That's going to leave a mark

titanium

#1

Sure enough, burn slow and steady on titanium and it marks up nicely. I wanted to customize one of my knives that has a titanium handle so I made up a little design to decorate it and gave it a shot. Pretty happy with it.


It definitely has possibilities for some nice individualized gifts in the future.


Weekly Highlights for the Week Ending March 18th, 2017
#2

Thanks for the gf to test what was time for that?


#3

Real nice! Not sure if you can answer… was that directly on the handle or using a marking compound?


#4

Oh man…that is sharp!
(ba-dump-bump)


#5

I’m gonna guess that was without any marking compound, but @macphee is beta user who can’t answer questions about the cool stuff they post.


#6

I do believe I remember a discussion where titanium could be etched all by itself. Or am I making things up? I often make things up.


#7

No, you are remembering correctly.
@Hirudin did a bunch of tests some time back, with mostly promising results… and also a significant, scary learning experience when he attempted cutting Ti foil using many multiple high-power passes.


#8

Looks really nice, I agree! I’ll ask you my questions when our NDA has lifted in the future :wink:


#9

Here’s that thread, for anyone who wants to take a looky-loo…