Please note that Glendo offices will be closed for:
Christmas Holidays
— Closed at 12:00 PM CST (noon) on Wednesday, December 24, 2014.
— Open at 8:00 AM CST on Monday, December 29, 2014.

Please call to confirm shipping times for orders placed before December 20.
Any online orders or customer service messages sent during this time
will not be processed until offices reopen. (All times are CST/CDT)
As always, we appreciate your business. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!


Resource Library

Find helpful hints, tech tips, tutorials and more.



GRS LEGACY SERIES // Learn more about the GRS Legacy Series.

Engraving the Meek Squirrel with Jake Newell — Tool List & Download by GRS TOOLS
The GRS Legacy Series is a new video series to help further the art of engraving....

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What is the GRS Legacy Series? by GRS TOOLS
During the mid-20th century, a renaissance in hand engraving began to take place. Learning to hand engrave had always been difficult, and trade secrets were rarely shared....

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TUTORIALS // Learn engraving, stone setting, and more.

Traditional Graver Mounting Tutorial by D.J. GLASER
In the early 1990s, GRS invented the patented Quick Change (QC) graver holding system for power handpieces. ...

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Bulino Engraving: A Look at the Nicki Pendant by GRS TOOLS / ASHTON LUDDEN
Bulino (which means "graver" in Italian) engraving is a technique used by many engravers. Traditionally created by cutting very small lines or dots, some engravers may utilize a combination of both lines and dots in their work....

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Sharpening Traditional Onglette Gravers by MIKE CIRELLI
A quick how-to for sharpening onglette gravers....

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The “Volcano” Stone Setting Technique: Part 2 by D.J. GLASER
Follow along with Volcano Setting Part 2 to get inside this technique using an oval-shaped yellow sapphire set in stainless steel....

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TECH TIPS & TRICKS // Get useful technical tips, tricks, and helpful hints for using GRS products here.

Controlling Proper Mandrel Expansion with the GRS ID Ring Holder (#004-735)
The GRS ID Ring Holder (#004-735) is one of the best holders for working on rings. The sturdy steel frame uses a double expansion cone system designed to securely hold rings from the inside for secure stone setting and engraving. ...

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Optimizing GRS 901 Handpieces -- Includes Special Tips for Airtact Hand Control
In 2001, GRS introduced a new general purpose handpiece: the Model 901 (#004-901). It offers a wide range of power for engravers and jewelers in a compact size and ergonomic shape. The popularity of this handpiece is due to its versatility, ruggedness, and easy serviceability....

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The Care and Feeding of Diamond Wheels
Clean and care for your diamond wheels properly....

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Using Diamond Spray Correctly
This article explains how to use Diamond Spray through question and answer....

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REPAIR CENTER // Need your GRS machine serviced? Before you call, find out more about how we repair machines and parts and get a general estimate for your product.

General Estimate for Repairs
If you find your GRS machine isn't performing like it once did, it might be time for service or repair. Here you can find an outline of our in-house repair process and a general estimate* of repair cost for serviceable machines....

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Warranty, Repair and Registration
For the first two years GRS will repair or replace (at GRS’s option) any part that proves to be defective in material or workmanship. Products covered by other manufacturer’s guarantees / warranties are NOT included. DAMAGE CAUSED BY CONTAMINATED COMPRESSED AIR IS NOT COVERED BY THE WARRANTY....

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MANUALS // Find online product manuals and PDF downloads for GRS products.


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MSDS // All available Material Safety Data Sheets for GRS products.


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INTERNATIONAL DEALERS // Find an authorized GRS dealer closer to home.

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WEBSITE LINKS // Helpful links to websites outside GRS Tools, as well as some GRS-related sites.

Engraver's Cafe Forum Site: engraverscafe.com
Meet with other engravers and share your work on Sam Alfano's largest community forum for hand engravers.

FEGA Site: fega.com
Find out how you can be a part of the Firearms Engravers Guild of America (FEGA). Promoting the art of firearm engraving since 1981.

Hand Engraving Gallery Site: handengravinggallery.com
Find engraved work for sale and showcased.

Sam Alfano's iGraver Site: igraver.com
Contains dozens of tips and tutorials from professional engraver Sam Alfano.


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