- Home - Nedra Denison and Sawdust Connection
About - About Nedra Denison
- Our Personal Blog - Travel adventures & more
- Pyrography Gourd Art Blog - All my ranting's & ravings, updates on new products, tutorials & more
- Contact - Contact Sawdust Connection
- Customer Testimonials - Customer feed back about my service
- Links & Resources - Useful and informative gourd, pyrography, carving, website development , artists, sources of supplies, etc.
- Mail Order Page - For those who do not wish to order online you can download the mail order form
- Mail Order Form - Use this to download the mail order form in pdf format
- Orders From Outside The USA - Our website is not set up for orders outside the USA. If you wish to order please contact us directly to discuss the options available to you.
- Pyrography - Learn about the history of pyrography & find links to valuable resources.
- Pyrography Gourd Art Blog - This is my blog that contains mini tutorials, information on new products, events in the gourd and pyrography community and more
Pyrography Tools, Reviews & Comparisons - A
review and comparisons of pyrography tools. When you
click on this link the Pyrography Tools review chart
will also pop to the top of the menu.
- Pyrography Tool, Reviews & Comparison's Chart - A comprehensive chart with reviews & comparisons of pyrography tools manufactured in North America
- Pyrography Woodburning Tools, "The Wattage Controversy" NEW PAGE! - Everything you need to know about the "Wattage Controversy"
- Return Policy - We want you to be happy with your purchase. Our no hassle 30 day return policy
- Search - a quick way to search for things you can't find
- Shipping - Shipping information and shipping outside the USA
- Sitemap for Sawdust Connection
- Terms and Conditions - Shipping information, my "no hassle" guarantee & warranty issues
- Warranty Issues - What to do for broken or defective products
- What's New - This is the place where you will find information about what is new at Sawdust Connection such as new products, new colors, new art work.
Store Front - Gourd, Pyrography and Craft supplies and
- Applicators, Brushes & Scoops - You will find a wide variety of applicators & brushes that can be used on gourds, wood, & many other materials.
- Basswood & Wood Products - Hand made basswood napkin holders as well as planks, plaques, rounds, boxes and other products for carving, pyrography and other crafts
- Beads & Embellishments - Wood and metal beads and other embellishments for gourd art and other crafts
Book Store a wide variety of books for crafters.
Once you click on the Book store link all the pages
within the book store will move up to the top of the
- Art & Craft Miscellaneous - Miscellaneous arts & craft books
- Craft Business - Informative books to help you get started in your crafting business
- Gourd Craft Classics - The all time favorites in gourd crafting books
- Gourd Crafts 2 - All time favorite gourd crafting books
- Gourd Crafts Page 3 - The latest in gourd crafting books
- Nedra's Pyrography - Pyrography books by Nedra Denison
- Patterns - General pattern books for pyrography and other crafts
- Patterns - Celtic - Celtic design patterns
- Patterns - Native American - Native American style patterns
- Pyrography/Woodburning - The latest pyrography books by nationally know artists as well as many newcomers to the field
- Clearance Center - Discontinued items from my store
Feathers - Decorative & exotic feathers that
are great for masks & other crafts. When you click
on this link all the feather pages within the feather's
shop will move up to the top of the menu.
- Long feathers - This page contains long feathers & masks
- Medium feathers - medium length feathers
- Mini Feathers - These are very small feathers & "poofy" (fluffy) feathers.
- Small Feathers - There are 3 pages of small feathers. By clicking on this link you will be able to navigate to the other pages using the side bar menu or links at the bottom of each page.
Foredom Flexible Shaft & Bench Top Tools, Kits,
Burs, Handpieces & Accessories - Foredom is
the leader in the industry for manufacturing the finest
quality rotary tools for carving and jewelry making.
Once you click on this link all the pages within the
Foredom tools shop will move up to the top of the menu.
- Foredom Flexible Shaft & Bench Top Tools, Kits & Accessories - Gourd & woodcarving kits & related supplies
- Power Carving Burs - Carbide, diamond & steel burs, typhoon's & accessories for Dremel, Foredom and other rotary tools
- Foredom Handpieces & Supplies- Interchangeable handpieces, chucks, collets, wrench, handpiece grip, etc.
- Foredom Portable Rotary Micromotor Kit & Accessories - A great new kit for those that have multiple work stations, taking to classes, shows, etc.
- Rotary Tool Accessories - Carving bur holders, sanding mandrels, sanding bands & other accessories for rotary tools
- Gourd Art, Scrapbooking & Stamping Supplies - Supplies for gourd crafting, scrapbooking & stamping including Adirondack Alcohol inks & Memories chalk & dye inks, paint, mediums, metal leaf, glues, metallic powders, beads & embellishments, gourd saws, gourd saws & other power tools, metal leafing and so much more
- Gourd Craft Supplies & Tools - Supplies for gourd and other crafts including applicators, brushes, embossing heat tools, gourd cleaners and more
- GourdSupply Products - You don't have to pay high prices for your gourd crafting supplies. We offer you the gourd crafting products you love at reasonable prices
- Inks & Dyes - Memories Dye Inks....The original ink dyes, aka Gourd Ink Dyes that have become a favorite of gourd artists, stampers and scrapbookers.
