Learning Project Summary

When this semester began and I learned that I had to work on a "learning project," I was doubtful. I figured it would be a drain on my time and that I would hate it. I was wrong. I enjoyed learning about engraving and I'd love to learn more about it. There are three day … Continue reading Learning Project Summary

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Wiggle Engraving

So I decided to play around with wriggle engraving the other week. I'm so sorry that I'm a few weeks behind, between calving season and subbing I've had a pretty full schedule! I saw this engraved trumpet while on a google search adventure and I absolutely loved this design! I had to try something like … Continue reading Wiggle Engraving

Getting Started!

Gravers? Check.  Practice blanks? Check.  Rotating vise? Check.  Sharpening stone? Check.  It looks like I'm ready to begin engraving! In my first learning project post, I mentioned a forum post for beginners (I believe I described it as "gold") and the post author mentioned making straight cuts in a practice plate to learn tool control. … Continue reading Getting Started!