Starting a new engraving project on one of Serge Panchenko’s sweet little Bean folding knives (sergeknives.com). This Bean knife scale is in bronze, and is a dream to cut. Just a bit under three inches long.
, undercutting the pockets, pounding in the gold wire, trimming it back.
Spent the day doing ophthalmology and dentistry on sergeknives.com collaboration NW-style Dogfish. Upper left, undercut and heavily stippled with a little trick for inlaying gold wire in round spots. Then, various stages of pounding in and trimming the inlaid gold.
serge knives.com Bean folding knife NW-style Dogfish finished! Left image before detailing and inking, right side finished.
Thanks for looking!