Category: Metal Etching

Etching Photos onto Metal

Etching Photos onto Metal

The big reason I spent all the effort learning to use press n peel paper to etch (instead of cutting vinyl stencils on my cameo) is that I really wanted to be able to get the fine detail needed to etch a photograph onto metal. But it’s not as simple […]

Learning to etch metal: Edinburgh etch on copper and brass stamping blanks

Learning to etch metal: Edinburgh etch on copper and brass stamping blanks

When I took the laser cutter class at┬áMaker Works and learned about all the different materials you can etch, I was really interested in learning how to etch metal. But most lasers at makerspaces and such are CO2 lasers, which can’t etch metal. You can use┬áCermark, but it just makes […]