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  • Fractal Woodburning with a Lichtenburg Machine

    2021 - 12.07

    Lightning is cool. There’s no doubt about it. Capturing the randomness and beauty of lightning in wood is what a Lichtenburg machine is for. Built with an old microwave transformer and using a baking soda solution, you can burn these cool patterns into wood. Thanks to Steve Klein for building the unit, and Jacob Katz for filming ultra hi-def video. Click the images above to see larger versions and click the image below to see a video that shows the whole process. Be sure to watch it full screen at the highest resolution.

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