Flare cutting is quick way to add visual interest to your piece, and it doesn’t require extensive background removal. Watch how to get great results in this comprehensive, step-by-step DVD from master engraver Sam Alfano. Sam covers the basics as well as intermediate and advanced techniques, from start to finish:
- Graver selection and preparation, including shaping
- Transferring designs to metal
- Using optimal angles to make precise, smooth cuts
- Microscrolling finishing techniques
Practice designs are included, so that you can follow along as you go.