Your source for quality custom engraving for all firearms, knives and scrimshaw.
Specializing in historic recreations of classic engraving styles.
I was honored this year to receive from
READER’S CHOICE: Jim
Downing • Springfield, MO •
Come visit me if I'm in your part of the country/world! See my SHOWS page for locations.
"It's not a real mustache unless
you can see it from behind!"
you for visiting!! I hope this site will help
make you familiar with my work and me (as much as that is
possible to do in this electronic medium). I
find that the web and e-mail are fine for initial
contacts, but by the time you have decided to have me
engrave for you, personal contact is a must, either by
phone or face to face at one of the many shows
have been engraving, full time, since 1979,
beginning with Scrimshaw
(The Art of Engraving on Ivory). I learned to
make silver and gold jewelry so as to mount my
scrimshaw and soon began hand engraving
jewelry. I progressed into knife
engraving (which is still a large part of the work I
do), perfecting my engraving skills until the time I
cut my first gun in 1988. Since then I have engraved
an average of 50 guns and dozens of custom knives a
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Visit my GUN GALLERY to view over a hundred photos of guns I have engraved over the years.