- Mediums, Finishes & Sealers - Mediums, varnishes, sealers
- Mini Saws, Blades & Transformers - Mini gourd saws & jig saws, transformers, sanders, blades and accessories
- Proxxon Tools - Proxxon Rotary Tool, Engraving Tools, Transformers & Accessories
- Pyrography & Craft Patterns - Patterns for pyrography and other crafts by Nedra Denison
- Pyrography Woodburning Supplies - Pyrography pen holders, tip cleaning tools, solid point woodburning tools (craft burners) and other supplies for pyrography and other crafts
- Pyrography Woodburning Tools and Pens - This is the place to find Razertip and Nibsburner variable temperature pyrography systems, pens, cords and accessories
- Razaire 530 Dust Collection System - The Razaire 530 is the most advanced portable dust collector ever made. It's modular design gives you versatility never before offered. Once you click on this link all the pages within the Razaire store will move up to the top of the menu.
Razertip Pyrography Woodburning Tools - The Razertip
pyrography tools and accessories store. Once you click
on this link all the pages within the Razertip shop &
the Razertip tutorial will move up to the top of the
- Razertip Pyrography Systems, Kits & Accessories - Razertip Pyrography Systems (burners), starter kits, cords, tip cleaning supplies
- Razertip Pen Store - Razertip pyrography pens main page
- Razertip Regular Use Pens - Razertip general purpose pens including shaders, writers, skews and more
- Razertip Specialty Use Pens - Razertip specialty pens including ball stylus, calligraphy, long skews, long writers, tip sets (Feather Formers, Ball Tips & Woodcarvers) etc.
- Artists Galleries
- Unique, hand-made, gourd and wood art by Alan & Nedra
Denison. Once you click on the link you will find all the
gallery pages will move to the top of the menu.
- Art by Alan Denison - Hand-made wood crafts by Alan Denison
- Art by Nedra
Denison - Gourd and Pyrographic Art by Internationally
known award winning artist Nedra Denison
Gallery - Pyrography & woodburning done
on wood, leather and canvas
- Animals & Wildlife - Dog portraits, wolves, horses and other wildlife
- Birds of Prey - Eagles, Hawks and other birds of prey
- Floral - A variety of floral designs including roses, sunflower, iris burned on wood and canvas
- Miscellaneous - Functional and unique pyrography on wood and canvas including napkin holders, bowls, utensil holders, etc.
- Lighthouses - A collection of lighthouses of America
- Native American Style & Southwestern - Native American style and western pyrographic art done on wood
- Portraits - portraits of celebrities and commissioned workt
- Chip Carving Gallery - Chip carving done on boxes, plates and other wood pieces
- Gourd Art Gallery - Unique gourd art by Nedra Denison
- Pyrography Gallery - Pyrography & woodburning done on wood, leather and canvas
- Customer & Student Art Gallery - Art by some of our customers & students
Gourd & Pyrography Tutorials - Free online tutorials
for gourd and pyrographic art by award winning artist and
author Nedra Denison. Once you click on the link for the
tutorials all the tutorials will move to the top of the
- Gourd Crafting
Tutorials - Learn to use a variety of mediums on
- Gourd Pyrography & Safety - Learn to burn safely on gourds
- Making Gourd Masks - Learn how gourd masks are made, materials used, care and maintenance of feathers and how masks are priced.
- Works in Progress/Gourds - Learn step by step how create gourd art
Pyrography 101 Tutorials - These are the original
tutorials started by me in 2002 and they were the basis
for my original book "Pyrography 101".
- How Pyrography Systems Work & the Wattage Controversy - This is where you can find out about wattage claims made by manufacturers, mixing different brands of pens & burners & what to expect when you do. This is a must read!
- Nibsburner - FAQ's, information on caring for your Nibsburner and tip samples
- Pyrography A-Z - Everything you wanted to know about pyrography and woodburning
- Razertip - FAQ's, information on caring for your Razertip and tip samples
- Safety - One of the most important tutorials dealing with material safety and pyrography
- Supplies & Tools - Some of the tools and supplies used in pyrography
- Using Color - Techniques and products that can be used to color your pyrography design
- Using photographs as patterns - Bow to convert photos for use as patterns
Works in Progress/Pyrography - Learn step by
step how to burn
- Blaze - A step by step project teaching techniques in burning fur on a dog
- Enchanting Eyes - A step by step project teaching how to burn in layers, skin tones, using Nedra's smooth shading technique (gradient tone), etc.
- Golden Eagle - A step by step project of a golden eagle teaching how to burn in layers, burning feathers, etc.
- Indi - A step by step project teaching techniques of burning fur on a dog
- Gourd Crafting Tutorials - Learn to use a variety of mediums on gourds