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

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

Two Little Girls Jewelry Boxes

Two lucky little girls will receive these adorable, handcrafted jewelry boxes! I was contacted by a local carpenter who made two identical wooden boxes that he planned to turn into jewelry boxes as gifts for his girlfriend’s little girls. He had already identified the images he wanted to use and the font style for their Read More

Cedar Plank Wedding Guest Registry

This is a really cool idea! I was contacted a few days ago by a local Portland dad who was looking for a pyrographer who could burn the first names and year of his son and daughter-in-law-to-be’s wedding with a little leaf-work around the edges onto a large (36.5″L x 17.5W x 2″H), natural-edge cedar Read More