Monthly Archives: October 2010

3 sections complete – one to go Schrade Knife

Another update on the “Old Timer”. Just finished this third brass section of the Old Timer. The stainless steel hinge pin made a nice center for the flower and I tried to make a very delicate Flowered scroll  scroll surrounding it. … Continue reading

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Border Patrol engraving complete

I finished the Smith and Wesson Model 66 side plate and the owner was kind enough to send me a photo of the side plate installed. This was a recutting of an existing U S Border Patrol Logo and name. … Continue reading

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Schrade knife on the bench update

It is cold, windy and raining with snow at the higher elevations – Perfect weather for engraving! No ranch work today, just sit at the bench and engrave. I thought I’d include a photo of my cluttered workbench. I have … Continue reading

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1911 Pistol Complete view

The complete pistol with the slide I engraved! Gregg was kind enough to send me photo’s of the assembled pistol. This was the first time I saw the entire firearm and I love how nice it looks. Gregg and I … Continue reading

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Single Action Cowboy Engraving

I’m in the drawing phase of a design for .45 cal.  Cowboy action pistol. I’ve removed the blueing and sanded the tool marks off and the frame is ready to start engraving. However, the design is still not ready. The … Continue reading

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Schrade Old Timer folder

Started a knife today. Schrade Old Timer is a classic folder. Wood sides and brass ends. I’m doing a scroll pattern in the brass. Sorry photo’s taken hand held so it is a little shaky. The brass is cutting nicely but … Continue reading

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Border Patrol mod 66 UPDATE

Time for a update on this engraving project. I spent four hours hand sanding all the scratches and dings out of this side plate. And after all that sanding there are still some marks that are just too deep to … Continue reading

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How I spent my Birthday

Today I completed another trip around the sun. It was a very good year! I wanted to start this new year off right so I got up early and went right to my bench to work. Barbara took a photo … Continue reading

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