- As mentioned, choose your wood carefully. Something clear, with low sap and nice and smooth. Bamboo is a really good choice as well. I found some great bamboo spoons that I am going to try next.
- When you use the Scorch Pen, be patient as the heat gun warms up, (and be careful with it). The chemical will begin to get darker and darker. You can use this to your advantage for shading.
- Use the pen carefully so you don't get too much chemical out, it takes just a little, because you don't want it to bleed.