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Some Popular Engraving Techniques Defined
Engraving is popular on rings, picture frames, and many other gifts. Engraving is an easy way to add a custom touch to an item. Here are some popular engraving methods.

  • Chasing – For chasing, an engraver normally takes a chisel and strikes it with a hammer to etch designs into an object. The tools involved allow for harder materials to be ornamented than with hand engraving.
  • Copper Wheel Engraving – Copper wheel engraving uses a copper wheel that is coated in an oily abrasive powder for the engraving process. Drill engraving is a similar technique. Rings and other metal items can be decorated using these or other similar methods.
  • Hand Engraving – Hand engraving is the most basic way to add ornamentation to an object. An engraver simply uses a sharp object to cut into a material. Wood is the easiest material to engrave this way.
  • Horn Carving – For this engraving technique, the horn is covered in wax or varnish and a design is scratched into it. A sharp tool is used to scrape out the pattern. The final engraving is often painted. Scrimshaw is a similar technique but involves ivory or bone rather than horn. Any of these unique items would be excellent gifts.
  • Laser Engraving – Laser engraving can be used on many materials but is very popular with delicate substances like glass and crystal. A machine is used to create the engraving, which allows for easy repetition of the same pattern on multiple items.
  • Sand Engraving – For sand engraving, an engraver uses a powerful air compressor to shoot sand at an object. Contact paper with the design cut out is typically used to avoid cutting the material in an undesired spot. This engraving technique is very popular with glass and other fragile materials.
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    Custom Laser Design, Inc.
    4664 W Tufts Circle, Denver, CO 80236
    Experts In Custom Laser Engraving On Wood, Marble, Granite, Glass, Mirror, Acrylic, And Other Surfaces. Engraving Creates Great Gifts, Promotional Items, Plaques, Decorations, Signs And Many Other Items.
    (303) 623-5543
    Tees Stitches & Stuff
    2621 Montego Bay, Evans, CO 80620
    Our screen printing company specializes in custom computer engraving, embroidery and signs for designing and other purposes. Our company performs screen printing for hats, shirts, jackets, vests and more.
    (970) 330-7003
    Aurora Tax Inc
    15101 E Iliff Ave Ste 120, Aurora, CO 80014
    (303) 755-4439
    Busy Bee Engraving-Awards-Trophies-Gifts
    2160 S Holly St Ste 100, Denver, CO 80222
    (303) 759-5977
    Engraving Place The
    6460 E Yale Ave Unit E20, Denver, CO 80222
    (303) 757-3997
    Westwood Trading Co
    5257 S Rio Grande St, Littleton, CO 80120
    (303) 606-4780
    Forum Engraving Co
    1496 W Tufts Ave, Englewood, CO 80110
    (303) 761-8084
    Direct Impressions Engraving
    796 Joliet St, Aurora, CO 80010
    (303) 364-8747
    Things Remembered
    8501 W Bowles Ave Ste 2b395, Littleton, CO 80123
    (303) 933-0639
    Special Occasions
    5151 S Federal Blvd, Littleton, CO 80123
    (303) 797-8161
    Artcraft Signs
    1717 S Acoma St, Denver, CO 80223
    (303) 777-7771
    Farmer's Trophies & Engraving
    310 Steele St, Denver, CO 80206
    (303) 329-3322
    Classic Hand Engraving
    910 16th Street #314, Denver, CO 80202
    (720) 838-7133
    Enterprises Columbine
    1050 Yuma St Ste 308, Denver, CO 80204
    (303) 534-3112
    Perma-Graphics Inc
    1919 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204
    (303) 477-2070

    The process of engraving can transform an ordinary item into something extra special by offering a custom message to the recipient. Engraving involves etching wording or designs on a piece of metal, glass, wood, or other material. Utilizing tools and machines such as routers, wording is inscribed forever on watches, trophies, frames, and wedding bands. Most engravers are metal engravers, and work out of jewelry, keepsake, or trinket stores. These shops may also sell charm bracelets, pet tags, awards, and ceramic boxes. People looking for a unique gift idea may purchase one of these items and have the engraver add a personal message to the item. Although engraving can be done by hand, many times professionals use precision tools and computerized machines, such as laser engravers to produce signs and jewelry boxes, for example. They work under strict deadlines, and busy seasons like Christmas, Mother's Day, wedding season, and birthdays are all popular times to buy engraved items. Even sports teams utilize engravers on a regular basis to inscribe a team trophy. Businesses may also be common customers of engravers, as they typically have products etched with the company logo to give out at trade shows or corporate meetings, for instance. Certain items, like tags, are necessary to identify people and pets. This is another common reason that people seek out engravers. Engravers may offer services like industrial engraving, gift personalization, Braille sign marking, and glass engraving. Other places, like jewelry stores, provide simple engraving for wedding rings and engagement rings. Some companies sell engraving machines and router systems, but don't actually provide the engraving service. Customers may learn more online, or contact their local jewelry or trinket store to get prices and turnaround times. Engravers often provide custom designs and fonts to meet any customer's needs.
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