Monthly Archives: March 2015

Gold Frog Skeleton Dog Tag

Above images courtesy of Bladegallery.com I’m working on an experiment based on the Frog Skeleton key tag I engraved not long ago. Clockwise, rough cut titanium mini-dogtag, my filing setup (Jorgensen woodworking clamp), the tag ready for engraving, and in … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Ravens

A Tale of Two Ravens (dogtag pendants by Tom Sterling, March 2015) Top left image by Serge Panchenko (check out his excellent work at http://sergeknives.com) Above is an excellent example of why I’ve been pursuing the press forming process. My … Continue reading

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Titanium Frog Skeleton Keychain Tag

Beginning a titanium keytag in Japanese shishiaibori style, with very deep outlines and 3d sculpting inside.  The top left image shows jus a bit of the first cutting with a wide “V” graver, the middle is twice around with decreasingly … Continue reading

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Yet Another Baby Sea Turtle Pendant

Back to work with a baby sea turtle tag.  I swear this is the last one!  Top left then clockwise – cutting out, soldering on silver backing, and rough grinding… Upper left image, deepened the background by twice around the edges … Continue reading

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