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Topic: First Time Etching: Deer Beer Mug  (Read 1065 times)
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blackie.sage
« on: December 19, 2010 10:00:01 AM »

I've never been very interested in etching, but I was at Dollar Tree the other day and I happened upon an etching pen/tool/whatever you call it. I said "Hey, it's a dollar. Might as well give it a try!" so I got that, and a big beer mug and decided that would be part of my Dad's Christmas present if my etching was a success.



Well, I like the outcome a lot, but I regret not practicing on anything before starting! I just dove right in.







Voila! Awesome present for only $2.14! Plus it will go great with the other part of his present: some fancy German beer!
I used this deer clipart as a reference.

Now I'm addicted to using this cheap little etching tool!! I want to etch everything I own!
*runs around apartment, looking for things to etch*
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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2010 10:07:43 AM »

That came out awesome - and no practice runs?  Nice!
I bought the exact same etching tool, too - I'm glad yours worked well, I haven't tried mine yet.
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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2010 10:22:37 AM »

That looks really nice!
I used my dremel tool to etch a glass and when I was done, I was looking around my house too, to see what I could etch more Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2010 11:33:59 AM »

That's really cool - even better considering it's your first time! I bet your dad will love it!
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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2010 12:36:20 PM »

Awesome!
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