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Old 07-18-2019, 03:41 PM
VDSlugg VDSlugg is offline
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Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: NC
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Default Hello from NC

Hey, my name is Josh and I do hammer and chisel engraving mostly on aluminum motorcycle parts. I have probably got 40 or 50 hours into this craft and I have taken a liking to carving old tattoo flash.

My handles are steel turned on a lathe that I keep oiled with some good ol' 5W-30, my chisel points are sharpened by hand without fixtures (please don't crucify me). Only using a flat tip graver and square tip graver right now (but they are genuine Lindsay HSS blanks, I didn't skimp there!). My background stippling is done with a wood nail that I reshape on the bench grinder from time to time.

Here is the most recent thing I "finished." It is done on an old sportster primary cover that I am using for practice.

EDIT: got the pics to work


Last edited by VDSlugg; 07-18-2019 at 03:43 PM. Reason: Pictures
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