Etching Metal with Your Silhouette Cameo Machine

[wp_ad_camp_3] I recently decided to make my purchase of the Chomas Etching Tool for my Silhouette Cameo. This is something I had known about for months but was debating whether or not to get it. I wasn't sure how well it would work...after all the machine is primarily known to cut paper and vinyl...(thin) materials...so how could it possibly engrave or etch metal. But a recent post I saw pop up in my feeds reinforced the idea this tool was something I had to get my hands on to test out for myself.What is a Chomas Etching Tool and what will it do?The engraving tip does not require any other special pieces to work. No special mats either, just use your original Silhouette mat.It will engrave or etch on pretty much anything you would normally cut! The tip is made of a very hard carbide. Works best on metal sheets, Core'dinations cardstock, acrylic,...