Combined Index of Articles (1975-Present)
Topics Alphabetical by "M"

M&M Engraving & Graphics

M&M Engraving & Graphics -- M & M Engraving & Graphics - Feb. 97 p. 27

Machine Adjustments

see Troubleshooting

Mackay, Louella

Jul. 01 p. 80

Maddalena, Al

Mar. 08 p. 66
Mar. 08 p. 66

MagnaGraver

engraving with -- Engraving With Power-Assist Tools - Feb. 94 p. 10

Magnifier

mounting on gooseneck lamp -- Mounting Lamp On Older TXs - Jul/Aug 75 p. 13
see Pocket Comparator

Mailbox Signs

Mailbox Signs -- Mailbox Signs - Mar/Apr 76 p. 17
making -- Mailbox Signs - Apr. 95 p. 18
marketing -- Mailbox Signs - Apr. 95 p. 18

Mailing Lists

compiling -- Plastics Sales Tips II - Nov/Dec 83 p. 18
statement stuffers -- Plastics Sales Tips II - Nov/Dec 83 p. 18

Maintenance, Computer

Maintenance Tips For Your Computer -- Maintenance Tips For Your Computer - Apr. 93 p. 36
upgrading video card -- Computer Running Slow? Here's a Tip - Sep. 15 p. 28

Maintenance, Engraving Machine

adjusting workholder -- Adjusting S-C Workholder - Jan/Feb 76 p. 30
cleaning workholder -- Maintenance: Engraving Workholder - Nov/Dec 75 p. 29
rotary spindle -- Maintenance: Rotary Spindle - Sep/Oct 75 p. 22
rotary spindle -- Spindle Care & Diagnostics - Jan/Feb 82 p. 22
see Trouble Shooting

Maintenance, Laser Engraving Machine

cabinet -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 2 - Mar. 12 p. 29
Caring For Your Laser -- Caring For Your Laser - Oct. 97 p. 12
cover & lamps -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 2 - Mar. 12 p. 29
cutting grid -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 2 - Mar. 12 p. 29
engraving quality tests -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 2 - Mar. 12 p. 29
exhaust & exhaust port -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 1 - Feb. 12 p. 8
fans -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 1 - Feb. 12 p. 8
heat sinks -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 2 - Mar. 12 p. 29
hinge supports -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 1 - Feb. 12 p. 8
Lazrclean -- Laser Engraving Tools - Jun. 11 p. 40
lens -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 1 - Feb. 12 p. 8
Maximizing Power -- Peak Power for Your Laser - Aug. 03 p. 28
mechanical components -- BtoB: Peak Power for Your Laser - Feb. 13 p. 12
mirrors -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 1 - Feb. 12 p. 8
movement mechanism -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 2 - Mar. 12 p. 29
optics -- BtoB: Peak Power for Your Laser - Feb. 13 p. 12
power performance -- BtoB: Peak Power for Your Laser - Feb. 13 p. 12
power, measuring -- BtoB: Peak Power for Your Laser - Feb. 13 p. 12
replacing the tube -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 2 - Mar. 12 p. 29
Servicing Tips -- Basic Tips for Servicing Your Laser - Jul. 08 p. 10
table cleaning -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 1 - Feb. 12 p. 8
table level -- Laser Maintenance 101: Part 1 - Feb. 12 p. 8

Maintenance, Trophy Typewriters (Automark)

Trophy Lettering Typewriter -- Trophy Lettering Typewriter - May/Jun 78 p. 30

Maker Movement

introduction to -- The Maker Movement - Oct. 17 p. 29
PP: The Maker Movement -- PP: The Maker Movement - Oct. 17 p. 5

