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Devil Doc themed Spyderco Delica

Andy and I were both assigned to FOXTROT Surgical Support Company, 1st Med Bn, 1st MEF during Desert Shield/Storm and through the magic of FaceBook have found each other. Now we are designing a knife with Andy’s company logo and my western scroll. 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

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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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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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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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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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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