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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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Yet More Fun with Titanium

Below is a 1/8 inch thick grade 2 titanium pendant, Celtic Raven Stealing the Moon, a little less than 2 inches tall. And, above, a pair of hairsticks with a fusion of Viking and Celtic-style engravings.  On the left is … Continue reading

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More Fun with Titanium

Here’s a small Praying Mantis pendant in 1/8 inch thick Grade 2 titanium.  It was a delight to engrave, unlike the AL6V4 titanium I tried earlier. Above is my take on a “knapped” Ishi arrow point, also hand carved from … Continue reading

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Engraved Spyderco Knife – The Maiden of Deception Pass

Here’s a small engraved Spyderco knife we just completed.  The theme is the “Maiden of Deception Pass,” a Native American legend near where I live on Whidbey Island, WA. The knife is currently available at the Penn Cove Gallery, in Coupeville, WA, www.penncovegallery.com … Continue reading

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Koi Pendant

Another project I just finished (it’s been a sort of cleanup the projects kind of month), the Koi Pendant.   It has an inlaid silver koi and copper inlaid lily pads and is backed with silver, with an Argentium™ silver chain. … Continue reading

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