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Memory Charm

STEPS

6

SKILL LEVEL

Begin a collection of travel charms by decoupaging a map on plywood and engraving a memory on it for each trip you take.

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Supplies Needed For This Project

TOOL

Dremel Moto-Saw™

Model # MS20

TOOL

8050 Micro

Model # 8050

Versa Tip Butane

2000-01 VersaTip™ Precision Butane Torch

Model # 2000-01

ACCESSORY

Dremel 106 Engraving Bit

Model # 106

Materials

  • 1

    Pencil
  • 1

    1/4" Plywood
  • 1

    Map
  • 1

    Scissors
  • 1

    Decoupage Clear Drying Adhesive
  • 1

    Paint brush
  • 1

    Pattern (Optional)

Let's Get Started

To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.

STEP 1

Step 1

Begin by tracing the pattern of your choice, or use a heart as we, did onto 1/4" plywood. Then, using the Dremel Moto-Saw, begin in the center of the pattern and follow the pencil line to cut the charm out.

STEP 2

Step 2

Next, trace the same pattern used for the plywood onto a map of a location you have visited.

STEP 3

Step 3

Simply cut out the pattern with scissors.

STEP 4

Step 4

Now, using a paintbrush, cover one side of the cut-out plywood heart with the clear adhesive, (we used Mod Podge®), place the cutout heart directly on top of the decoupaged heart and cover again with the adhesive to give it the glossy finish.

STEP 5

Step 5

Next, personalize the heart by engraving with the Dremel Micro.

STEP 6

Step 6

Finally, flip the heart over to burn a memory into the wood with the Dremel VersaTip to add more decore to the charm.

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