Member1 Posted November 25, 2014 Share Posted November 25, 2014 While I travel about I love to see things I have never seen before……. while strolling thru the National Technical Museum in Helsinger Denmark, the city known as the home of Shakespeare's Hamlet's castle. This was the case some years ago when I stumbled across picture files, no not a paper file with pictures but a metal file with a picture cut into the teeth……… for those that don't know files used to made by taking a piece of softened steel and chiseling the teeth in by hand. Using this special shaped hammer dozens of teeth could be cut per minute. If you change the angle of the chisel you change the way light hits the file showing a design. Here we have an artist file make who was amazing at this! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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