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Old 05-30-2009, 08:54 PM
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Default Re: Inexpensive way to give it a try

Originally Posted by Solz View Post
First off, when looking at some of the artwork here from the numerous artists Im in complete awe. The question i have is probably stupid but what is a "graver"? Is it a metal punch just with a different name? Ive dabbled in metal engraving but usually with just simple items i could find on hand. From simple chisels on sheet metal to using a miniature flathead screwdriver(something you would prolly use on eye glasses) on a .50 cal casing. Crude, yes I know, but working a design into metal seems to keep calling me back for more. And i was hoping maybe someone in the forum could link me to a better tool.

Thank You in Advance

Go to this link and find the definition and illustrations of GRAVER:

C. Roger Bleile
Author of: American Engravers series of books. FEGA Historian and Founding Charter Member