Metal Engraving
Advanced Inlay & Sculpting

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Course Info

Rick Eaton
2020 Date(s)
Metal Engraving
Skill Level
Enrollment Type
Open, with approval


Achieve dramatic effects with full relief carving, fine line shading and soft metal inlay. The course material covers multiple techniques to achieve three-dimensional work, beautiful scrolls, advanced inlay, leaves, and sculpted steel. These techniques work well with knives, jewelry, bits and spurs, and firearms. Three-dimensional styled work brings depth to a workpiece–a great way to make work stand out from the competition.


  • Design scrolls and layout for projects
  • Quality line shading
  • Make and use of special tools and gravers
  • Gold wire inlay
  • Shadowing to create depth without having to do background removal
  • Sculpted steel
  • Resist etching on Damascus project (as time allows)

Class Project(s)

Damascus pendant.


Completion of a GRS Basic Metal Engraving course or instructor approval is required, as well as an understanding of proper tool sharpening and use of pneumatic engraving equipment.



Please note: Course information subject to change without notice. Example images may not show exact techniques, methods, designs, etc., taught or demonstrated in course.

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