Beginner Engraving

$100 usd
Sat Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA  

In this one day class taught by Leonard Kille, students will learn basic engraving skills including layout, chasing technique, and sharpening.

Primary Skills Taught in this Class

  • Basic engraving
  • Design layout
  • Chasing techniques
  • Sharpening

Class Prerequisites

To get the most from this class, these are important skills and abilities to have so the instructor can focus on the curriculum above. You don’t have to be a master, but it’s best to have reasonable confidence in these skills. We can help refine these skills in class if needed, but we likely won’t have time to teach them from scratch. When in doubt - ask!

  • Recommended reading: “Basics of Engraving” published by the NRA

Tool List

The following tools are required in order to fully participate in the class:

  • V-graver
  • Chisel tip graver
  • Engraving hammer

Materials

There is a $15 fee for materials used in this class. Materials provided through the Guild are paid for at the time of class. Be prepared to pay for materials on the first day (cash or check please).

Other Information

Leonard Kille

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA
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