Tag Archives: 105 degree graver

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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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 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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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 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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Silver cuff bracelet ~ Day 3

Making great progress on this engraved bracelet. This is really yesterday’s progress. I just could not post yesterday because my computer router died. No internet access means no posts. Yesterday I was able to finish the engraving of both Trinity … Continue reading

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Silver Bracelet ~ Day 2

Yesterday we finalized the design and I was able to get the banner and border all drawn up on the silver. So this morning I got right to engraving the border. Continue reading

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1911 Slide – Ejector side shading

I’ve hand engraved the backbone of the scroll design. Getting the spacing and layout the same on both sides always takes a little extra time. Continue reading

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Silver Sheriff Badge completed!

The border is my own design but I took inspiration from badges made in the late 1800’s. The scroll is the style I use on firearms. Continue reading

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