Engraving Vocabulary

My tools are set to arrive sometime this week, but I thought I would cover some key terms in the hand engraving game. When I began researching how to hand engrave, I encountered a few forum posts that really helped me understand what I needed for tools and set up, but I didn't really understand … Continue reading Engraving Vocabulary


While I’m Waiting

While I wait for my new tools to arrive, I figured I would talk about why I chose to pursue hand engraving for my learning project. In some ways, I have been around hand engraved items all my life. I love the style and beauty of engraved scrollwork on the western  belt buckles, spurs and … Continue reading While I’m Waiting

Personal Learning Project: the Beginning

As a part of my ECMP 355 course (Computers in Education), I am to engage in a personal learning project this semester. It was difficult for me to choose a subject! There are so many things I want to learn, but I wanted a skill or hobby that I've never tried before As my husband … Continue reading Personal Learning Project: the Beginning