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Metal Engraving

Metal Engraving
Contributed by- Jennifer Augustine , Kochi , India
Total views : 11460    10 . 10 . 2009
 

 Metal Engraving

Materials

Materials
Aluminium sheet
Metal Tools
Glass paints
Brush
Black enamel paint
 

Method

Trace

Stick the four corners of the trace of the decided design on the metal sheet. Using a ball pointed pen draw over the trace applying force.

Drawing the outline

As the metal sheet is quite fragile, the impression of the traced out line will be prominent on the aluminium sheet. Since  force is applied on the trace, it cannot be used again.

Pressing the designs

Take a designer tool and press over the traced out line turning the wrist to the right and left during each press, so that a designed out line comes on the picture.

Engraved picture

Now using the scrape tool, scrape off the aluminium neatly on the design towards one direction without spoiling the outline. So that the picture will have a perfect look.

Painting the picture

Paint the picture with glass paint. To make the art attractive paint the back ground of the picture with black enamel paint. This is a good piece of art which can be hung in the house, shops, and hotels.  

 

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2 Comments


Sushmi Sudeesh, Bangalore
September 15, 2017
Reply
can u help me to get aluminium sheet for metal embossing
 
C.DEVASENA, ONGOLE
July 27, 2017
Reply
chala bagundi ..(very good)