Monthly Archives: February 2015

Ruger progress photo

Ruger Vaquero with hand engraved Cowboy Action design. Continue reading

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Ruger Vaquero Cowboy Action engraving – Update.

I cut the scroll backbone with the C-Max carbide graver and have switched to a HSS graver for the shading lines. Continue reading

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Ruger Vaquero engraved for Cowboy Action

Here’s a photo of my progress yesterday. Nice deep cuts and very smooth lines. Today I plan to finish all the primary cuts and start on the shading and background. Continue reading

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Iraq / Afghanistan Sword completed

Decorative sword engraved to commemorate deployment overseas.

This was a very tough project. As I have mentioned in previous posts the steel in this sword was real nasty stuff. Continue reading

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Engraved Sword UPDATE

I have had four weeks off from engraving due to a spider bite on my right hand. Too make a long story short, my hand is finally healed enough to hold the graver and get back to work. Continue reading

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Ruger Vaquero Cowboy Action Handgun

I have drawn the western scroll design on the left side of the receiver and it is ready to start. Continue reading

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