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Hand engraved Spyderco Delica Completed.

I really like this design. The combination of medical insignia and Marine Corps insignia  work very well together. Especially since our FOXTROT Company was a Marine Corps Unit. Continue reading

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Spyderco Delica, Hand Engraved Knife Continued…

The main lines of the EGA have been cut and in this photo I am using a #37 flat graver to wriggle cut the rope which fouls the CPO Anchor. Continue reading

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Desert Storm Commemorative Knife

Foxtrot Medical Company Commemorative Knife

The latest version of my commemorative Spyderco project. Continue reading

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Foxtrot Surgical Support Commemorative Spyderco, Hand Engraved

I used a Spyderco Byrd, Meadowlark model for this draft.The Palm tree and swords represent the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and is the same image as on our Medal. The Caduceus  to represent the Hospital Corpsmen. Continue reading

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Spyderco Delica hand engraved front side finished.

Spyderco Delica hand engraved front side finished. Just finished the final shading cuts on the western scroll. All that is left is a little cleaning and this side is completed. Continue reading

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Devil Doc Delica – Update

Today I laid out the design starting with Devil Doc lettering. Over that I laid on the wester scroll and finally the Devil Dog. First to cut were the letters. Then the backbone of the scroll, The engraving was flying along until I got to the scroll that intertwined with the letters. Around the letters I had to decide which scrolls to leave and which had to be eliminated so that the letters were clear to read. That created some areas where I had to completely redraw the scroll and all that slowed me down. Continue reading

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Spyderco Delica – Hand engraved

The backside is completely covered with engraving. 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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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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