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    When engraved an Mannlicher-Schoenauer I ran into...

    When engraved an Mannlicher-Schoenauer I ran into a problem when engraving the receiver the rear end gut fine but as I got to the front it was to hard to cut,had to send it out to be annealed,you...
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    Lee,Make a test cut on the slide and the receiver...

    Lee,Make a test cut on the slide and the receiver where it would't show. J.J.
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    Question: I found that etching ink works for me on guns and...

    I found that etching ink works for me on guns and scrimshaw in ivory,the etching ink will be a lot darker compared to liquid ink.:thumbsup: J.J.
  4. Ken,Thanks for sharing the information on Tim...

    Ken,Thanks for sharing the information on Tim Jeff and his books looking over his art work I believe he would make a heck of an engraver. J.J.
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    Ken,Thanks for sharing the pictures of the...

    Ken,Thanks for sharing the pictures of the cameos.Dr. Mark has done some amazing carved cameos and ivory carvings. J.J.
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    I use Rig universal gun grease for gun in the...

    I use Rig universal gun grease for gun in the white when waiting to be engraved. J.J.
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    The only problem I had with the onglette in the beginning was cutting the clockwise scroll half way around the scroll the tip would break,:no:after that I thought why not cut the clockwise scroll...
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    When cutting boards be sure the onglette is evenly sharpen on both sides if it not it will drift off course to one or the other,Scrib a line and make a cut on a practice plate. J.J.
  9. Question: When I started engraving the onglette was my tool...

    When I started engraving the onglette was my tool of choice for the use with H&C and hand push graver's the onglette was my main tool for scrolls,boards, background removal,shading and game scenes...
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    Rstripnieks,You can make a large sand bag to hold...

    Rstripnieks,You can make a large sand bag to hold any motorcycle parts while engraving on your bench. J.J.
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    I like Bismuth's post good advice,before any...

    I like Bismuth's post good advice,before any engraving lessons maybe art class's would be a good start and get with an engraver for avice.I would have never thought of engraving without my background...
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    Bill,Obsessive yes when I got Meek's book I...

    Bill,Obsessive yes when I got Meek's book I could't put it down,and even read it at work while my two press's were running.Everyone should read this book.:thumbsup: J.J.
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    Question: southern lights,When making castings of my...

    southern lights,When making castings of my engraving I use Smooth Cast Inc.Easton Pa.www.smooth-on.com easy to use and they may sell it in Australia,I recently found it in an local art store here in...
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    I never removed a barrel from any of the...

    I never removed a barrel from any of the Vaquero's I'v engraved or any other revolvers,they can be removed.Barrels removed only from rifles & shotguns. J.J.
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    Question: Max,I gave out temple's on many gun to this forum...

    Max,I gave out temple's on many gun to this forum and there is a temple of a Winchester 94 both sides here. J.J.
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    Question: Max,Are you sure about the model number?do yo...

    Max,Are you sure about the model number?do yo have a picture of the gun? J.J.
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    wilson,I take the book etching & engraving by...

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    Otto Carter engraved a motorcycle tank,go to the...

    Otto Carter engraved a motorcycle tank,go to the Lindsay forum go to search type in Otto's name and you'll find all his motorcycle engraving and the tank he engraved God Speed. J.J.
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    Mitch,When engraving detail in gold Bob Evans engraving the birds & animals with the dot tool,I read that on a tutorial by Bob. J.J.
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    Ken,Good hearing from you,I till do the gun show...

    Ken,Good hearing from you,I till do the gun show in Chantilly,keep up the good work. J.J.
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