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Engraving a Classic Adams Trout Fly eBook

Check out Tom’s new eBook tutorial, Engraving a Classic Adams Trout Fly. If you’re one of the many engravers who love fly fishing, then this is for you! All for the princely sum of $2.99 (USDollars). Engraving a Classic Adams Trout Fly eBookDownload … Continue reading

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Making Buckskin Pouches and Bags – Simplified Instructions eBook

Check out Tom’s new eBook, Making Buckskin Pouches and Bags – Simplified Instructions If, like me, you’re fascinated by hand crafts from the past, here’s how to easily make your own buckskin pouches and bags that were EDC (everyday carry) … Continue reading

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Tom’s eBook, Celtic Line Drawing – Simplified Instructions

Celtic Line Drawing – Simplified Instructions Check out Tom’s new eBook, Celtic Line Drawing – Simplified InstructionsIf, like me, you’re fascinated by the elegant and timeless over and under weavings of the ancient Celts, there’s how to create your own Celtic … Continue reading

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Just Published! Tom’s eBook, Celtic Line Drawing – Simplified Instructions

Celtic Line Drawing – Simplified Instructions is now available in paperback at Amazon.com. Here’s a direct link:https://www.amazon.com/Celtic-Line-Drawing-Simplified-Instructions/dp/1090953593/ eBook – Kindle and Windows Users download here (Please Note: Kindle version for iPad/iPhone/Mac does not render correctly): Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Scribd, and … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Skull Reliquary

Starting a new reliquary project. This is the first of several elements, a 1075 carbon steel blade in my signature “knapped steel” style. Using a small drum sander, I’m carving in the flake scars that would be left from knapping … Continue reading

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Engraving Sampler CRKT Squid Knife Tutorial

Above is a small test (rose gold inlay) for a new project – an engraving sampler pocket knife for myself, so I have a sample of my work with me at all times. I made my old sampler knife a … Continue reading

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Titanium Dragonflies Pendant and Earrings Suite Tutorial

Beginning a titanium and gold dragonfly-themed pendant and earrings set.  The pendant is 2.25 inches high by 0.9 inches wide. Mirror image earrings are 0.9 inches high by 0.5 inches wide. Above is the beginning of the Grade 2 titanium … Continue reading

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Titanium Tiger and Bamboo Dogtag Tutorial

  I’m starting a new project, a Tiger and Bamboo themed titanium dogtag in Japanese shishiaibori-style (sunken relief). All of the design is carved below the original surface of the metal. This has the advantage of protecting the engraving from … Continue reading

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Steampunk Anglerfish Dogtag – Available for Purchase Now!

Titanium Dogtag with deep laser engraved Clockwork Steampunk Anglerfish now on the Available for Purchase page. Without gold is $125. With gold is $195. Thanks for Looking!

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Engraving and Carving Antler – Orca Knife

Here’s my latest knife. It’s a tiny deer antler Orca done in NW Native American style. The knife is 3 3/16 inches overall, with a 1 1/4 inch long 1075 carbon steel through-tang blade. The antler has been aged with … Continue reading

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