A&E May Article on Sandcarving Halftones

Create Artwork in Photoshop for Sandcarving Photos When it comes to sandcarving, successfully etched products stem from great artwork. Once the basics and best practices are mastered, the possibilities are endless. Following is a how-to guide in creating artwork for sandcarving photographs. Adobe Photoshop is the artwork program of choice along with RapidMask photoresist film […]

Color Filling Guide

Check out our basic guide to color filling. We walk you through how to get the most out of this process and how to expand your business to include this decorative finish on your sandcarved pieces. Here’s an excerpt from the article: “Charge more depending on how many colors used. Quick tip – $75.00 per […]

Magic of Sandcarving

Looking for a way to grow your business? Sandcarving is a logical extension of your current business. Sandcarving offers opportunity into numerous markets including fits, collectables, memorial, promotional products; and signage. From extremely fine detail to personalized characterization to multi-level deep carving, the possibilities with sand carving are virtually limitless. Read full article

Choosing The Right Sandcarver For Your Needs

Whether you are just starting out in sandcarving, adding a sandcarving process to an existing business or expanding to high-volume round-the-clock production, the right machine can determine success or failure for your sandcarving operation. So, how do you choose the right sandcarver for your needs? This basic introduction to sandcarving machinery will help you choose […]

Evolution of Sandcarving Cabinets

It is possible that the first sandblasters were fast-moving rivers or desert windstorms. Someone noticed the results and an idea was born. The first blast cabinets utilized “wet blasting” with the abrasive media suspended in water. Wet blasting cabinets provided simple abrasive containment that eliminated dust and enabled the abrasive to be recycled. But without […]

Buying The Right Air Compressor

There is a wide variety of sandcarving equipment used today, and each system has its pros and cons. It can be a challenge to choose an appropriate air compressor for self-contained sandcarving cabinets used primarily to produce artistic, one-of-a-kind, relatively low-production products using photoresist films. This guide will help you select an appropriate air compressor […]