Making a Branding Iron, Part 1 The Stamp

In this video, which is part 1 of a 3 part series, I show how I made a logo for my soon-to-be side business and had it 3d printed in steel so that I could use it as a branding iron. In part 2 I'll make the mounting rod for the stamp and attach the stamp. In part 3 I'll make the handle, put everything together, and test it all out.

I got the idea for making a branding iron this way from this video:
https://youtu.be/7yo6hWKTo-g

I had this 3d printed in stainless steel using Shapeways.com:
https://www.shapeways.com

The 3d modeling program I used was a free program called 123D Design:
http://www.123dapp.com/design

Shapeways tutorials for 123D Design:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB1379Ylrc1r-UwRBcCEPpPNUfCG-f2qq

Rockler's branding iron service:
http://www.rockler.com/logo-branding-iron
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