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The Best of Instructables Volume I by The editors at MAKE magazine and Instructables.com

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Etching Brass Plates

How I etched a decorative brass plate for my laptop lid

By Brian Tang

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Figure A: Would you like to come over to my desktop and see my etchings?

My brass etching method draws heavily from this instructable (www.instructables.com/id/Makeyour-own-Embossed-Business-Cards-using-Acid-E) and this website (steampunkworkshop.com/electroetch.shtml), so I thank the respective authors for their sterling work. There are many different ways of doing this, but when I was researching it, there weren’t many thorough tutorials, so this may still be useful for some people. If you’re interested, do scour the Internet and you’ll find a wealth ...

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