Saturday, December 24, 2011
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Instead,I'm encouraging you to enjoy the artistic talents of my good friend Tira Mitchell at "The Engravers Notebook"
Here's the direct link to her article:
And while you're there, look around: http://www.engraversnotebook.com
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Monday, December 12, 2011
Friday, December 9, 2011
I'm starting to engrave another "Masterpiece". This is one of a two gun set that is the 2012 Guns of the Year and will be featured in a later issue of "The American Handgunner Magazine"
It doesn't seem to look like much more than some squiggly lines, but my eyes see something else.
Every once in a while you just have to stop and "clean" up the mess.
When working with precious metals, little shavings, bits and tiny pieces end up on the floor. It's always a good idea to sift through the dirt---YOU NEVER EVER THROW IT AWAY!
This may not look like much,but believe me, it is over half an ounce of pure 24k gold swept up from the floor.
I think this is called "Pay Dirt".
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Friday, December 2, 2011
A beautiful lapel pin that proudly honors the alumni of Jefferson Union High School.
"Yellow Jacket Pride" runs deep and here's a great way to keep the memory of a great school alive.
After many hours in the studio, I believe I've designed a perfect tribute to J.U.H.S. in gleaming Brown and Gold.