You can find a variety of free wood burning, also known as pyrography, patterns at WoodworkersWorkshop.com and LSIrish.com. You can easily print out your pattern and get started on your project right away.
WoodworkersWorkshop.com offers free patterns including a Halloween ballerina, several pictures of dogs and religious scenes. If you have a specific concept in mind, you can use the search bar to locate your desired pattern. LSIrish.com has several free patterns to choose from, including a carousel horse and "The American Hero", a tribute to the September 11 firefighters. Many of the free patterns on LSIrish.com provide detailed step-by-step directions on how to complete your wood burning project. For example, the 9-11 Fireman Pyrography project includes a list of all of the required supplies. It also describes how to complete each step of the project, and a number of wood burning tips. You can view photos of the project in progress to verify your own work. The LSIrish.com website provides tutorials written by Lora S. Irish, who is considered an expert in wood burning and carving. In addition to finding a plethora of free patterns, you can also learn how to prepare your wood surface, how to finish your overall design and how to use other materials, such as leather, for your pyrography projects.