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Engraving on glass

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littlelegs

littlelegs Report 2 Jan 2017 00:30

Hi all

Anyone do engraving on glass I am just learning

Any advice would be welcome

Pammy51

Pammy51 Report 2 Jan 2017 14:07

My mother used to do glass engraving. She started off using an electric tool but as she had little hands she found it too heavy so she went on to a hand one, which she could control more easily.
The only tip I remember is to buy cheap glasses from charity shops to try things out on.

littlelegs

littlelegs Report 2 Jan 2017 16:10

Thank you pammy

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 2 Jan 2017 16:26

Ah we used to have Sue from Somerset on here, she did some beautiful engraving but not seen her around for many years now.

do let us know how you get on. Are you going to classes?

littlelegs

littlelegs Report 2 Jan 2017 17:34

Not going to classes just doing it at home

Did some funny deers and snowmen on some glasses for Christmas but want to try something better now

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 27 Jan 2017 22:32

Do you engrave freehand or use a stencil or something.

littlelegs

littlelegs Report 28 Jan 2017 22:07

I trace pictures put them inside the glass

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 29 Jan 2017 15:20

Ah, clever. Are you improving as you progress? :-)

littlelegs

littlelegs Report 29 Jan 2017 19:12

Well I think I am I'll see if my daughter can put a picture on

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 8 Mar 2017 00:33

When I was at work, we used to save those dud 500/1000 watt lamps for an engraving enthusiast!