FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Q: HOW MUCH DOES ENGRAVING COST?

A: THE COST DEPENDS ON THE AMOUNT OF COVERAGE OF THE PIECE, THAT IS TO SAY HOW MUCH OF THE ITEM YOU WANT ENGRAVED.

 

Q: CAN YOU GIVE ME AN IDEA FOR THE COSTOF COVERAGE OF ENGRAVING?

A: YES AS A ROUGH GUIDE TO THE PRICE I WORK ON A PERCENTAGE OF COVERAGE OF ENGRAVING, HOWEVER PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR EXACT QUOTES;

25% coverage - starts at $300

50% coverage - starts at $500

75% coverage - starts at $700

100% coverage - starts at $900


Q: HOW ABOUT LONG BARREL GUNS AND RIFLES?

A: THESE VARY A LOT BUT AS ALWAYS FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME FOR A FREE QUOTE, HOWEVER AS A GUIDE PRICES START AT $300.


Q: WHAT IF I WANT TO HAVE MY NAME ENGRAVED ON A GUN?

A: PRICES WOULD START AT AROUND $40.


Q: HOW ABOUT A KNIFE WITH TWO BOLSTERS?

A: THESE WOULD START AT AROUND $100.

 

 

Q: DO YOU CHARGE BY THE HOUR OR BY THE JOB?

A: I ALWAYS CHARGE BY THE JOB, THAT WAY YOU KNOW EXACTLY HOW MUCH IT WILL COST YOU. FOR A PRICE QUOTE CONTACT ME.

 

 

Q: HOW LONG WILL MY ENGRAVING TAKE?

A: THIS REALLY DEPENDS ON HOW MUCH ENGRAVING YOU WANT DONE, HOW INTRICATE IT IS AND ANY SPECIAL REQUESTS. HOWEVER THE TURNAROUND TIME IS QUITE QUICK, DEPENDING ON MY WORKLOAD AS EACH JOB GETS MY FULL PERSONAL ATTENTION.

 

 

Q: IS IT LEGAL FOR ME TO SHIP FIREARMS AND WEAPONS TO YOU?

A: YES, I HAVE A FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSE AND AM VERY EXPERIENCED IN HANDLING AND SHIPPING ALL TYPES OF FIREARMS AND WEAPONS.

 

 

Q: WHAT TYPES OF FIREARMS WILL YOU NOT ENGRAVE?

A: I DO NOT WORK ON DAMASCUS STEEL, THE RESULTS ARE ALMOST ALWAYS DISAPPOINTING.

 

 

Q: WHAT TOOLS DO YOU USE TO ENGRAVE?

A: I USE A LINDSAY PALM ENGRAVER AND AN AIR DRIVEN TURBINE FOR BACKGROUNDS.

 

 

Q: YOUR PAINTINGS LOOK AMAZING, WHAT MEDIUM DO YOU USE?

A: I PAINT WITH OIL ON CANVAS.

 

 

Q: DO YOU CHARGE BY THE HOUR FOR YOUR ARTWORK?

A: I CHARGE BY THE JOB SO THERE ARE NO HIDDEN CHARGES, WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU PAY. FOR A FREE QUOTE CONTACT ME.

 

 

Q: WHAT ABOUT A FRAME FOR MY PAINTING?

A: I CAN FRAME YOUR PAINTING FOR YOU OR YOU CAN DO THIS YOURSELF, MY RATES ARE VERY COMPETITIVE AS THERE IS NO MIDDLE MAN, YOU DEAL DIRECT WITH ME.

 

 

Q: DON'T PAINTINGS TAKE FOREVER?

A: PAINTINGS CAN TAKE A LONG TIME BUT IN MY CASE I WORK ON EACH JOB UNTIL IT IS FINISHED, NO DISTRACTIONS, THAT WAY THEY TAKE LESS TIME THAN YOU WOULD THINK. YOU CAN ALWAYS CONTACT ME FOR A FREE ESTIMATE.

 

 

Q: WHAT IF I WANT SOMETHING SHIPPED TO ANOTHER STATE OR COUNTRY?

A: I WILL SHIP ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. CONTACT ME FOR FREE ESTIMATES.

 

 

Q: WHAT SHIPPING METHODS ARE AVAILABLE TO ME?

A: I WILL SHIP USING OF THE MOST POPULAR SERVICES, INSURANCE IS OBVIOUSLY STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. CONTACT ME FOR FREE QUOTES.

 

 

Q: WHAT PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?

A: I ACCEPT MONEY ORDERS OR PERSONAL CHECKS (CLEARANCE ALLOWING). IF IN ANY DOUBT, CONTACT ME.

 

 

Q: DO YOU REQUIRE FULL PAYMENT IN ADVANCE?

A: NO, A DEPOSIT IS ALL THAT IS REQUIRED.

 

 

Q: CAN YOU WORK FROM PHOTOGRAPHS?

A: YES, THE BETTER THE PHOTOGRAPH, THE BETTER THE RESULTS WILL BE. WORKING FROM A BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPH WILL GIVE LESS DETAILS THAN WORKING FROM A COLOR PHOTOGRAPH, SO IF YOU HAVE A COLOR ONE, SEND IT.