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    200+ years ago...

    Just finished a pretty interesting engraving job. A sterling silver handle from a wooden cane used by a man born in 1775. He was walking down the street in 1837 when he tried to help a lady who was...
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    Amazing. When engraving stainless watches and...

    Amazing. When engraving stainless watches and knives I would love to have my gravers stay sharp that long. I use the Lindsay sharpening templates and thought I was a pretty meticulous sharpener....
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    Layne, for what it's worth, I sharpen only one...

    Layne, for what it's worth, I sharpen only one graver at a time for my projects. Even for stainless steel. My sharpening table is about 6 feet away from my engraving bench so I have to get up quite...
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    Help, please: I have engraved some very tough Kershaw knives...

    I have engraved some very tough Kershaw knives that I think may have been 6al4v. I used Lindsay carbalt and M42 gravers. I dipped the gravers lightly into a sponge with Tap Magic cutting fluid. The...
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    Hi Layne - after doing a few large trophy cups...

    Hi Layne - after doing a few large trophy cups lately this flat piece looks good to me! I would quote 350 bucks. Doesn't mean I would get the job because most people would gasp at that price because...
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    Hi John - I do not regularly use the cutting and...

    Hi John - I do not regularly use the cutting and taping method but I am sure it works fine as described by Carlos. I use Adobe Illustrator for printing my transfers and I use the ruler function...
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    Dan (DAK4442) pm'd me a question about how to...

    Dan (DAK4442) pm'd me a question about how to tell which side of the transparency paper to print on. Dan, your pm box is full so I will post my answer here....

    I use Pictorico transparency paper....
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    I use Illustrator because it is vector based. I...

    I use Illustrator because it is vector based. I also don't mind leasing it online for 20 bucks a month because it constantly updates to the newest version. I probably use 10% of the potential of...
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    Hand engraved S&W Revolvers

    This customer asked me to hand engrave his name on the top of two 9 mm S&W revolvers along with “just a little bit of fancy stuff!” I kept things pretty simple but I think that in this case less was...
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    John, I also use the Tom White transfer magic...

    John, I also use the Tom White transfer magic (white) and Pictorico transparencies for almost all my transfers. If you have any problems with the printer setup feel free to call or email me and I...
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    You are very welcome and so glad this is working...

    You are very welcome and so glad this is working out for you John. And Carlos, good that you are learning all the tricks you can do with it! I just got my first refills in the mail but won't need...
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    Bobby, I assume you have wifi setup. Do the other...

    Bobby, I assume you have wifi setup. Do the other wifi related devices work such as your phone etc? If so, you might try running the printer installation again. Pretty easy as I remember. Otherwise,...
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    Wow, that is some really nice work!

    Wow, that is some really nice work!
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    Carlos - it has both a black and a color...

    Carlos - it has both a black and a color cartridge. You can elect to use black ink only. Have not tried running it without the color cartridge. No need since with the new HP endless ink program you...
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    John - I used to have the same one before my...

    John - I used to have the same one before my deskjet 1000! You really milked that one!

    Bobby - so far so good with the wireless on mine but I have only had it up for a couple days now. I did...
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    HP Envoy 5660 Inkjet works well for transfer

    I had been using an HP Deskjet 1000 for a couple years and it finally gave up the ghost. I tested two new HP printers that both use pigment based ink. An HP OfficeJetPro 6968 and an HP Envy 5660. I...
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    Thank you Monk and Omar for your comments :)

    Thank you Monk and Omar for your comments :)
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    Thanks Don - I used a 105 for all the cutting on...

    Thanks Don - I used a 105 for all the cutting on this one to achieve pretty good depth. I used a 1/4 size rotary bur (.5mm) for the background removal and then I touch up the sides where needed with...
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    Hand engraved trout knife

    Nothing too fancy, complicated or overly time consuming but thought I would show this one because I like how it looks... and the customer does too. And yes, I know that my scrollwork is always a bit...
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    Layne - here is a link to where I buy my 1/4 burs...

    Layne - here is a link to where I buy my 1/4 burs (.5mm) with 1/16 shank. Pretty good prices and they hold up pretty well. Wish they had next size smaller but they do not. Hope it helps....
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