Monthly Archives: March 2015

Engraved Henry Rifle complete.

I placed the brand where I wanted it and encircled it with an oval, added the scalloped edge and finally a three bright cuts to add a bit of flash. Continue reading

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Henry Rifle custom engraved ~ Update 2

I engraved the ranch brand with a #59 round graver. The Lazy J just looked the best cut with the round graver. I wanted it to have a bold look so this is three passes with the #59 graver. Continue reading

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Henry Rifle engraving ~ Update

I have the Grandfather’s initials MAC and the Grandson’s initials CAM laid out with the ranch brand located in the center of the receiver. Continue reading

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Henry Yellowboy ~ Custom engraving

Starting with a simple border around this side of the receiver and then the Grandfather’s initials followed by the Grandson’s initials. Finally the ranch brand in the center, Continue reading

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Hand Engraved Ruger Vaquero ~ Update

The majority of the firearm has been cut with hammer and chisel. I use the microscope for a very detailed view while I am working. For this firearm I have used GRS C-Max gravers exclusively. A 90 degree square graver for all the mainlines and also for the shading lines. Continue reading

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Lettering for antique camera

I estimated it would take about 1.5 hours to do each plaque. It actually took 5 hours to do each plaque. This is very small lettering and in script for most of it. It was very tedious to cut the small letters. Continue reading

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