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dclevinger 02-08-2008 08:27 PM

New engraving
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Here is a 470 double rifle that I'm working on right now. Please feel free to comment.


matt g 02-08-2008 09:42 PM

Beautiful. Is this all done by hand with a hammer and chisel sort of deal?

dclevinger 02-08-2008 10:14 PM

Thanks Matt. The majority of my work is done with a GRS Gravermax. It's an air assisted system that uses the same gravers as hammer and chisel. Think of it like a miniature jack hammer. A tiny piston provides the impact force rather than a hammer which allows one hand to control the graver and the other to turn the work into it. When I started engraving I only used the hammer & chisel, which I still enjoy, but I have much more with the air tool.
You can go to to see the machine and get a better description.

Chortdraw 03-14-2008 11:08 PM

Very nice and not over done. Engraving is a nice art form. Have done some stock carving but never got into the engraving.

fapprez 03-15-2008 01:36 AM

Looks great. I can't wait to see the whole piece.

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