Manufacturer Nameplates

selling -- Selling Industrial Nameplates - Mar/Apr 85 p. 20

Marble

Laser Engraving -- Laser Engraving Marble & Granite - Apr. 10 p. 10
Laser Marking -- Laser Marking Difficult Substrates - Jun. 02 p. 16
origin of -- Marble Gifts & Awards - Apr. 94 p. 18
origin of -- Marble: A Classic Material - Feb. 93 p. 11
products -- Marble Gifts & Awards - Apr. 94 p. 18
products -- Marble: A Classic Material - Feb. 93 p. 11
products -- Stone Awards & Gifts - Nov. 95 p. 8
products -- Stone Awards & Gifts - Jan. 01 p. 12

Marble, Cultured

color filling -- Qs & As About Color Filling/1990 - Sep/Oct 90 p. 23
manufacturing method -- Cultured Marble - Dec. 93 p. 20
products -- Cultured Marble - Dec. 93 p. 20

Marbloy

color filling -- Engraving/Color Filling Marbloy - Jul/Aug 75 p. 7
engraving -- Engraving/Color Filling Marbloy - Jul/Aug 75 p. 7

Margins

balance -- Visual Imbalances I - Nov/Dec 87 p. 24
centering within -- Visual Aspects Of Engraving - Nov/Dec 90 p. 28
centering within -- Visual Imbalances III - Mar/Apr 88 p. 16
for balanced layout -- Visual Imbalances II - Jan/Feb 88 p. 22
in contemporary signage -- Contemporary Signage II - Mar/Apr 78 p. 6
on badges -- Badges: Selecting Size - Jan/Feb 78 p. 32
plate -- Plaque Layout I - Nov/Dec 82 p. 14
types of -- Visual Imbalances III - Mar/Apr 88 p. 16
visual -- Visual Imbalances I - Nov/Dec 87 p. 24

Margins, Sign & Plate

above-center adjustment -- Layout: Proportional Margins - Sep/Oct 81 p. 35
inappropriate margins -- Layout: Proportional Margins - Sep/Oct 81 p. 35
percent margins -- Layout: Proportional Margins - Sep/Oct 81 p. 35
plate holder effects -- Layout: Proportional Margins - Sep/Oct 81 p. 35
sign proportion -- Layout: Proportional Margins - Sep/Oct 81 p. 35

Marketing Engraving

Basket Splints -- Niche Engraving Markets Pt. 2 - Jan. 06 p. 41
Ceramic Tile -- Laser Engraving Tile Made Easy - Oct. 02 p. 48
Clock faces -- Niche Engraving Markets Pt. 2 - Jan. 06 p. 41
Flashlights -- Niche Engraving Markets Pt. 2 - Jan. 06 p. 41
Glass & Crystal Products -- Crystal, Glass & Sandcarving Pt. 1 - Nov. 08 p. 10
industrial engraving -- Engraving For Industry - Jan/Feb 91 p. 30
Key chains -- Niche Engraving Markets Pt. 2 - Jan. 06 p. 41
laser -- Marketing Laser Products & Services - Aug. 02 p. 42
laser engraving markets -- 14 Laser Markets - Jan. 12 p. 7
Marketing Awards Shops -- A Retailer's View on Marketing - Aug. 07 p. 26
Marketing Awards Shops -- A Retailer's View on Marketing - Aug. 07 p. 26
new markets -- New Engraving Markets - Oct. 92 p. 26
niche markets -- 11 EQ ADV.: Niche Markets - Oct. 11 p. 19
niche markets -- Engraving in Aeronautics - Apr. 13 p. 26
niche markets -- Niche Markets - Nov. 96 p. 15
Online Marketing -- Going Online Part 2 - Jan. 08 p. 32
product ideas for plastic -- What To Do With a Sheet of Plastic - Jun. 12 p. 21
Sales & Markets -- Markets for Engravers - Mar. 07 p. 49
sample plates -- Sample Engraving Plates - Aug. 00 p. 22
see specific items
Stencils -- Niche Engraving Markets Pt. 2 - Jan. 06 p. 41
to the trade -- Engraving For The Trade - Jul/Aug 87 p. 18
to the trade -- Engraving Services For The Trade - May 95 p. 30
to travel industry -- Tour & Travel Industry - Aug. 94 p. 24
Unusual Markets -- Unusual Markets - Nov/Dec 86 p. 30

Marketing Plastics

advertising -- Plastics Sales Tips I - Sep/Oct 83 p. 14
badges with logos -- Logos Sell More Badges - May/Jun 85 p. 20
finding new customers -- Plastics Sales Tips I - Sep/Oct 83 p. 14
labeling products -- Plastics Sales Tips I - Sep/Oct 83 p. 14
product ideas -- What To Do With a Sheet of Plastic - Jun. 12 p. 21
sales techniques -- Plastics Sales Tips II - Nov/Dec 83 p. 18
wholesale -- Plastics Sales Tips I - Sep/Oct 83 p. 14

Marketing, General

2000 Marketing Calendar -- 2000 Marketing Calendar - Jan. 00 p. 30
add-on sales -- Add-On Sales - Jun. 99 p. 10
B2B Advertising -- Best Practices in B2B Advertising - Aug. 09 p. 44
Badges, ID Plates and Signs -- 08 M&S ADV: Marketing Meat-and-Pota - Jun. 08 p. 15
Bronzed Awards -- Bronzing: Memorable Awards in Metal - Nov. 08 p. 27
Build Your Business -- 10 Marketing Strat to Build Busines - Apr. 03 p. 41
Catalogs -- Making the Sale: Bypassing Corp. HQ - Feb. 06 p. 48
catalogs, dealer -- Dealer Catalogs - Aug. 11 p. 8
combining equipment capabilities -- Mix 'n Match Gives You the Edge - Feb. 18 p. 34
community involvement -- The Markting Challenge - Oct. 12 p. 39
competing with mega-retailers -- Competing With the Mega-Retailers - Apr. 15 p. 7
corporate sales -- Attracting Corporate Clients - Oct. 99 p. 10
customer service -- Competing With the Mega-Retailers - Apr. 15 p. 7
Direct Mail -- Bullseye Marketing w/Direct Mail - Dec. 09 p. 109
finding a market -- Turning Hometown Pride Into Profits - Jan. 01 p. 16
finding customers -- Finding & Keeping Customers - Jun. 95 p. 28
First Impressions -- Pressing Matters 1st Impressions - Jan. 03 p. 61
generating referrals -- Let Your Customers Sell For You - Nov. 96 p. 24
Good Customer Relations -- Personal Contact: & Custmr Relation - Jan. 01 p. 36
holiday gifts -- Gifts for the Holidays - Sep. 10 p. 14
Holiday Sales -- E-commerce Guide to Holiday Sales - Sep. 06 p. 32
How to Sell Sublimation -- Strategic Selling - Jan. 03 p. 49
Large Organizations -- Making the Sale: Bypassing Corp. HQ - Feb. 06 p. 48
laser engraving markets -- 14 Laser Markets - Jan. 12 p. 7
market research -- Market Research: Worth The Effort - Jan. 99 p. 10
Marketing Tips -- Business Builder Success Tips - Apr. 07 p. 56
marketing tips -- Quality Products & Good Marketing - Mar. 18 p. 7
marketing tips -- Ways to Market Your Award Business - Mar. 10 p. 10
merchandise displays -- Making The Most Of Displays - Dec. 00 p. 14
niche markets -- 11 EQ ADV.: Niche Markets - Oct. 11 p. 19
niche markets -- Engraving in Aeronautics - Apr. 13 p. 26
offer quality products -- Quality Products & Good Marketing - Mar. 18 p. 7
Online Marketing -- 07 Awards ADV-Going Online Part 1 - Oct. 07 p. 6
Online Marketing -- Going Online Part 2 - Jan. 08 p. 32
Online Strategies -- Online Marketing Strategies Part 2 - Feb. 09 p. 19
online tools -- Need Effective Marketing Tools? - Nov. 18 p. 27
personalization processes -- Competing With the Mega-Retailers - Apr. 15 p. 7
plastic products -- What To Do With a Sheet of Plastic - Jun. 12 p. 21
Promotional Products/Ad Specialties -- Promotional Products-Are They Right - Jan. 09 p. 31
promotions -- Competing With the Mega-Retailers - Apr. 15 p. 7
public speaking -- Promoting Through Public Speaking - May 99 p. 24
sales techniques -- How to Get Rid of a Sales Rep - Sep. 04 p. 56
say yes to customers -- Say Yes to Your Customer - Dec. 17 p. 26
Selling Yourself -- Making the Sale: Bypassing Corp. HQ - Feb. 06 p. 48
showroom -- Competing With the Mega-Retailers - Apr. 15 p. 7
spring marketing tips -- Spring Marketing Tips - Feb. 13 p. 3
Starting a New Business -- The Laser Shop - Apr. 07 p. 42
Sublimation -- Creating a Marketing Plan-Sub Biz - Feb. 04 p. 24
surveying customers -- Getting To Know Your Customers - Sep. 96 p. 27
techniques -- Guerrilla Marketing - Jun. 15 p. 17
tips for -- 8 Ways to Market Your Business - Sep. 10 p. 32
updating your business, tips for -- Spring Cleaning Your Business - Feb. 14 p. 23
via the Internet -- Prepare For Sales, The On-Line Way - Jun. 01 p. 16
website -- Competing With the Mega-Retailers - Apr. 15 p. 7
Websites -- 07 Awards ADV-Going Online Part 1 - Oct. 07 p. 6
Yellow Pages Ads -- Firing Up Your Yellow Pages Ads - Feb. 04 p. 59

