PyroPaper™, a pyrography
paper. This is a packet of 50 sheets of transparent
paper - it is hard to take a picture of something you can see
through, so we've put patterns behind it. The sheet itself is lying
at an angle in this picture over the drawings.
You trace, draw, or print (on an inkjet printer, laser printer, or
copier) a design on PyroPaper™, cut around the tracing, tape it to
your gourd, and wood burn right though it!
What makes this special is that it
will not smolder, burn outwards, or melt, unlike common tracing paper. When
you're through wood burning through the design, just lift from the gourd and
your design is finished.
Here is an example of a design on
a gourd using the pyrography paper. First we wood burned the basic design
outline through the paper; then we added the details after the paper was