You're welcome, guys, I'm so glad you like the tutorial!
The third link worked just fine. Very nice tutorial. I need to work harder at masking off areas that don't get a good coating of toner. The tips on sanding are also appreciated. I have been using steel wool to prepare the surface and it doesn't always result in good adhesion of the toner.
I think the sanding is a very important part of the process. Much people doing their first time etching don't pay attention to this part.
¡Muchas gracias Fernando! Y no te preocupas de tu Inglés
Ahora estoy pensando de un dibujo como los tuyos para un 'swell pedal' (el de Solderman) y un woolly mammoth. Sólo para probar tu técnica.
Valoosj, gracias por hablar en español! Eres nativo, aprendiste o usaste un diccionario? Haha.
Thanks for the tutorial Fernando, I'm downloading it as we speak. I yearn to produce etches like yours, it's one of my goals for next year.
EDIT: OK, just read the whole tutorial, you attention to detail is excellent. Your etches are so good that my mouth is literally watering. My GF thinks I'm odd for that.
Rick, just give it a try. It's so infinite as what you can design. Some persons think this techniques are limited... Maybe the colors are a limitation, but not the designs.. Just look at InsaneKane beautiful reverse-etchings... Because of that I incentivate you all to innovate applying your own ideas in the tutorial
Hey guys. Just want an opinion. Is it easy to etch an enclosure after you have drilled holes into it? I can imagine it isn't too different, I just want to know as I don't think ill be able to etch for a while but I want to get the pedal done soone.
You can do it by protecting the holes (after the hard sanding work) with masking tape. The difference is that you won't immerse the enclosure on the etchant, but you shed the etchant over the designs in drops very carefully, just protect the areas around the designs and all the parts of the enclosure that don't have designs.