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Spyderco Delica – Hand engraved

The backside is completely covered with engraving. Continue reading

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Relocated to South Carolina

The bracelet will be 3/4 inch wide silver Continue reading

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Montana Artisan’s Corkscrews

The graver is held in my left hand and the hammer is in the right. I watch the cutting through a Meiji microscope. With the scope I can see very fine detailed lines and make accurate cuts. Continue reading

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On the Bench…

Montana Artisan’s creations also waiting personalization. This is a simple lettering project on some wonderful wine opener knives. Continue reading

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1911 Slide custom engraving

I am working on the top of the slide with just about two inches yet to cut. I doing all the main lines first and then will go back and add the shading lines. Continue reading

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FRANCHI shotgun engraving complete.

The combination of soft alloy and sharp carbide graver made this fun to engrave. Nervous but fun too. Continue reading

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FRANCHI shotgun engraving

I have a beautiful Franchi Instinct SL shotgun to engrave today.

This is a wonderful shotgun, very sleek, light and well made. I’d love to own it. This will be a graduation gift from Dad & Mom to son and graduation is this Friday Continue reading

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Silver Bear Dance Badges – Hand Engraved

Blackhawk Trading Company, needed the silver badges engraved today so she has time to finish them before the Bear Dance this weekend. Continue reading

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Sweet 16 – Update #2

Today I have mounted the silver pendant in GRS Thermolock (using some painters tape to protect the finish) and have laid out the final design. Continue reading

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Sweet 16 – UPDATE

For this project I am hand engraving a silver pendant and the silver is only 26 gauge thick. Continue reading

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