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tira: what is the name/model of the digiscope you have?
oh, ok. now i got it. tyvm
i have the dual angler. what's the advantage of the easy graver type over the dual ? curious minds need to know
the inexpensive digiscopes aren't suitable for engraving. even if the power was correct, there's no room at all for ones' hands to get in there and do work. secondly-- the image is not 3-d, or...
the medallion is not engraved. it is die-struck. the die was engraved when in the annealed state. later it was hardened by heat treating.. the monogram is the initials of the person that engraved the...
awesomme! full coverage on a 70mm pistol?? a day ? maybe 2 ?
if the job goes sour, will he still be your friend ? curious minds need to know
yeah, man. that's so much better. tyvm all over again.
sam posted a "shading study" the other day. yours, i feel, is an even better study. i say this as what you show here is more along the lines of what modern-day engravers would likely be doing. not...
a crocker can work. it's dependent on the degree of consistency you'r looking for. finding a setting on the crocker,and establishing a graver protrusion length will work. time after time. but-- if...
short answer-- yes. maybe a better geometry--- depending upon what/how you intend to cut. the question leads me to believe you're a relative newbie. learning a bunch of different geometries, at...
i have a bracelet half done in this ti. what kind of lube do you use on yours ? i will give that a try when i'm ready to finish.
what material do you use for the "lid"?
looks ok to me.
my advice-- just keep doing it ! critique ? i don't think one is needed. your work looks really nice.
i just post to see if i can beat sam ! one of these days i'll quit tryin.
marvy looking sculpting on this piece. the depth is really great.
cool engraving-- unique concept-- very nice
i obtained a batch of ti that was said to be "commercial pure". no other info about the stuff. it cuts quite nicely by hand. it lasers well, never tried cnc engraving on the stuff.
sharpening, to be succesful, must be done with a fair degree of consistency. esp true for a newb. the best way is to use sharpening systems. an experienced engraver will adjust their wrist without...