2020 Advanced Inlay & Sculpting


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Rick Eaton

2020 Date(s)



Metal Engraving

Skill Level




Enrollment Type

Open, with Approval

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Course Information


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

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 basic engraving techniques.

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