Vintage Wood Burning Set No. 206 Ungar Electric tools cow girl horses panda landscape bridge pirate girl image handcraft toy original box

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Here is an awesome Vintage Ungar Woodburning Set No. 206 - Electric Pencil for wood or Leather with many images on balsam wood for practice, includes paint and original box. Wood illustrations include - Pirate girl, cowgirl, panda, landscape with bridge, and horses.

Pyrography or pyrogravure 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.

The term means "writing with fire", from the Greek pur (fire) and graphos (writing). It can be practiced using specialized modern pyrography tools, or using a metal implement heated in a fire, or even sunlight concentrated with a magnifying lens.

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. After the design is burned in, wooden objects are often coloured. 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 maple, pine or oak, are also used. Pyrography is also applied to leather items, using the same hot-iron technique. Leather lends itself to bold designs, and also allows very subtle shading to be achieved.



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