Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Central Florida
the pencil type soldering irons come in different wattages.
find the highest watt available and you will be golden.
30 watt is the average. I have seen them in 50, 75, and 100 watt.
grind the sharp tip down to the nub that you want the width of the
lettering to be. PRACTICE on different woods that you may use
before you grind too much of the tip off.
** find a few nails the size of the tip, clip to size, to replace the burning
tip in the iron. 30 watt may not even burn cardboard. so look for a 100w.
-- Failure is proof that you at least tried ~ now, go do it again, and again, until you get it right --
Last edited by John Smith_inFL; 05-12-2019 at 12:03 PM.