Your source for quality custom engraving for all firearms, knives and scrimshaw.
Specializing in historic recreations of classic engraving styles.
have to Apologize to my good friends and clients
in Florida and snow birds alike. Today (1/5/14) I
had to cancel my trip to the SASS event "The Siege
at St. Augustine" do to the Snow and extreme cold
here at home in Missouri. It looks like we will be
snowed in for a few days but with the extreme cold
the roads will not be up to par for a few more
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.