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[1053] Design Applications for Laser Engraving
Laser engravers can do wonders for a jewelry manufacturer´s hallmarking process, making it more efficient and leaving a crisp, clear mark of even the most detailed logobut the benefits of this technology don´t stop there. As the cost of laser engraving equipment has come down in recent years and the degree of accuracy and versatility has increased, more jewelers have started looking at laser engravers as more than just marking tools. On the following pages, you´ll read about how three jewelry companies are putting their engravers to use as design tools, creating unique and personalized details that help set their jewelry apart. (2013)
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Show me more articles from: [AJM]|[Shannon L. Brown]
Releated Categories: [Jewelry Design]|[Engraving]

 

[35] Engraving Holding Equipment
As important as the gravers are, it is hard to understate the importance of the devices used to secure work while engraving. Or to say it another way, even a properly sharpened graver in experienced hands will be difficult to use if the workpiece is sliding across the bench. Knowing this it is not surprising to find that several tools have been developed to hold onto the work for cutting.... (2001)
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Show me more articles from: [The Theory and Practice of Goldsmithing]|[Prof. Dr. Erhard Brepohl]
Releated Categories: [Engraving]|[Tools]
ISBN: 0961598492

 

[34] Engraving Tools and Preparation
Many industries have need of specialized engravers, for instance those who make dies, who cut stones and glass, and others who carve reliefs. Though a goldsmith might call on a specialist for certain jobs, it is useful to have a general understanding of the technique and sufficient skills to use gravers for simple everyday tasks at the bench.... (2001)
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Show me more articles from: [The Theory and Practice of Goldsmithing]|[Prof. Dr. Erhard Brepohl]
Releated Categories: [Engraving]|[Tools]
ISBN: 0961598492

 

[534] Hand Engraving - The Costs of Learning it
When you've made the decision to learn hand engraving, you have basically 3 options: Spend little or no money but lots and lots of time. You can get by spending very little on one book (Meeks) and the most basic hand tools. Hammer & chisel or hand pushed burins were all that was available for the past couple of hundred years, and some astonishing work was done with them and is still being done by that method..... (2005)
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Show me more articles from: [Stockton Jewelry Arts School]|[Brian P. Marshall]
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[22] Homemade Engravers Ball
There are several methods of obtaining the smooth rotation of a piece of metal necessary for engraving on it. Many North West Coast American Indians use a hard leather pad and hand control to do it. One can install various chucking devices onto a heavy base as well. A standard machined engravers ball can cost $500 and more. This version costs less than $30.00.... (1994)
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Show me more articles from: [Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
Releated Categories: [Tools]|[Engraving]
ISBN: 096985106

 

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