Marketing, Online

catalogs, dealer -- Dealer Catalogs - Aug. 11 p. 8
creating an online store -- iPersonalyze: Online Products Store - Jul. 15 p. 26
Effective Websites -- 08 Awards Adv: Online Marketing Pt - Oct. 08 p. 15
Marketing Award Products -- Going Online Part 2 - Jan. 08 p. 32
see specific items
Strategies -- Online Marketing Strategies Part 2 - Feb. 09 p. 19
tools for -- Need Effective Marketing Tools? - Nov. 18 p. 27
Websites -- 07 Awards ADV-Going Online Part 1 - Oct. 07 p. 6

Marking Devices

die plate stamps -- Marking Devices I - Sep/Oct 78 p. 4
finding new customers -- Marking Devices VIII - Nov/Dec 79 p. 6
Marking Devices X -- Marking Devices X - Jul/Aug 80 p. 6
see Branding Machines
see Embossing Seals
see Numbering Machines
see Photopolymers
see Rubber Stamps
see Stamps, Mechanical Self-Inking
see Stamps, Pre-Inked
see Stamps, Steel Numbering
stencils -- see Sandblasting
stencils -- see Screen Printing

Marking Methods (Graphic)

comparative chart of processes -- Marking Methods II - Nov/Dec 82 p. 24
see Electronic Scanning Engraving
see Laser Engraving
see Photoetching
see Photometal
see Photosensitive Materials
see Screen Printing
see Sublimating Dye Transfer

Marking Methods (Mechanical)

comparative chart of processes -- Marking Methods I - Sep/Oct 82 p. 16
see Computerized Engraving
see Constant Data Machine
see Hot Stamping
see Metal Typewriter
see Pantograph Engraving
see Sandblasting

Marsden Trophies, Ltd.

Marsden Trophies -- Marsden Trophies, Ltd. - Sep/Oct 81 p. 18

Mart Trophy Company

Mart Trophy Co. -- Mart Trophy Co. - Jan/Feb 81 p. 12

Martial Arts Awards

marketing -- Martial Arts Awards - Nov. 93 p. 30
what's available -- Martial Arts Awards - Nov. 93 p. 30

Master Copy Type

Jul/Aug 77 p. 32
care of -- Prolonging The Life Of Master Type - Jun. 00 p. 22
care of -- Why Type Wears - Jan/Feb 76 p. 7
checking for wear -- Shaky Pantograph I - Jul/Aug 85 p. 18
checking for wear -- Shaky Pantograph II - Sep/Oct 85 p. 32
damaged -- Prolonging The Life Of Master Type - Jun. 00 p. 22
damaged -- Why Type Wears - Jan/Feb 76 p. 7
lubrication -- Trophy Engraving Tips/Shortcuts II - Mar/Apr 82 p. 26
lubrication -- Why Type Wears - Jan/Feb 76 p. 7
making "Quick Type" -- Tips For Increasing Production - Aug. 95 p. 19
measurement -- Basic Character Measurement - Sep. 02 p. 34
preventing wear -- 10 Helpful Tips For Engravers - Apr. 97 p. 20
preventing wear -- Tips From Pros May/June 1991 - May/Jun 91 p. 23
selection -- see Type Selection, Master Copy
worn -- Why Type Wears - Jan/Feb 76 p. 7

Master Templates

Jul/Aug 78 p. 31
artwork & enlargements for -- Custom Master Templates II - Nov/Dec 86 p. 14
artwork -- Making Master Templates I - Jan/Feb 76 p. 10
artwork -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
calculating cutter path -- Making Master Templates II - Mar/Apr 76 p. 8
cardboard outline technique -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
circular lettering -- Making Master Templates IV - Jul/Aug 76 p. 22
composite -- Control Panel Methodology - Nov/Dec 79 p. 12
custom -- Custom Master Templates I - Sep/Oct 86 p. 18
cutter for -- Making Master Templates I - Jan/Feb 76 p. 10
cutter for -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
cutter path for routout -- Custom Master Templates III - Jan/Feb 87 p. 18
drafting pantograph for enlarging artwork -- Making Master Templates I - Jan/Feb 76 p. 10
drafting tools -- Making Master Templates I - Jan/Feb 76 p. 10
enlargement -- Making Master Templates I - Jan/Feb 76 p. 10
etching -- Making Master Templates I - Jan/Feb 76 p. 10
for control panels -- see Control Panels
for hole cutting -- Control Panel Methodology - Nov/Dec 79 p. 12
for hole cutting -- see Hole & Disc Cutting
for multi-line letters -- Making Master Templates II - Mar/Apr 76 p. 8
for outline engraving -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
for profiling -- Making Master Templates II - Mar/Apr 76 p. 8
for profiling -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
for surface engraving -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
hand cutting -- Custom Master Templates IV - Mar/Apr 87 p. 24
holding on machine -- Tips From Pros Jul/Aug 1987 - Jul/Aug 87 p. 34
irregular lettering -- Making Master Templates IV - Jul/Aug 76 p. 22
lettering on -- Making Master Templates IV - Jul/Aug 76 p. 22
line drawing -- Making Master Templates I - Jan/Feb 76 p. 10
line drawing -- Making Master Templates II - Mar/Apr 76 p. 8
line drawings for -- Custom Master Templates III - Jan/Feb 87 p. 18
lubricating -- Making Master Templates I - Jan/Feb 76 p. 10
lubricating -- Making Master Templates II - Mar/Apr 76 p. 8
making -- Custom Master Templates IV - Mar/Apr 87 p. 24
making -- Making Master Templates - Jan/Feb 79 p. 24
making -- see Gravermeister
master copy type for -- Making Master Templates IV - Jul/Aug 76 p. 22
master templates for badge/sign re-orders -- Tips From Pros June 1996 - Jun. 96 p. 29
master templates for common phrases -- Tips From Pros May/June 1991 - May/Jun 91 p. 23
master templates for common phrases -- Trophy Engraving Tips/Shortcuts II - Mar/Apr 82 p. 26
master templates for graphics -- Tips From Pros June 1996 - Jun. 96 p. 29
materials for -- Shortcuts To Success - Mar/Apr 80 p. 8
matte board -- Marking Devices VII - Sep/Oct 79 p. 28
mounting to beveled blanks -- Straight Answers - Nov/Dec 79 p. 28
normal lettering -- Making Master Templates IV - Jul/Aug 76 p. 22
ornamental design -- see Ornamental Design Templat
overview of -- Custom Master Templates I - Sep/Oct 86 p. 18
reduction ratio -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
securing to worktable -- Tips From Pros Jan/Feb 1989 - Jan/Feb 89 p. 20
see Watches, Presentation, templates for engraving
see Wood Signs, templates for
signature -- Marking Devices VII - Sep/Oct 79 p. 28
standard wording -- Production Award Engraving - Jul/Aug 77 p. 14
storage of -- Straight Answers - Mar/Apr 80 p. 28
touching-up enlargement -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
tracing lines -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20
types of -- Custom Master Templates I - Sep/Oct 86 p. 18
ultimate reduction ratio -- Making Master Templates II - Mar/Apr 76 p. 8
ultimate reduction ratio -- Making Master Templates III - May/Jun 76 p. 20

