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Metal Engraving

A couple of people have asked me how I engrave a piece using a client's own handwriting. It's a fairly simple procedure. First of all I ask for a digital photo of the message written in their handwriting. I then clean up the the image, sharpen the script, scale it to fit the piece and create a mirror image of the message in Photoshop.  I can then print this out and iron the message on to my flat piece of metal before it's formed into a ring using a common household iron. Then it's just a…

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Metal engraving with the 400xs and the Power Carver high speed engraver. www.scmart.com You don't have to be an artist. If you can trace a line you can engra...

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