Adopted Family Portrait

This wonderful family portrait is the second project I have worked on for one of my fantastic clients. I was thrilled and honored to work on another piece for him. This time the burning was to be a commemorative portrait of their beautiful family. This gift is from four siblings to their adoptive father. They Read More

Lady’s Leather Wallet – Grandma Remembrance Portrait

This wallet was quite a project! A man contacted me wanting a really special gift for his wife on Christmas morning. She had been very close to her grandmother, who passed away a year ago, so he thought a hand-burned portrait on a leather checkbook cover or wallet would be just the thing! He texted Read More

Washington Grade School Memorial Bench

Rick Hobart, Mayor of Vernonia, Oregon, contacted me about creating a memorial bench. This special piece commemorates Washington Grade School, which was destroyed by two floods.  The building was demolished and then rebuilt. Rick’s wife, Linda, was a teacher in this historical building for 17 years. We couldn’t find many good quality photos of the Read More

CUSTOM BURNED BASEBALL BAT

A dad handcrafted this custom baseball bat as a special high-school graduation present for his son. He then asked me to burn the boy’s name and graduation year into it .  My client wanted to commemorate his son’s love of the game with this unique gift. I was excited by the idea of personalizing a Read More

My Oldest Son’s 40th Birthday Wine Box

My oldest son, Trent, is a big mead fan and also loves both my pyrography and anything old-world style. So, we thought we would join forces for his special 40th birthday this year, bottling some of the mead Jeff brewed and left to age for a year, along with a custom label I designed for Read More

Custom Burned Guitar

I was contacted by a local guy who is working on a custom guitar as a gift for a long-time friend and band member. He wanted to know if I could burn some customization onto both the head stock/neck as well as a commemoration on the back. I was happy to do this burning and Read More