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n. pl. py·rog·ra·phies
1. The process or art of producing designs on wood, leather, or other materials by using heated tools or a fine flame.
2. A design made by this process.

py′ro·graph′ (pī′rə-grăf′) n.
py·rog′ra·pher n.
py′ro·graph′ic adj.
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Noun1.pyrographer - an artist who practices pyrography
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
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Critique: The perfect gift for any aspiring pyrographer who loves animals and wants to create better portraits, "Woodburning Realistic Animals" will prove to be an immediate and enduringly popular and appreciated addition to personal, professional, and community library Woodworking and Arts & Crafts illustrated instructional reference collections.
Bethiaume is an accomplished pyrographer, an artist who decorates wood with burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a heated object, such as a poker.