Arts & Culture

One of the Country’s Finest Gun Engravers

A closer look at the craftsmanship of one of Lisa Tomlin
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Lisa Tomlin’s detail work

photo: Stacey Van Berkel

Lisa Tomlin with a Parker A-1 Special she engraved for a client

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Pencil impressions from a past engraving job

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Drawing on a shotgun receiver before starting work

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Tomlin takes hammer and chisel to the metal of her latest project

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One of the many knives Tomlin has engraved

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A collection of her chisels

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Dogwood flowers on a personalized trigger guard

photo: Stacey Van Berkel