made in the USA, unlike many other essential woodworking tools, Colwood products are designed to stand the test of time while supporting the American workforce. The Detailer would make the perfect addition to your woodshop thanks to its two-year warranty and its ability to utilize both fixed tip and replaceable tip pens. In other words, regardless of how you plan to use this woodburning tool, we think you’ll find that it more than meets your needs.

Be sure to check out the Pro Deluxe Kit and the Standard Woodburning Kit as well, both of which are currently on sale!

In our experience, pyrography is an underused skill, but it’s one that you’ll be thankful to know when it takes a project from ordinary to extraordinary. We offer a whole selection of woodburning kits and machines as well as woodburning tips to get you started off on the right foot. Take a look around, because we offer everything from traditional woodworking tools to Timberwolf bandsaw blades to finishing supplies. In other words, no matter what you need to make your woodworking an incredible experience, you’ll find it at Long Island Woodworking Supply. Place your order today!


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