AUTOPLAY
Engrave a Platinum Band
11 steps
Layout design with finest point marker then lightly scribe in metal.
1. Layout design with finest point marker then lightly scribe in metal.
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I start with the stars because they are easier. Gets my engraving muscle memory going.
2. I start with the stars because they are easier. Gets my engraving muscle memory going.
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Laying out Jupiter. I sometimes use a pnematic tool to assist in engraving. It’s easier on my hands.
3. Laying out Jupiter. I sometimes use a pnematic tool to assist in engraving. It’s easier on my hands.
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Adding the bands and big spot to Jupiter.
4. Adding the bands and big spot to Jupiter.
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Ursa Major being added. (That’s the Big Dipper in case you didn’t know.)
5. Ursa Major being added. (That’s the Big Dipper in case you didn’t know.)
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When your graver goes wild, you burnish out the unwanted line. Adding last constellation...
6. When your graver goes wild, you burnish out the unwanted line. Adding last constellation...
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Adding the last details (just one more star...)
7. Adding the last details (just one more star...)
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It’s full of stars!
8. It’s full of stars!
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Shooting star!
9. Shooting star!
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Cassiopeia hanging with the Moon.
10. Cassiopeia hanging with the Moon.
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Hope you enjoyed watching me hand engrave the ring! Feel free to ask questions!
11. Hope you enjoyed watching me hand engrave the ring! Feel free to ask questions!
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