Craft Focus - February / March 2021 (Issue 83)

11 ADVERTISING FEATURE FireWriter: The Professional Pyrograph Tool with Variable Temperature Control to 920°C from Antex Decorate wood; leather or other materials through the careful application of heat with this precision tool. If you’re serious about pyrography, this powerful tool from Antex is easy to use with multiple heat settings, quickly rising up to 920°C. Designers can use the various temperatures to create different shades from very light, to a much deeper burn or heavier in fills. FireWriter is ergonomically designed for comfort over long periods with a slim handle and easy to change tips. It comes with a writing tip and five nickel chrome wires of different thickness to make your own tips. Accessories are also available including pens with different tips, packs of specialist tips and, a separate splitter means you can switch between two pens quickly. All kinds of designs are possible, with a little creativity you can achieve wood burning, leather crafting, pattern transfer, and personalising items. Its MRP is £149.99 and is available from od- burning-tool/ Features • Temperature adjustment allows easy shading and colour definition when burning. Control is continuously variable from 1 (for very light burning) to 10 (extremely hot burning for harder woods) 920 Degrees Centigrade! • Also great for burning designs into leather • Slim and comfortable pen that does not get too hot like many other pens. You can burn for hours with this one and it will still remain comfortable in the hand. • Use with Antex Tracedown paper to easily transfer images onto wood. A sample piece is included in the kit. This is much better than carbon or tracing paper. No smudging or stains left behind. Also easily removed with a standard eraser. • Power switch on rear of machine. • LED on front gives clear “Power On” indication • Pre fabricated tips available separately. • Supply: 230VAC 50Hz, British plug. • Power = 44 Watts , 920°C at position 10 with writing tip fitted. • Made in UK • 2 Year manufacturers warranty • CE approved Includes: • Temperature controlled FireWriter station with instant heat up and cool down • 1 x slim & comfortable pyrography pen with screw locking to hold tips securely • 3 x writing tips • Clip / stand for 2 pens (only one included) • 5 x nickel chrome wires which allow you to make your own tips • 1 x good quality screwdriver included to allow you to change tips easily • 1 x Antex Tracedown paper for transferring images AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS OF CRAFT FOCUS MAGAZINE FOR A LIMITED OFFER PRICE OF ONLY £99.99 VIA THIS LINK firewriter-craft-focus-magazine-offer/ About Antex: A British specialist tool and craft company established for over 70 years, Antex have been manufacturing heated products since the mid-1940’s from their manufacturing facility based in Plymouth, Devon. They have a full range of heated craft tools for use with wood, fabrics, wax, gems, foil and stencilling. Visit or telephone +44 (0)1752 695 756 for further details.