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Old 07-24-2008, 10:10 PM
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Default David Gruber Contest Submission

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This project is my first attempt at gun engraving. These Grips are made of 14K Yellow Gold. I will be engraving the Mexican Coat of Arms on each of them in deep relief which is another first for me. I am using a Lindsay Airgraver with a 120, 90 and a Flat Graver.


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Old 07-24-2008, 10:11 PM
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I appropriated the COA from a jpg of the mexican flag, ran it through corel draw 12, traced it and made it a wireframe (Thanks for that help Chris) and printed it on a transfer sheet. Then using Transfer magic I put it on the grips and started cutting.



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Default Re: David Gruber Contest Submission

Removing background
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Old 08-16-2008, 03:20 PM
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Finished grips, delivered and customer Happy.
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