Learn how to make a gorgeous DIY Mandala Tray using wood burning with a heat-sensitive pen and blowtorch. Its a quick project and takes a couple of hours!

supplies needed


Stencil of your choice

Sanding sponge

BZ4500HS Heat Shrink Torch

Heat sensitive marker

Bernzomatic Propane Cylinder

Bernzomatic ST2200 Detail Torch

STEP 1 – Prep the tray


No matter what you choose to make – a wood plank or a premade or handmade tray, surface prep is extremely important.

STEP 2 – Stencil


Decide on the positions of the patterns and lay the stencil on the tray. Using the heat-sensitive marker, fill in the stencil.

STEP 3 – Burn!


This is the coolest part of the project! Using a Bernzomatic BZ4500HS and propane, slowly torch from one end to the other.

Step 4 – Add the epoxy


Mix up the epoxy using directions on the package and pour it on top of the patterned side.

Step 5 – Pop the bubbles


Use a Bernzomatic ST2200 Detail Torch loaded with butane to pop all the bubbles in the epoxy.


The DIY wood burning mandala tray is ready!

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