Do I need to clean my iron?

Occasionaly, some designs may get scorched wood stuck in the fine details of the iron. This is easily removed using a soft bristle brush when cold. Clean as needed to produce a legible burn.

How do I heat my iron?

Ensure the surface you’re burning is as flat as possible. We recommend against burning varnished surfaces. Wood scorches at around 350-400F depending on species. If using a torch to heat your iron, a dark purple hue will start to rapidly follow the flame. This indicates the iron is almost hot enough and you can begin