The

Burn Shop

  Art & Design Studio

The Burn Shop

Wood Burning and Metal Embossing

Welcome to the Burn Shop ,

 

Featuring wood-burned creations through the artform of pyrography.

 

Hi, I am Scott French and I am a wood-burner.  Most of what I do is personalized or custom work for people like military plaques,  family coat-of-arms, family crests, name plaques, military plaques, wedding and anniversary plaques, religious themed and anything else that you can imagine to be burned.

 

I have posted a  lot of photos of work that I have done and I hope that this gives you some ideas of what I can do for you. I can help you if you need some ideas and come up with a concept. Prices start at $125 for a 9 1/2" x 12". (Please contact me for an estimate).

 

So if you want a cool, personalized gift for someone or yourself that is not store bought, have me create a truly meaningful gift that will inspire you.

 

Thanks for checking out my site. Oh, and click the Facebook ‘Like’ button on this page and you can see current projects as they are revealed before others get to see them.

 

Thank you,

 

Scott French

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Gallery

Wood-burned family crest commissioned by Ted Griswold. I employed three different elements from three different official family crests that Mr. Griswold provided me. I used the crest/shield and filagree from one, the Greyhound located on the top of another, and the font style from the third. Using a solid tip soldering iron-type tool I would burned by hand the Griswold family crest on a 9" x 12" bass wood plaque.
Wood-burned family crest
One of my latest wood-burning's. I call her Maiden Moon. With a clear quartz point inlay. 10" x 7" natural basswood. (Sketch obtained from free art file).
Wood-burned cross with embellishments and painted edges. 12"x7.5"

Wood-burning of a floral pattern with Aventurine stone inlays. 9.5" x 12" basswood

Personalized Marine Corp Plaque 

9’x12” Basswood plaque

This piece was hand-made using a 9’x11” (approx.) natural basswood plaque with bark edges.

Using a solid tip soldering iron-type tool, I wood-burned an image of a Navy sailor skull & crossbones with Navy hat and then I shaded the surface. I burned in the last name “Lakes” and the name of the ship that he served on. (The skull image was not drawn by me but was obtained on a public domain site with no reference to who drew it or if it was computer generated).

The top and bottom edge burn design pattern are an artistic tribute to some Navy elements such as the helm of a ship and the ammo linkage of Phalanx anti-aircraft munitions. 

When finished, the plaque was sealed in Polycrylic and antique hammered studs were applied to give it the final rustic look.

Business name plaque. Wood-burned and customized with hand embossed metal. Approx. 10"x12" on basswood

Immortal Peacock . Wood-burned peacock plume and Hand Embossed Metal. I embossed a border pattern on peacock color metal with a weathered and worn appearance. After I embossed the aluminum I filled the back with wood putty so it protects the artwork from getting dented. The edges and sides are painted with 3 coats of a high quality black nickel metallic paint upon three coats of primer. It is then sealed with 3 coats of poly-crylic. The embossed aluminum is then adhered to the wood and attached with smooth nickel studs.

Approx. 8” x 10” x 3/4" pine plaque

Clear Quartz Crystal point Surrounded by five Aventurine Quarts Crystals, inlaid upon hand embossed copper with patina. Includes bronze studs and liquid metallic copper painted edges. Triple sealed in poly-crylic. Approx. 6.5" x 6.5" x 3/4" on Pine plaque. Preinstalled hanger.

Mandalas. See the Mandalas page.

Wood-burned henna design with Amethyst Quartz Crystal cluster and 6 polished amethyst stones. (you can choose crystals or stones of your choice) On basswood with bark and sealed with Poly-Crylic. Approximately 9" x 14" 

Wood-burned tree, moon and background with inlaid Clear Quartz Crystal, hand embossed metal design, black mother-of-pearl like edges and black leather-metal studs. Approximately 9" x 12".  

