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  1. Sam, I hope GRS sees this. It might be a great...

    Sam, I hope GRS sees this.
    It might be a great for them to add class where you teach the Ipad pro as separate class of your scroll design teaching.
    With the number of people interested in the...
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    Thanks Andrew, yes it's handy to have indexable...

    Thanks Andrew, yes it's handy to have indexable gravers whatever the size or method of sharpening.

    Quote Dave London
    Hi John
    Onlinemetals carries W1 key stock. Look Under tool steel square...
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    Andrew, thank you for the info on Ken Hunts...

    Andrew, thank you for the info on Ken Hunts rapier blade gravers. That's a gas.
    Just to be clear though, I want others to understand. I don't make my little gravers just for the money saving idea....
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    Hi David, I have some 3/32 square rod in W-1 and...

    Hi David,
    I have some 3/32 square rod in W-1 and O-1 that will harden and make pretty good gravers.
    Do you know where to buy it now, my supplier is out of business.?
    There also was one company...
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    It's all in the eyes. Hauntingly beautiful.

    It's all in the eyes. Hauntingly beautiful.
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    As the saying goes "I cried because I had no...

    As the saying goes "I cried because I had no shoes until I met the man that had no feet."
    Perfect example. We don't know how lucky we are.
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    Yes he is JJ.

    Yes he is JJ.
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    All great selections and many good friends among...

    All great selections and many good friends among them. But don't forget Eric Gold, Leonard Francalini, Chris DeCamilis and Martin Strolz and dear departed Phil Grifinee
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    Very nice and a lucky dog. You said you have the...

    Very nice and a lucky dog.
    You said you have the main shading and blacking to finish.
    Just a friendly heads up......
    It look like you missed the shade on one pair of border leaves at about 8...
  10. Thread: Convex liners?

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    Question: Dave, That's what I use them for. And find them...

    Dave, That's what I use them for. And find them handy for many other effects. Rotated off one corner they indicate the end of a bird feather in tick marks.Or a snake or lizard scale.
    But this can...
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    Mitch, One of the most renowned FN trained...

    Mitch,
    One of the most renowned FN trained Belgium engravers made this analogy for me.
    " If I was a Baker every day I make good bread. Now and then I get to make a Wedding Cake."
    They were very...
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    Question: You are right on David. I have some round bottom...

    You are right on David. I have some round bottom liners made by Muller and like them very much.
    They are great and easy when you want the start or finish a series of lines to be on a bias just by...
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    Mitch, I will PM you an email address for Eric...

    Mitch,
    I will PM you an email address for Eric Grifnee, Phil's brother.
    He may have records or knowledge of this rifle if Phil engraved it.
    Don't recall seeing it in his photo album but I'm sure...
  14. Thread: cover work!

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    Well done.Way to go Cloudy, TYFS.

    Well done.Way to go Cloudy, TYFS.
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    Beautiful, love the way the secondary scroll...

    Beautiful, love the way the secondary scroll originates. Fantastic shading too. TYFS.
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    Help, please: Please think about it and try it with a pencil....

    Please think about it and try it with a pencil. The numbers 2, 4, 5 & 8 can pose extra difficulty.
    Then try it with an ink pen, no corrections allowed.
    Ink is nearly as difficult as engraving...
  17. I glue the gold or silver to a wooden tongue...

    I glue the gold or silver to a wooden tongue depressor using two sided sticky tape.
    It makes it easier to manipulate the material and also the wax on the wood lubricates the saw blade. Finish with...
  18. This has a lot of implications that require...

    This has a lot of implications that require clarification.
    Just a couple.........under this ruling are design copyrights enforceable?
    And can one now photocopy a book and sell the copies.?
    I...
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    That is a remarkable amount of artistry,...

    That is a remarkable amount of artistry, precision and detail to incorporate into a 2"X 2" plate. Way to go Sam.
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    Carlos and David, Thank you both for your help....

    Carlos and David,
    Thank you both for your help.
    I see that if I want to use cut pieces of film over the printed image on a sheet of paper I need to tape the top and bottom of the film down.
    My old...
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