Monthly Archives: August 2011

Red’s Gentleman’s Knife

This Buck knife is a Gentleman’s model 525 and I have engraved a bunch of these. There are two things about this knife that really makes it fun to engrave. First is the steel, it is smooth to cut. No … Continue reading

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Buck Gentleman’s knife

This small folder by BUCK has some really nice steel to engrave. The Gentlemans model is only 2 3/4 inches long but it fits in your hand just right. This knife will have a strong Irish theme. Shamrocks, Celtic knots … Continue reading

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Hammer and Chisel – Custom Rifle

Here’s a rare photo – a shot of me actually working! I’m just about finished with the scroll backbone engraving on the custom rifle. Hammer and Chisel: With the long swing of this barrel it was not possible to do … Continue reading

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Custom Rifle Day 9 “The Receiver”

Started right in of the Custom rifle today. First step was to anneal the case hardened sides of the receiver. Ron Curmano was very helpful in getting this setup correctly. I set the barrel and receiver assembly on my soldering … Continue reading

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Custom Rifle Day 8

I finished up the lettering and caliber numbers for this custom rifle yesterday and I’m getting set up to start the engraving of the receiver. This Mauser steel is very hard and my normal High Speed steel engravers just don’t … Continue reading

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Custom Rifle Day 7

Next step in hand engraving a custom rifle barrel. Continue reading

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