1. Artist007

    Engraved My First Firearm

    Hello all, Just sharing my work. I'm pretty new to engraving. So far, I've done two practice plates, a Zippo, a small pendant, and a revolver. This is my first firearm engraving, a Smith & Wesson Military & Police 38 Special Model 10-5. I got pretty ambitious pretty quickly, and I think it...
  2. Keeling_Machines

    Critique Request Translucent powdercoating over engraving

    I tried an experiment today with translucent powdercoating over ink rubbed engraving on mild steel. I think this finishing opens up a lot of different options rather than just blueing or greying! I’m not sure how this will work with inlay but I’m planning to test it out. Please let me know what...
  3. C

    Clarify tools to use!

    Hello all, I’m confused with all the types of tools to use and looking for recommendations. I’m a newbie and looking to purchase something to start projects. I would like to engrave glass, metal and carve wood on a small detailed scale as well as a larger one. Is a flexi shaft a lighter tool...
  4. JJ Roberts

    Colt Super .38 Restored

    Colt Super .38 Restored
  5. JJ Roberts

    Browning BAR

    Here's a Browning BAR with three of the six game scenes that finished last night.
  6. JJ Roberts

    Browning BAR engraved with six game scenes. Here's three of them.

    Here's three of the six game scenes on the Browning BAR.
  7. C

    Newbie Question, regarding scrollwork drawing.

  8. F

    Protective Finish over engraving/colorfill?? Best Options???

    Ok so I need some advice here goes...I am looking for the best solution in terms of a clear coat to spray over my engravings. Some of my engravings are color filled and I am trying to see what the best clear coat is I can apply over it. Some options I can think of is duracoat clear, cerakote...
  9. C

    Announcement: Intaglio Engraving workshop

    If you'd like to take a workshop with banknote picture engraver Christopher Madden this June in beautiful Colorado Springs please go to the ANA website and look up "Summer Seminar 2017" Christopher's website is "Christopher-Madden.com
  10. C

    Engraving Tungsten Rings

    Hi, all! This is my first post in the Engravers Cafe. Fist off I would like to thank everyone for adding their own tips and tricks. This page is a great resource. I am planning to make a wedding band for a dear friend who would like tungsten. Really my plan is to find a plain ring and...
  11. C

    Help, please: Looking for advice on choosing an engraving system

    Hello everyone, I’m new (new, like I know nothing at all) to engraving and I thought this would be the best place to look for wisdom. I’ve gone through many of the threads and I found the engraver’s club has numerous resource personals are under one roof and I hope I’m at the right...
  12. A

    Announcement: Pendleton Cattle Barons New Class Schedule

    Pendleton Cattle Barons is a fun weekend in Pendleton Oregon. Take a quick look at everything that is going on that weekend at www.cattlebarons.net. We have increased our purse in the Bit, Spur and Engraving contest too. Hope to see you there or you can send something in. Thank you,
  13. G

    What tools are used to engrave fine detail into cast bronze?

    Hi there, I am hoping to engrave finely detailed numbers into a cast bronze sculpture, I started out using a Dremel multi pro 395 with a 3/32nd diamond bit, but the lines weren't thin enough and I didn't have the necessary precision down. I have never done engraving before, so forgive my...
  14. G

    Critique Request Friendship knife ... Bucks are so easy.

    I added a new album consisting a few pictures of a Buck knife that I engraved as a friendship gift to my long time friend. Here is a link to the album: http://www.engraverscafe.com/album.php?albumid=433 Any comments would be welcome. I apologize for the quality of the images. I'm finding...
  15. MexicanEngraver

    how i do the bracelets

    how i do the bracelets :hammer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh3Pcs450Q4
  16. V

    My bulino engraving and gold inlay on knife

    I am sending you a preview of my engraving on the knife. Here, I have used the engraving technique called Bulino dots and lines and gold inlay. The flower is made by enamel technique. Vlastik :graver:
  17. K

    Help, please: G'day from Australia but help needed

    Hi all !! My name is Jayson , I found this forum through google searches to be honest and it seems like there are some very nice and knowledgable people on here :) Like everyone I come to you with a newly found hobby and project . I am hoping to acid etch or engrave a wrestling...
  18. C

    Sculpting Oak Leaves with Enset

    Here is the link to the video that I said would be ready today. =60200491&profile_tab[tab_count]=34"]Click Here for Video Chris
  19. jura

    Announcement: Inside engraving Ring holder.

    Part1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UPLn3M5M_M Part2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Hr0zYVnBYU Part3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGUVPc_aZ2k Part4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvuje76T6MI
  20. didyoung

    3 piece buckle set

    working on a buckle set today:tiphat: