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D.O.G. Tags - Determination, Optimism & Gratitude

In every successful person you will find these three traits.  

determination, Optimism & Gratitude - without them you will never achieve your goals, get through the tough times & appreciate what you have.

 
 
EDM Cut Copper DOG Tag

EDM Cut Copper DOG Tag

Cutting the Copper

Using an EDM (electrical discharge machine) we cut these DOG Tags from an 1/8" sheet of copper.

 
Acid Etching

Acid Etching

Acid Etching

Using a laser printer we created the mask that was heat transferred onto the copper.  It was then added to a Ferric Acid bath that etched our design into the copper.

 
Polishing Up Nicely

Polishing Up Nicely

Making it Shiny

Lots and lots of hand sanding and then buffing with a Dremel & buffing compound.  It's finally starting to come together.