"Om Mani Padme Hum". The Jewel in the Lotus. Woodburned Lotus with Amethyst Quartz crystal cluster on 6 3/4" x 3/4" pine. You can choose any crystal of your choice.

Woodburned Celtic spiral design with with embellishment and black leather-metal studs. Note: this piece has been re-worked and I added gunmetal painted edges. Approx. 8 1/2" x 3/4" thick.
Woodburned Yin & Yang with patina copper. Appox. 7" pine.
Wood-burned family crest
One of my latest wood-burning's. I call her Maiden Moon. With a clear quartz point inlay. 10" x 7" natural basswood. (Sketch obtained from free art file).
Wood-burned cross with embellishments and painted edges. 12"x7.5"
 
I wood-burned a business plaque for RDW Automotive on 8" x 10" basswood. I then embossed metal by hand and used Black metallic paint and sealed everything in varnish.
Wood-burned Buddhist lotus plaque with eight rose quartz crystals inlaid. Accented with hand-embossed metal with "Om mani padmi hum" written in Sanskrit. The Lotus is a sacred flower in Buddhism and its color is important to the meeting of the flower. The pink lotus is the supreme lotus, generally reserved for the highest deity. I used eight rose quartz crystals to represent the pink Lotus. The use of eight crystals also represents the Eightfold Path in Buddhism. The four sets of rings that are burned around each crystal represent the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism. Burned into a 11" x 14" basswood plaque

Personalized name plaque. Wood-burned and customized with bronze paint and studs. Approx. 10"x12" on basswood

"Om Mani Padme Hum". The Jewel in the Lotus. Woodburned Lotus with small clear quartz crystal, gunmetal edge, and smooth nickle studs on 6 3/4" x 3/4" pine. You can choose any crystal of your choice.

Wood-burned Celtic Knot, Clear Quartz Crystal point center surrounded by 7 polished Rose Quartz Crystals, Blonde bronze edges, antique daisy studs and sealed with Poly-Crylic. 8 1/2" round x 3/4" thick.

"Om Mani Padme Hum". The Jewel in the Lotus. Woodburned Lotus with copper petina embellishment with bronze studs on 6 3/4" x 3/4" pine. 

"Om Mani Padme Hum". Woodburned Lotus with Om symbol center, copper accents and bronze studs on 6 3/4" x 3/4" pine.

Woodburned abstract pattern with Clear Quartz Crystal inlay and embellishments. Approx. 4" x 6" x 3/4" pine.
Wood-burned family crest
One of my latest wood-burning's. I call her Maiden Moon. With a clear quartz point inlay. 10" x 7" natural basswood. (Sketch obtained from free art file).
Wood-burned cross with embellishments and painted edges. 12"x7.5"
Business name plaque. Wood-burned and customized with silver nickel metal studs. Approx. 10"x12" on basswood

Embossed Emerald color metal with Clear Quartz Crystal inlay.I embossed by hand a tropical pattern and gave it a weathered and worn appearance. After I emboss the aluminum I fill the back with wood putty so it protects the artwork from getting dented. The edges and sides are painted with 3 coats of a high quality black noir metallic paint upon three coats of primer. The embossed aluminum is then epoxied to the wood and attached with leather appearance metal studs. Approx. 6.5" x 9.5"x 3/4" pine plaque

Wood-burned Moon with clear quartz crystals, embossed metal frame by hand, accented with smooth nickel studs. The edges are painted with a liquid gunmetal. Sealed with Poly-crylic. approx. 9 1/2" w by 6 1/2" tall by 3/4" thick. 

Woodburned Pentagram with various Quartz Cystals of your choice and customized to your preference.
Woodburned Dragon seeking pearl. 8 1/2" round x 3/4" thick.
Woodburned spider web with jeweled spider pendant, various skull embelleshments and black leather-metal studs hung on copper chain.  Approx. 10" x 12" x 3/4" pine.
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Have a family name plaque made just for you! contact Scott for more info.