Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sheriff Badge first draft.

Starting with the border every point will have border engraving as indicated by the pencil lines. This will be a nice bright cut border when finally cut. Continue reading

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Bad weather so I’m working at the Bench all day.

I’m sitting at the bench patiently sawing 10 gauge silver (1/4 inch) into a seven point star that will eventually be fabricated into a Sheriff badge. Continue reading

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Gravers all ready to go.

Took a few hours but the gravers are all sharpened and read to make metal chips fly! I will be lettering a single action revolver with “I’m your Huckleberry !” Continue reading

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The BORING part of hand engraving.

I must resharpen about half of my gravers. It is a boring process but having sharp gravers is key to good bright cuts in the metal. Continue reading

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Hand Engraved Silver Sheriff Badge

So you can see the very basic shape at the beginning of the fabrication process. The second photo shows the relative size of the new badge compared to the duty badge. Continue reading

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