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The acetone works great...I have done that for a long time now.
wow that looks just like your engraving.
This is going to be a standard tool used by engravers.
I think it will elevate every aspect of engraving.
Tho border running thru the black leaf is really cool
Clean up the corners on the inside of the buckles.
Looks like one of the crossbars is crooked.
Your background looks real clean.
The backbones look nice.
Some of your leaf structures are...
Thats the good stuff!!
Yes Omar I could have except that I started on that one first.
I have another set to engrave...We will see...I would rather come up with a better and different design.
if I had reversed the design I would have lost a big portion of the end scroll. I should have drawn another design.
its this little bugger right here that caused the trouble.
I really get a lot from looking at your work.
one thing that I have trouble with is being able to achieve a look like these that I have circled.
steve Lindsay and yourself really pull off these...
Thanks mark and everyone else for taking time to comment.:tiphat:
thanks Leland and everyone else
:tiphat:almost looks like silver inlay.
So after rushing thru the grip last night I took a few minutes to touch up things.
I will remove the background and add an outside shadow
I think it looks much better now.
I used clear tape to...
Great looking work
Some steel grips... something I can bring to the FEGA show
I polished the steel then engraved my pattern.
After engraving I masked off the pattern and bead blasted the remaining material.
Vorticity .... something else to worry about.
I will remove the 3 leaves in the upper left corner and add this one in their place
a sketch of half of a bracelet design.
I would like to be able to say that I am smart enough to run one of the drawing programs, but not at this time.
the sketch itself is ruff with lots or erase...
Thanks for the excellent examples.
The third leaf is a mind blower....
All three of the large leaves have shading panels that you make look so good.
You asked a question in the other...