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The Art of Wood Engraving

A look at how traditional wood engraving techniques are performed

The Long Man of Wilmingham, a wood engraving by Eric Ravilious (1925).

The Long Man of Wilmingham: a fine example of wood engraving by Eric Ravilious (1925).

For wood engraving, Able Engraving and Design are more likely to use laser beams instead of manual engraving tools. Though too slow to meet the turnaround times by today’s clientele, the old fashioned way has an irresistible charm. A charm which gives us a finished product that is timeless.

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