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DIY: How to burn an image into wood

April 27, 2018

YouTuber The King of Random demonstrates how to use water, ammonium chloride, and a heat gun to make picture-perfect wood burnings.

Wood burning can be dangerous if you don't have the right tools or enough experience. Creating straight lines with a wood burner can be frustrating, and crafting a personalized branding iron requires intimate knowledge of metalworking. Luckily, there is a much simpler and safer way to permanently burn an image, logo, or lettering into a piece of wood. In a recent video, YouTuber The King of Random demonstrates how to use water, ammonium chloride, and a heat gun to make picture-perfect wood burnings.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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