Burning Down the House
The new craft I tried this year was woodburning. I saw a kit online about a month ago and decided to try it and make some Christmas gifts in the process.
The kit included the tool, a few different-shaped points, letter stamps, and a bunch of wooden utensils.
I wasn’t nervous until I watched a video tutorial, during which the host mentioned that the tool warms up to 950 degrees.
I’m happy to report that I didn’t burn myself or any of my possessions. I enjoyed trying it out, although I have a long way to go to perfect it. I really liked using the letter stamps but realized that one needs to have somewhat of a perfect touch to get the whole letter burned—not too light and not too dark.
This might be a craft that I explore further. Have you tried woodburning?
Happy New Year to all! Thanks for reading about my birthday list adventures.