engrave (something) with (something)

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engrave (something) with (something)

1. To etch or carve something onto a surface or material. The woman at the store said that they can engrave the picture frame with our wedding date.
2. To use something, such as a tool, to etch or carve into a surface or material. The artist engraved a design into the linoleum with a small cutter.
See also: engrave

engrave something with something

 
1. . to carve something, such as letters, into something. He engraved the soft pewter with an old motto. Can you engrave my watch with a date?
2. to carve on something, using some tool or device. The worker engraved the watch with a sharp stylus. Can I engrave this bracelet with this tool? Is it sharp enough?
See also: engrave
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The second source, which I acquired some years after beginning with Meek's book, are a pair of DVDs titled Engraving with Lynton McKenzie.
2] laser engraving with diamond drag engraving into one system.
Furthermore, John Hawkins suggested that Dutch engravers were responsible for developing the technique of engraving with punches, reporting that they had developed a way to soften copper "so as to render it susceptible of an impression from the stroke of a hammer on a punch.
Figure 9 also shows how difficult it can be to distinguish punches from hand engraving with simple and often-repeated figures.
for text), as well as engraving with a preset angle (e.
The two sons mentioned (but not named) by Vasari were in fact Giovanni Battista's only boy, Adamo, and Giorgio Ghisi, who was not a son but may have studied engraving with him.