Category Archives: Knives

Spyderco Delica – Hand engraved

The backside is completely covered with engraving. 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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U.S. Army Sword engraved by hammer and chisel

I started with the GRS new graver called C-Max. I figured that would be harder than the sword blade. 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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Engraved Sword from Iraq and Afghanistan

Commemorative sword from service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Ranch Brand knife – Spyderco Dragonfly

I started with the left scroll, using a 105 degree graver and a 55 degree face. I love Spyderco steel. It cuts so smoothly Continue reading

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Spyderco Delica hand engraved – Update.

The Steampunk themed knife is looking pretty wild. The pocket clip goes on and runs left to right and I designed this to show gears and things underneath the clip. Continue reading

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Spyderco Delica engraved motorcycle theme

Stared today on the “easy” part of the engraving. I worked on the Steampunk portion of the front and the lettering. Gears were really fun to engrave. I used round #52, round #50, 120 degree graver, a 105 degree graver and a 90 degree graver. Continue reading

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