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I want to learn engraving

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Upgrayedd, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. Upgrayedd

    Upgrayedd

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    Anyone have any advice where to start?
     
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    On what type of medium?
     

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    RedHaze Handgunner

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    Find a local engraver, and ask if you could start some kind of apprenticeship.
     
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    All kinds. I'm gonna be a rogue engraver.:cool:
     
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    I'll probably be working on small steel parts. I'd like to work on firearms, but I want to be able to do it all. I want to be good at shading and scrollwork. If it helps, I have a metalworking background.:cool:
     
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    eisman ARGH! CLM

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