From signs that will only get one use, such as those required for a wedding directing guests to the venue or car park, to signage used daily in the workplace directing staff and/or customers to the toilets to signs to decorate your home with a positive quote or motto, signs can be used in a… Continue reading How To Make Engraved Wood Signs
Nameplates come in a huge variety of styles and materials. The best nameplate material for your needs will depend upon a few different factors including your industry, the purpose of the nameplate, and the environment it will be used in. This brief guide will help you decide on the best choice for your needs but… Continue reading Which Is The Best Name Plate Material?
Whether we like it or not, Christmas is fast approaching and as our thoughts begin to turn to gifts for loved ones, colleagues, employees or customers there is something else that we increasingly need to think about. We’d have to have our heads in the sand to lack awareness about the need to reduce our… Continue reading How To Make Embossed Gift Boxes
A material suited to a huge range of uses, acrylic perspex has excellent clarity and is durable, weatherproof, and shatterproof. This makes it particularly suited to signage as well as lots of other applications around the home or workplace including splashbacks, table tops, shed windows, and storage and shelving. However, the most common and economical… Continue reading How To Cut Acrylic Perspex Sheets
Some things are forever. Most of the time, an engraving is a forever thing, a personalised gift to be treasured and maybe even handed down through generations. Sometimes though, it’s not. Perhaps a relationship has ended, maybe you bought an engraved item secondhand, or maybe, for whatever reason, the sentiment is not just quite right… Continue reading Removing Laser Engraving From Metal
Why is it that although now we all carry a phone with us at all times, which can provide us with the correct time, so many of us still choose to wear a watch? It is because a watch is more than just a timepiece. For some, it is an heirloom handed down through generations… Continue reading How To Engrave A Watch
Special gifts to mark important and memorable occasions such as anniversaries, birthdays or graduations don’t always have to be jewellery, watches and other traditional pieces. More modern ideas which are almost guaranteed to be well received are tech and gadgets such as AirPods. However, people often want to mark such an occasion by engraving a… Continue reading Unique AirPod Engraving Ideas
To create a unique gift, make promotional materials, create a bespoke reminder of a special person or event, or when you want to take up a new hobby both embossing and hand or laser engraving are excellent options. But which is better? This article will explain how each of these techniques can be used to… Continue reading Embossing VS Engraving: Which Is Better?
Always wanted to have a go at glass etching but worried that it is one of those craft projects that will cost you a small fortune, take up a huge amount of time and get you unsatisfactory results? This article will show you why that is not the case. Glass etching can be quick and… Continue reading How To Etch Glass Professionally
Learning to engrave plastic name tags is a relatively inexpensive way to practice your engraving skills, to create uniquely personal name tags for work, social clubs, schools, or simply for fun. Engraving plastic name tags can be difficult but with practice, some excellent results can be achieved. By selecting the right equipment and materials and… Continue reading How To Engrave Plastic Name Tags