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Hydraulic Press Inlay Tutorial

Another hare-brained scheme – I have a couple of leftover stainless steel cutouts from making my better half’s earrings. It occurred to me to press them into thick copper for a pendant. Here’s the result so far… Above are the … Continue reading

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Inlay Hold Down Clamp

It all began with this William Henry knife scale and the shibuichi beetle body pocket inlay.  I had trouble holding the shibuichi beetle in place while I carefully and closely scribed around the base to begin cutting the inlay pocket. … Continue reading

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“Beneath the Blood Moon” Pendant

Making a Copper Overlay I’ve been away from engraving for a few weeks, and I decided I needed to practice up a bit before starting on a knife commission.  This is an extension of a knife design I intend to … Continue reading

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