Monthly Archives: October 2011

Western Engraved Silver Bracelet – Completed

Completed Western engraved silver bracelet, set with two sleeping beauty turquoise stones. Continue reading

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Henry Big Boy with Western Engraving

Henry Repeating Arms Big Boy Here are photo’s of the VFW rifle. Enjoy!

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Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Rifle Assembled

Today I got the VFW project rifle back from Ron Curmano, gunsmith, completely assembled and ready for the raffle. I spent some time cleaning the polishing compound out of the engraving lines and giving it on last inspection. The rifle … Continue reading

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Engraved Bracelet – Looking great.

I finished the engraving on the back (or inside) of the bracelet. I apologize for not cleaning the polishing compound off better before taking the picture.  I usually do not see smudges or dust until I look at the photo … Continue reading

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Update on Two Stones bracelet

Got started early this morning on the silver bracelet. I finished the shading and cross hatched the scrolls and started right in on punch dots for the background. I used a medium sized dot and it fit perfectly. When I’m … Continue reading

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Engraved Bracelet Update

Today is my wife’s birthday so I was a bit late getting started to work this morning. Cooked a nice breakfast, took a long walk around the ranch and just enjoyed the morning, went into town for lunch and a … Continue reading

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Western Engraved Silver Bracelet

Here is the design and parts for a silver bracelet. The design shows three stones but we have changed that to just two, 8 mm turquoise stones. I was able to find “Sleeping Beauty” turquoise. A very nice clean blue. … Continue reading

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VFW Rifle Photo’s

Flag sideVeteran’s Day 11 – 11 – 11Men’s Auxiliary logo

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VFW Rifle Finished !

I’m actually a day ahead of schedule for the completion of this engraving project. The entire engraving took me 28 hours not counting the design time. I would estimate that the design and drawing the design onto the receiver took … Continue reading

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VFW Henry Big Boy rifle – Flag side.

Today I am starting the “Flag” side of the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars rifle. This is my first draft of the design and as usual I’m thinking it could be better. I will start by doing the American Flag and … Continue reading

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