Bolster engraving

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Bolster engraving

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Does anyone out there engrave bolsters or know of anyone who does?
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I don't do any engraving, but some of the engraving work that our friend Rockingkj has posted looks very nice. ::tu::
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drcvaught wrote: Mon Jul 08, 2024 10:03 pm Does.....
I agree with herbva.
Here is a sample of his engraving.
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Thanks. Much appreciated.
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Thanks for the compliments. Here is a close up of Buck 112 bolster engraving.
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Rockingkj wrote: Tue Jul 09, 2024 11:32 am Thanks for the compliments. Here is a close up of Buck 112 bolster engraving. IMG_7345.jpeg
Wonderful! And those handles aren't bad either.
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Thanks. Hopefully each one is better than the last. It’s a learning process. Kinda fun when it works out. Done with hand gravers which a like a palm chisel looking thing and some hammer driven gravers mainly for the boarder. The back ground is tapped in by hammer and punch.
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Rockingkj wrote: Tue Jul 09, 2024 11:32 am Thanks for the compliments. Here is a close up of Buck 112 bolster engraving. IMG_7345.jpeg
Amazing!
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