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I seen this immage of a chicken on a nest and thought I would try and trace it on paper with a pencil.

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I designed a holding device to hold the pencil but it will not float, so I built another that will fit the spindle and is spring assisted so it will float over uneven surfaces.

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A photo of the improved holder, I designed the tip to hold a lead from a pencil, a diamond tip or a carbide engraving tip.By the way, the spindle is not turning, turned off.

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This is a close up view of the engraved chicken, the material is a piece of bronze kick plate from a door.

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Another view, it was difficult to get a good clear photo without reflection. The chicken is about 1 ¼" tall by 1 ½" wide.

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Any way this was just a test to see if I could make a diamond engraving adjustable spring assisted tool. And yes they are available on line, it looked simple to make, so I built my own.

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Engraving on marble is something I wanted to try, and here I am using a carbide tip and the font is set to fill.

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It looks pretty good for a first attempt, if I wanted a deeper engraved image I would do another pass.

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