You Can Turn a Wooden Bowl into a Work of Art with a Single Craft Tool

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Supplies:

IKEA Bamboo bowl sku # 602.143.43

bowl

Wood burning tool available at most craft stores (such as this one from Plaid – they usually come with several tips and you may also purchase stencils to trace your own designs

wood burning kit

pencil

tracing paper

Optional: Makers to color the outside.

Tips to wood burning:

1. First practice, practice, practice. Use a piece of throw away wood to try out all the different tips and see what they can do.

2. If you are not comfortable with burning directly onto the wood then trace or draw your design onto the wood.

3. If you are burning onto wood on the outside of a piece, you may decide to put a clear varnish over it to protect it.

Click here to see how the different tips of the wood burning tool work.

What kind of decoration will you put on your bowl and who will you show it off to first?

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