Engraver or rotary multi tool? Workstation or Plunge Router?


Engraver or rotary multi tool? Workstation or Plunge Router?

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Hello,  i need to engrave an area of 11mm of mild steel alloy with 3 letters to a depth of 0.5mm.   Any advice on what to use?  Some reviewers have suggested that a rotary tool gets more accurate results than the engraver.  And which attachment?  The workstation or the plunge router?  Advice would be really appreciated.  Thanks.
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I've do some engraving, then the workstation and didn't seem to have control by moving the piece to be engraved. Switched to the engraver, secured the piece and found I was better off with hand engraving. Haven't done much with metals except for brass. High speed round head bits worked with some practice. I'm a whittler of wood & id pieces with high speed diamond bits.
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