Single point engraving cutter tip

  • US 7,032,586 B1
  • Filed: 02/08/2005
  • Issued: 04/25/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/17/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method of engraving an object by hand comprising:

  • Providing a cutter point having a linear shank having a top side, a bottom side, and a front cutting end;

    said front cutting end having the shape of a ‘

    V’

    as viewed from said front cutting end;

    at least two primary heel facets adjacent with said front cutting end and said bottom side;

    at least two secondary relief facets on said bottom side and running a distance along said bottom side for relieving said at least two primary heel facets in such a way that the only portion of said primary heel facets remaining is a narrow portion, adjacent to and substantially parallel to said front cutting end;

    attaching said linear shank to a handle;

    placing said handle in a human hand;

    setting said front cutting end on the surface of the object that is to be engraved; and

    forcing said front cutting end through the surface of the object, with a result of said cutter point cutting a ‘

    V’

    furrow on the surface of the object.

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