Fig. 955 represents a diamond point tool much used by eastern tool makers.
A "dry point" plate is produced by drawing on a copper plate with a steel or diamond point, and without biting by acid.
On side a the subject is slightly sketched in with the diamond point.
This consists essentially of a piece of glass on which lines are ruled by a diamond point.
The diamond point chisel, Figs. 2171 and 2172, may be made in two ways.
He engraved a large number of elegant and original designs on steel, with a diamond point, for patent-medicine labels.
The diamond point is drawn along the inside of the cylinder and opens it out flat.
Astern, a diamond point against the darkening sky, Minot's Light shone.
To save the diamond point it might be possible to use something softer than ordinary glass as the material of the plate.
Sometimes the diamond point breaks half-way through the ruling, and a week's work is spoilt.