Making fixed etching points



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fixed_etching_point_stuff Tim cuts the metal dowling down to the right size to fit the etching points hammering_fixed_etching_point2 He then hammers the point into it's wooden holder hammering_fixed_etching_point Tim gets to the point... grinding_fixed_etching_point2 They are then sharpened into shape using our sharpening machine "Howard" (friends with Edward the metal cutter). grinding_fixed_etching_point The aim of this process is to get a nice "pointy" shape that can be used to etch into the plate. box_of_fixed_etching_points Lovely finished points