Traditional Hand & Gun Engraving
At Able Engraving and Design, we don’t just use hi-tech computer driven engraving equipment, we also offer traditional hand engraving services. Our expert craftsman is able to engrave on many different types of metal objects such as:
Hand engraving is the traditional use of hand powered tools to carve stunning, intricate designs, typography and signs. For many years, this was the primary method of engraving for all forms of etchings from historic hieroglyphics to 19th century pocket watches.
Even to this day, the traditional hand engraving methods are employed to create that personal touch to a special item such as a wedding ring.
While this method has been replaced by machine technology for the vast majority of commercial projects, traditional hand etchings are still used and appreciated. Nevertheless, this is slowly becoming a lost art.
Our experienced, artistic and extremely skilled engraver can produce the finest, delicately detailed engraved designs making items such as guns truly one-off bespoke works of art. The photos below show some examples of the beautiful standard of work he is capable of producing.
James Purdey Gun Makers
Customer’s Private Commission
Watson Brothers Gun Makers
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