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    Alumilite?

    Smooth On was my go to resin for molding and casting. Bigger selection for both molding and casting.
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    Inspired pneumatic engraving machine

    If you have a drill press you can make one out of a 5/16 bolt. Clamp a block of wood on your drill press and drill and tap a 5/16" hole. Then screw the bolt into that tapped hole. Next drill a hole for the motor shaft into the head of the bolt. This will get you perfectly centered. Then...
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    Inspired pneumatic engraving machine

    I used an electrical junction box from Home Depot for my enclosure box. Good heavy metal.
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    Alumilite?

    Go to the Penturner site, they use Alumilite and the other resins by the gallons. https://www.penturners.org/
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    Sharpening systems on ebay?

    Look through the Shaun Hughes videos, he has one on making a template system. https://www.youtube.com/user/express375/videos
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    about air gravers

    Welcome to the Cafe. Lived 3 years in your beautiful country, 1960 to 1963 courtesy of the US Air Force at Moron AFB, as a high school student, took classical guitar lessons in Sevilla. My son still has my guitar, The homemade versions by Hughes, work pretty good, better than hand pushing...
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    Question: Bare bones setup advice

    That is the one, I believe he is a member on this forum.
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    Question: Bare bones setup advice

    On one of the blade forums is a beginner's guide to engraving for knife makers. Probably the best write up for the basics that you need.
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    Question about coloring

    The titanium anodizing kits are reasonably priced. I would start with looking at Caswell Plating.
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    Chisel Stainless holder

    I am with John C, I am hobbyist, the cheap round tool bits work as good as the square 3/32 bits. Like Monk, I also grind a flat to index them.
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    It has arrive!!!

    For some it is progress, others a POC. But others that have no interest in hand engraving it is a godsend, it can "engrave" wood for plaques, pens and a million trinkets where true hand engraving is uncalled for. A little larger it could be a great tool for design layout, lightly laser...
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    Pulse Graver

    This is my theory on how the Pulse Graver works. The Pulse Graver is controlled by an electronic pulse board. The graver handle uses the power of an electric magnet being activated and deactivated by the pulse board creating a hammer effect by a piston.
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    Question: Engraving machine principles

    The Pulsegraver is controlled by a Hiland pulse board. The graver handle uses the power of a magnet being activated and deactivated by the Hiland pulse board creating a hammer effect by a piston.
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    Beginner - Advice on cutting simple wheat stalks?

    Read and STUDY this link. http://www.igraver.com/runningwheat/
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    A simple knife with snake scales

    Another beautiful piece if art!

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