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Old 07-08-2014, 08:02 PM
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Default Re: Hey Y'all from Georgia

Welcome to the Forum!

Drawing is probably the most important skill for engravers, as much as most of us try to wish otherwise. They always say "A well-designed piece adequately cut, looks much better than a poorly designed piece expertly cut."

If you refine your location there are probably some folks near you where you can go give things a quick try.

Your absolute best thing you can do is take a class, preferably where you can try multiple ways of engraving. Even if you only get to work with one system you'll still spend a lot less on a class than you would buying everything you need to give it a real try at home.

If you do want to just give it a try look at Steve's starter kit for basic push engraving. While it's not cheap, it's pretty darn inexpensive for the world of engraving.
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