Fall Project – Backpack Tag

Follow these instructions (and the video) to make a backpack tag! 

Instructions (see video for details/example)


This project requires a woodburning tool.

Use safety and caution throughout.

Step #1 

Cut some thin scrap wood into rectangles.

Step #2 

Fully sand the wood, rounding corners and edges.

Step #3 

Drill a hole near the top. 

Step #4 

Create a border using the edge of the burner tip.

You can arc the tip back and forth for a triangle shape.

Step #5

Cadets can choose to burn their name.

Step #6 

Burn a design on the other side. 

Step #7 

Choose a wood stain and apply.

If you have any questions or comments about this video, please send them to info@calvinistcadets.org.