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  1. RadCut

    Help, please: Transfer wax alternative

    Hello everyone and thank you for welcoming me to this forum. Can anyone help me find an alternative to Sam Alfano transfer wax? Unfortunately in Italy it is impossible to buy, given its composition it does not pass customs controls. I tried to contact Grs Europe but they don't have a solution...
  2. B

    Announcement: Samsung Laser Printer

    Hey Guys, Just returned from vacation where I spent a fair amount of time looking for an inexpensive laser printer to use for transfers. Staples has a sale ($49.99 through the 6th of this month) on a Samsung M2830DW printer that is black and white only, wireless, 4,800x600 dpi, and a PC...
  3. R

    Easy image Transfer Method using a Laser Printer.

    I recently posted a video on youtube and did a short how to on image transferring that I use that is extremely effective. I thought I would post it here since this is the first forum I ever joined. And people were helpful to me. I noticed there was a lot of people on the interweb looking for...
  4. Hora

    Another transfer method

    During my drawing classes with Sam, he demonstrated a transfer method I'd like to share ( with Sam’s permission! ). Transfer with acetate film, wax and carbon. 1. Preparea design for real size. Beware of the mirror image imprint later on. Place the design under a clear acetate...
  5. Jericho

    Question: Transferring Designs to Project

    :thinking: I am new to engraving and am trying to get my designs (drawn, scanned, and printed to size) onto my project but I am having no luck with the Acetone method I have learned. I have recently ordered some Applique Film for use on gunstock and am wondering if this will also work on metal...
  6. Jericho

    Question: How to transfer designs

    I am new to engraving and I'm having some difficulties transfering my designs to metal using acetone. I have recently ordered some applique paper for gunstock carving but don't know if this method will work on metal. I also have no clue how to get my designs onto blued metal since ink shows...
  7. RedfordTrails

    Help, please: Printer Tranfers by Acetone

    Sorry to beat a dead horse. I know this topic has been covered, and I read a handful of articles before I began my attempts. I am 1 for 50 on results I am happy with, so I came back here to start a thread that may answer my questions and help other new engravers. Surface Prep? So far a 2K...
  8. Hora

    The next transfer solution . . .

    The next transfer solution . . . I kept on paining my brains about transferring design onto metal. In this 21st century it should be possible to do this easy and cheap. Well . . . The next idea I came up with after a good nights sleep. I sanded a piece of metal and sprayed it with a...
  9. K

    Help, please: Printer ink that will transfer

    Just starting out engraving, need to know of a cheap printer, that the ink will transfer on. I've tried from two different printers I have, and they both didn't work. Then I tried with a leftover pattern from C.J. Allan's class and it worked out fine. I was wondering if it is a certain type...

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