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    Question: Cheers

    I'm with Mitch on this one. Engraving for me started as a hobby while building flintlocks to hunt with. Never figured I would end up doing what I am doing now. BUT and for me a BIG BUT was the fact that I head a normal paycheck paying job as a public school teacher. That took the financial...
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    working while staying at home

    Well now that the holiday weekend is over so is this. Now i can go fishing with now crowds
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    working while staying at home

    In the center if the golf ball will be the owners initial
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    working while staying at home

    Heres what i have been playing with from the procreate drawing. The putter is stainless and when i am finished engraving the client sends it back to the company fir heat treating hardness
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    working while staying at home

    Well still maintaining social distance as much as possible here. Still engraving the Winchester but a bit burnt out on it and need to change things up so I can look at what I am engraving with a fresh perspective. So as a change-up I am getting set to engrave a custom stainless steel golf...
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    Rabbits

    another way to look at this is with this question. Is grey a light or dark color? depends on what it is next to. If against black it seems light. Against White it seems dark It's all an illusion
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    Rabbits

    Leland we are talking values here and contrast. To make something dark you use a combination of number of lines/dots and depth of said lines. In contrast if you want something to look lighter or whiter you would use less. Also visually it also depends on what it is next to in order to make it...
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    working while staying at home

    Happy be Happy it looks good
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    NASA Psyche Inspired Artwork

    Monica I love your work Keep at it Marty
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    working while staying at home

    Big-un get well soon and remember the dixon#2 pencil is your friend and so is the eraser on the other end
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    working while staying at home

    hope everyones playing it safe and are doing well I did some engraving on the dust cover and the steer is almost finished
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    Restoration of an old Boutet's flintlock pistol

    Oh do I love stories like this Thanks for sharing and congratulations on bringing back a piece of history The most rewarding restoration I have done in this vein was restoring/rebuilding a Winchester 1873 One of One Thousand rifle a client gave me
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    working while staying at home

    Leland if you dont knock it out of the park at least you go down swinging like they say a walk is as good as a hit So is a good bunt Dont worry because you will get a little bit better with each try and sometimes a whole lot better with a failure ive always said i learn more from a...
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    working while staying at home

    Leland you just hit the nail on the head. One of the hardest things to do is when to say STOP time to just move on. This is true no matter how much experience you have Now go knock that drivers side out of the ballpark
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    working while staying at home

    much better just do even better the next engraving

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