Monthly Archives: November 2013

Custom engraved Knives

The scrolls were cut with a 105 degree graver and a GRS C-Max 90 degree graver was used for all the shading. Total engraving time 11 hours. Continue reading

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Silver Sheriff Badge – Bright cut.

I did the western style scrolls around the name. Engraving with a 120 degree graver for even brighter cuts. They turned out great Continue reading

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Custom hand engraved knives.

I engraved this entire knife in western scroll in just under 40 minutes. The backbone scrolls went very quickly and now I’m into the shading and backgrounding. Continue reading

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Hand engraving 1911 slide.

And in this last photo I have just about completed the scroll backbone cuts. Moving right along and making great progress. This is one hours worth of engraving. I spent another 20 minutes resharpening my gravers. Continue reading

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Custom engraved Seecamp slide.

By far the smallest pistol that I have engraved. I was not familiar with the Seecamp pistol and this little guy was a real fun project to design and engrave. Continue reading

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Sheriff Silver Badge – Engraved Border

I have been experimenting with borders for the silver badge. I spent a few hours just drawing border designs and when I narrowed it down to four I engraved them on the copper practice plate. Continue reading

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Two firearms on the Bench.

A 1911 slide and a Seecamp slide designed and ready for engraving. I have been working with a Soldier to finalize the design for his 1911 slide. I have drawn three design versions and we are getting very close to … Continue reading

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Engraved Sheriff’s Badge

In the next photo the Lettering is complete. The oval border was wriggle cut with a 41 Flat graver. And the scrolls were cut with a #52 round graver. Continue reading

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Silver Badge design work.

Just to be certain I set up a piece of scrap silver and engraved the design.
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Custom Engraved knives shipped.

Then the fun part for me was taking the design and figuring out how to make the cuts in the stainless steel so that it come out looking like a mountain rose. Continue reading

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