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    Andrewt

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    engraving detail

    Post  Andrewt on Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:04 pm

    Am I on the right track? too deep? too wide?

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    Re: engraving detail

    Post  skyhigh on Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:22 pm

    Better see them at the club , Andrew photo's do enlarge..Question 

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    Re: engraving detail

    Post  J.Fenech on Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:47 am

    The most important thing is not to widen the panel lines. Deepening them is ideal because you will have space for washes later on after painting and not filled easily by the paint but this should be done within reason. As sky high said, photographs do enlarge.

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    Post  Andrewt on Sat Oct 26, 2013 9:15 am

    Thanks all.
    Will bring the model at the club. I think I have widen them a little bit but I got the feel of the tool now.
    their are very small boxes to engrave and even some approx 1mm circles. are these done with a puncher?
    J.fenech and skyhigh, have we met at the club? still getting used to the names Smile

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    Post  skyhigh on Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:55 pm

    Andrewt wrote:Thanks all.
    Will bring the model at the club. I think I have widen them a little bit but I got the feel of the tool now.
    their are very small boxes to engrave and even some approx 1mm circles. are these done with a puncher?
    J.fenech and skyhigh, have we met at the club? still getting used to the names Smile

    Yes of course we met Andrew at the club.............cheers 

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    Re: engraving detail

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:44 am

    Judging from the pic, seems like you did a great job. That panel looks great and really neat too.

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    Re: engraving detail

    Post  Andrewt on Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:41 am

    Thanks bcauchi will bring it to the club for an expert inspection Smile

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