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Craft Idea for Mother's Day

If you are looking for craft ideas for Mother's Day, why not try this simple wood burning technique that gives stunning personal results for making your own gifts.


I love making my own gifts for giving, especially on Mother's Day. I know that gifts made with lots of love are always appreciated. This wood burning technique can be used on ordinary plain wooden spoons and gives wonderful results that any Mom would love to receive.

After finishing this project, and if you want to place the spoons on display, apply beeswax, mineral oil, or Howard's butcher block oil to enhance the detail.



Fueled by butane and refillable using lighter fuel, Dremel's VersaTip soldering iron is a great project tool for anyone wanting to get more involved in creative and detailed projects such as wood burning. Fueled by butane, the Dremel VersaTip offers cordless convenience and ease of use. You can also use the lightweight VersaTip to do a lot more for unique and creative DIY projects that will take your crafts and hobbies to the next level. 

While obviously useful as for soldering jobs, the cutting knife can be heated up to cut nylon and other materials. The shaping knife features an edge for cutting plastic and the deflector is designed to shrink insulation around wiring. Included with every kit are the storage box, soldering tip, and a deflector. You also get a cutting knife, hot air tip, wide blower tip, shaping knife, solder, sponge, tins, wrenches, and protective cap.






1. Use a pencil to lightly draw your design onto a wooden spoon or spatula. You can find plenty of designs to print out on the Intermet.



2. Power up your Dremel VesaTip until it is hot enough to burn the surface of the wood. If you have never tried wood burning before, have some scrap wood handy for test pieces. 

3. On light pressure is required to burn the wood, so lightly trace over your drawn design.

4. Continue adding detail until the design is complete.

You make your designs as plain or simple, as desired, or even add your own wording.



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