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Old 01-29-2013, 04:46 PM
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Default Re: Antique Hand Engraving Machine + Accessories

The thing I seem to recall about the New Century engraving pantograph is that it used a swiveling graver that actually made cuts like hand engraving, unlike a diamond drag or milling cutter. Of course the gravers would have needed resharpening which required some skill and the stylus had to be correctly oriented in the template at the beginning of each cut so that the graver cut on the pull stroke (as I recall).
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