Reverse etched bronze with beveled edgeCustom jet cut and etched aluminum parts

Farris Engraving specializes in etched metal plaques for indoor and outdoor use. We etch a variety of sheet and plate stock including copper, brass, bronze, aluminum and stainless steel. Acid etching is ideal for reproducing fine details and halftone photographs. We offer custom shapes, paint fills and finishes. We welcome complex custom projects and large orders.



We stock and etch sheet and plate stock in C260 Brass, C220 Bronze, 410 Stainless, C110 Copper, and 6061 Aluminum. We also sell etched zinc, 300 series stainless and other etched metal products available through our vendors.

Finish and Paint Fill

Our standard finish is brushed satin. Our standard paint fill is Matthews satin black. Other finishes, patinas and custom Matthews paint fills are available.

Custom Shapes and Bevels

We offer rectangular and circular cut plates as a standard. We offer custom shapes and beveled edges at an additional cost.

Size limitations

We produce etched plaques in house up to 18"x24"x1/4." Etched plaques up to 36"x72" are also available.

Halftone Photographs and complex logos

We etch photographs up to 55 lpi and logos up to 1400 dpi.

Clear Coat

Our standard clear coat is a Nikolas outdoor lacquer for all etched plates. Matthews 2 part clear coat, powder coating and anodizing are custom options.

Etched Aluminum Etched Bronze Etched Brass Etched Stainless Steel Etched Copper