Engraving a knife by yourself cannot only save money, but it will also allow you in customizing the blade just like the gift to someone else. The Knife engraving tools will allow you in engraving the monogram, message or a picture on the blade of the knife. These kinds of tools will be really sharp and also each supplies sufficient pressure in cutting by the metal. You can buy the metal knife carving tools at the craft or even art supply stores.
The Electric Carver
An electric carver has the very small blade that will vibrate back and also forth to cut the surface of the metal knife. Most of electric carvers will be the similar size just like the short pencil. As the carver is automatic, you do not need in pressing a blade into the surface of a metal so hard.
The transfers less stress to your hand and will allow you in working longer. Most of electric carvers design with several burs that are the replaceable carving ends of the carver. You can use the different burs for the different types of the metal or even for carving a wood on a knife handle. Most of electric carvers will also engrave the wood, plastic or the surface of the eggshell.
The Hand Graver
The hand graver will look similar to the electric carver. They have the sharp point on the one end and also a rounded handle on another. A rounded handle has a flat side therefore the graver may be pushed flush against a workspace. Most of hand gravers will be 4 to 5 inches long. Every type of the graver will has the different end that will make the different-sized cuts in a metal.
Gravers with the small ends will be used in making precise and also delicate lines in a knife blade. Engravers will use the gravers with the flat ends in making ditches in a metal engraving. Most of gravers will be made from the steel that is a tough metal which is capable to cut the most other metals. The engraver will supply the pressure to a graver in cutting the metal by either pushing it or even by using the mallet.