The Durable Industrial Marking Blog

Making a Touchmark

Posted by Matt Martin

Steel stamps are an ideal tool for making a touchmark because they offer a long-lasting, cost-effective tool which can be easily customized. Adding a touchmark is often one of the last steps in the creation process, so it is critical that the mark is made correctly. Over the years we’ve helped many artisans and craftspeople make their unique touchmark, and we’ve created a step by step guide for making the perfect touchmark.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Hand Held Marking Tools

Hand Stamps Used as Welding Inspection Tools

Posted by Matt Martin

Recently, a large international firm specializing in welding inspections found Durable Technologies through an internet search and reached out to us about using hand stamps as welding inspection tools.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Marking Tools and Supplies, Hand Stamps, Inspection Symbol Steel Hand Stamps, Testimonial

Custom Hand Stamp Applications

Posted by Matt Martin

Custom hand stamps, as an affordable and long-lasting customization tool, have a long history of allowing makers from a huge variety of industries to make their mark. Over the years we’ve helped a lot of companies, artisans, and makers customize hand stamps so that they can make exactly the mark they want in exactly the place they want to make it. We thought it might be nice to show off some of these talented people and their amazing work.

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Topics: Craftsman and Artisan, Hand Stamps, Hand Held Marking Tools

Making a Blacksmith Touchmark

Posted by Matt Martin

A blacksmith's touchmark is the final detail that pulls a project together. A touchmark identifies the artisan who created the item, allows the end user to see a glimpse of the personality of the items creator, and is a way for a blacksmith to distinguish their work. So how are blacksmith touchmarks made?

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Topics: Craftsman and Artisan, Steel Stamps and Dies, Hand Stamps

Custom Metal Stamps for Knives and Other Craft Metal Items

Posted by Matt Martin

As any parent of an 18-year-old boy knows, it is hard to find the right Christmas present for them. Katie Bradds in Nashville, TN came up with a unique gift idea for her son, Jackson, and the team at Durable Technologies helped make it happen.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Testimonial

A Quick Guide to Custom Steel Stamps

Posted by Matt Martin

Custom steel hand stamps make customization easy without complicated machinery or tools. Made from long-lasting, durable steel, our hand stamps are a versatile, easy way to make a custom mark.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Steel

Oowee Products: Custom Hand Stamps For Leather Products

Posted by Matt Martin

Oowee Products of Asheville, NC creates custom, hand-crafted, leather sleeves for mugs and other beer accessories. Recently, they partnered with a major brewer for a promotion of their product line at large events. Problem was, they wanted to be able to customize a stamped mark into the leather but didn't want to use a standard font. They were looking for a custom hand stamp letter set and that's where Durable Technologies came in.

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Topics: Hand Stamps, Testimonial

Custom Steel Hand Stamps For Rifles

Posted by Matt Martin

Allan Broughman owns Broughman Gun Shop in Covington, VA, and is a gun expert specializing in restoring guns and building custom rifles. For the last few years, Durable Technologies has been making custom steel hand stamps for him to mark his rifles.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Testimonial

The Versatility of Steel Hand Stamps

Posted by Matt Martin

Steel hand stamps allow for years of customization and long-lasting tracking marks to be made in nearly any material.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Inspection Stamps

Custom Metal Stamps

Posted by Matt Martin

From large stamps meant to leave maker's marks in metal to delicate hand stamps for jewelry creation, custom metal stamps come in all shapes and sizes.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps

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