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    How do I get enough privileges

    Ok. Thank you Matthew
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    How do I get enough privileges

    Hello everyone! I hope all is well. I have ball vise and a hand pieceI want to sell but apparently I don’t have enough privileges. How do I receive the privileges?
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    One year of engraving

    This really amazing work. if you don’t mind me asking, What graver did you use to do the eagle and snake.
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    Atlanta, Georgia

    Thank you so much Allan and all the members that chimed into this conversation. I will be dropping you a message Allan with some questions. I will also look check out the link from pilkguns. I mainly wanted to start this thread becouse as a beginner I want to make sure I’m on the right path. I...
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    Atlanta, Georgia

    So now the bring up another question. Why is this art dying out in the USA?
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    Atlanta, Georgia

    Hello everyone! Is there anyone here that can point me out to a master hand engraver in Atlanta Georgia that would be willing to teach in person?
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    Legal documents

    Thank you so much DKanger and Mathew for your advice. Any chance you guys can provide with an example of a terms and condition contract for hand engraving? or somewhere I can get one?
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    Legal documents

    I was thinking it might be a scam Becouse theres a landscape as the profile picture. At the beginning of the conversation she wanted a coin engraved. I did it, and she sent me the money before I sent it. but now she wants some rings engraved and she asked for my address. (For obvious reasons)...
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    Legal documents

    Hello everyone! Quick question. What legal documents do you send your client when they send you their jewlery to be engraved? I recently received a messsge on instagram from a client wanting me to engrave a couple of her rings. She doesn’t live close to me so she has mail the rings to me. This...
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    Left handed

    Thank you once again Allan for your insight. Your definitely right. I’ve had to get used to all of things that are made for righties and learn how to do with my left hand. I was watching an Argentinian engraver that mention “if your lefty, then all the cuts are backwards” so I got confused while...
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    Left handed

    Hello everyone, I have a couple of questions about engraving letters. I’m a lefty and according Sams videos on lettering, he does the bright cuts letters with the left side of the flat. obviously becouse he’s a righty. So do I have to cut them backwards? and what do you guys do so your hand...
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    Engraving 925 silver and other metals

    I think you hit the nail on the head. I did notice ive hasten the turns which leads to the metal tearing and leaving heads. I’ll try the lower heel And see the difference. I’ve chsnged the face to a 55 degree and changer the graver max to 2500 rpm and is been cutting better.
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    How much to charge?

    charging that way for hand lettering sounds like a perfect way to go. that gives me a perfect guide. I just hope that the gap is still there since most people do go the computer route. Thank you so much for your time.
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    How much to charge?

    I’ve never hear it broken down like that. Fantastic video!
  15. Sebastian duran

    How much to charge?

    Thank you so much for the advice.

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