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Old 09-19-2010, 09:41 AM
ResaJo ResaJo is offline
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Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Toledo, Ohio
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Question Anyone in the Toledo or surrounding areas?

Hello Forum members. I am asking here for some recommendations. I have done minor hand engraving on my jewelry projects for a few years and my hand strength is not good, so I have been very limited on what I can do. I am a jewelry artist and would very much like to "draw" in metal, (mostly Sterling and gold). I am pretty sure what I want to do is very different from embellishing with scroll work, etc. I really like the idea of the Palm Control graver, as I do a ton of drawing and I think the palm control would be the best to learn if I am going to learn a machine. I am considering going with the regulator set up that would work with the portable compressed air tanks, as I don't really need a larger machine. (At least I don't think so)
One of my problems is that I am having a hard time understanding from the online catalog what I need to purchase to get my set up going (I already own several hand gravers in different shapes and sizes, sharpening stones, jigs and the micro finishing paper for sharpening).
I would like very much to see the various power engraving tools in action before I commit to spending so much money, and perhaps try it out as well.
Is there anyone around Toledo, Ohio who has any of the Lindsey graver products? Thanks so much.
Teresa
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