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DIY Wood Burned Coasters

By: Jessie Pniewski

Create your own DIY wood burned coasters with the Plaid Wood Burning set!

At a Glance:

Project #15055 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:


Plaid ® Wood Burning Set with Variable Temperature Control - 17391E

Number Needed: 1 $26.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Cork coasters
  • Pencil
  • Rag


  1. Put the Calligraphy Point onto your Wood Burning Tool. See product packaging for instructions.
  2. Plug in your Wood Burning Tool and turn it on to a medium-hot setting. See instructions on the back of the tool.
  3. Using a pencil, draw beverage related sayings on your coasters. You may use the project photo for reference.
  4. Test your Wood Burning Tool on a scrap piece of cork to make sure it is hot enough to burn.
  5. Carefully burn the penciled design onto the coasters.
    1. Tip: Be sure to keep a very steady pressure to ensure that your line will be smooth and even.
  6. Turn your Wood Burning Tool off and allow to cool.
  7. In case the tip is still warm, use a clean rag to remove the Calligraphy Point and replace it with the Shading Point. Turn the Wood Burning Tool back on to the heat setting you used previously.
  8. Once you have tested the tool on scrap cork and it is hot enough to burn, touch the tip of the Shading Point to the edges of the cork coaster to create a zig-zag border. See project photo for reference.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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