I’ve been wanting to make some beautiful wood coasters for our home. After I came across Scorch Markers, it seemed the time had come to create!
The kit I received came with 3 Scorch markers, and 4 small wood slices. (Perfect for coasters!)-side note, I originally planned on using a lighter to heat the design, but ended up using my stove top burner instead. 😊
The next step is to draw your design onto the wood. I just used a pencil and lightly drew my design freehand. I have seen others use stencils for their design which is a great option and they turn out beautifully!
After you trace your design using your Scorch marker, you add heat to the design.
The company recommends using a heat gun. I don’t have one just yet, so I used my stove top burner. I used metal tongs and held my wood slices about an inch above the burner (design facing down) and moved it in circles around the burner as the design started to darken.
I plan to use these as coasters, so I applied a few coats of matte polycrilic over the design to help protect them from water damage.
Each coaster only took about 10 minutes to make-from start to finish.
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