Posted July 6, 2015 6:00 pm by Comments

By Robert Farago

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Regular readers will recall that I recently commissioned Master Engraver Otto Carter to engrave a Cabot 1911. Mr. Carter just emailed the above photo of the work in progress, revealing an example of the Aesthetic Style on the gun’s snout. He’s got a lot of work ahead of him – the gun will be adorned throughout. But he’s off and running. It’s all done with a Lindsay Airgraver. “It took a lot longer than I thought,” the Abilene Texas artist told TTAG . . .

“I guess about a day . . . There are parts of guns that I dread because their contours may be difficult. In this case, the dustcover is something of a pain in the butt. It’s rounded as well as being concave. Those can be challenging especially when you’re putting a geometric grid on it. I like to do the difficult pieces first and then I’m kinda freed-up.”

Looks good to me. You?

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