wood burned christmas trees

Burning Wood for Mini Christmas Trees

Learn how to burn wooden trees using the Wagner FURNO 300 heat gun to create unique, handmade holiday decor this holiday season.

DIFFICULTY: Beginner

Overview

Meg from Green With Decor used our FURNO 300 Heat Gun to burn wood for cute mini Christmas trees!

1

Cut wood into triangles

Cut pieces of wood into small triangles.

mini triangles for wood burned tree
2

Use your heat gun

Plug in your heat gun.

Turn your heat gun on. For burning wood, use the high heat setting.

Place the heat gun near your wood, continually moving it across the wood in the same direction as the wood grain.

Go back and forth over each piece.

burning wood pieces
3

Turn off heat gun and let wood cool

Let your wood cool before touching it.

Turn the heat gun off, and unplug it. Let it cool before storing.

wood burned pieces
4

Arrange triangles into trees

Line up your triangle wood pieces into Christmas trees. Cut your bamboo sticks to size to provide support along the backs of your trees.

assemble tree
5

Assemble and let dry

Glue the bamboo sticks to the backs of your wood pieces.

Let the glue dry before you stand your trees up.

glue the pieces
6

Display your new holiday decor

This sponsored post was created by Green With Decor. For more details on this project, head to Green With Decor’s post: How to burn wood: DIY Christmas trees.

wood burned tree decorations
Products Used

Materials

Saw

Small wood pieces

Heat resistant gloves

Bamboo craft sticks

Tin snips

A glue/adhesive that works on wood

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