Something over 5000 bottles crossed my table(s) during 2017. It was an amazing march of every kind of wine and spirits imaginable. Mostly wine, but a fair amount of gin, rum, vodka, bourbon, scotch, and a few others. Tiny bottles from 187.5 ml…about 1 glass of 6 ounces….to 6 liter bottles; a 6 liter holds […]
It’s not a jug of wine or jelly beans. Many have no idea where to get it personalized for the ages. More about the process.
It was somewhat like the pianist being asked to play the banjo, but it all went quite well. Major brand. Major rules. Minor crowd. The brand restricted any personalization on their bottles to letters unadorned with even the simplest flourishes. Calligraphy was out of the question. You could say I was out of my element, […]
Engraved a few wine glasses and wine bottles. It all began 20 years ago! See the full story here. -Ken
Super-thin glasses hand-engraved with a #2 round diamond bur for fear a carbide would break them. VERY light touch. Top two lines of the chalice done with a #3 round carbide. Other lines with a #2 round carbide. Baselines drawn with a Sharpie Ultra Fine marker in an up-and-down adjustable gizmo that held the pen […]