How to Make a Wood Branding Iron

A branding iron is a quick, easy way to put your makers mark on your projects. It can also be used to put a brand onto leather. This project takes less than 4 hours. In the video he uses thick steel to make the brand. Alternatively you can also use copper or brass. The larger the brand the longer it takes to heat. But it also retains heat better so you can brand a few projects at the same time.