Master Templates, Circles & Ovals On

circle engraving device for -- Making Master Templates V - Nov/Dec 76 p. 20
circle template for -- Making Master Templates V - Nov/Dec 76 p. 20
ellipse template for -- Making Master Templates V - Nov/Dec 76 p. 20
oval engraving device for -- Making Master Templates V - Nov/Dec 76 p. 20

Master Templates, Optical Tracing In Making

see Optical Tracing

Master Templates, Photopolymer

advantages of -- Photopolymer Templates - Jul/Aug 81 p. 14
artwork -- Photopolymer Templates - Jul/Aug 81 p. 14
dyeing templates for improved visibility -- Tips From Pros Jul/Aug 1987 - Jul/Aug 87 p. 34
equipment & supplies for overview of -- Photopolymer Templates - Jul/Aug 81 p. 14
template groove configurations -- Photopolymer Templates - Jul/Aug 81 p. 14
template making procedure -- Photopolymer Templates - Jul/Aug 81 p. 14

Mastermark

Mastermark -- Mastermark - Nov/Dec 82 p. 22

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

What Is An MSDS? -- What Is An MSDS? - Dec. 98 p. 10

Materials & Supplies

Alpha Sublimation Cartridges -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
AlumaMark -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Aluminum -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Braille -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Brass -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Conde Sublimation Essentials -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Crooked Creek Corian -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Gravograph -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Gravograph Modular Sign Frames -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Gravograph's Gravo-Tac -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Horizons AlumaMark -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Identification Plates LaserFrost -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Innovative Plastics -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Innovative Plastics 100 Stock Selections -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisor - Jun. 06 p. 6
Johnson Plastics-One Stop Shopping -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
LAMA -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Laser -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Laserable Metal -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
LaserFrost -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
LaserSketch Sand Carving Materials -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Magic novelty Badge Findings -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Magnetic Materials -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Manufacturer's & Their Materials -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Marco Sublimation Supplies -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
material ordering tips -- 11 M&S ADV: Figuring The Job - 11 M&S ADV p. 21
Nova Chrome Sublimation Sign System -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Panterials Materials -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Pella Hot Stamping Dies -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Phenolic -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Plastic -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Plastic-Plus Sheet, Blanks & Accessories -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisor - Jun. 06 p. 6
Rayzist Awards & Gifts -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Rotary -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Rowmark -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Rowmark Engravable Sheet Stock -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Scott -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Self Adhesive -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Smoke-Wood LaserDarc -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
Stainless Steel -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Sublimation -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Tower Ribbon Aluminum & Brass -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
ULS Laserable Materials -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6
What's New -- What's New in Materials & Supplies - Jun. 07 p. 16
Wood -- 06 M&S Adv:Engraving Matls Checklst - Jun. 06 p. 13
Xenetech Vises & Jigs -- 06 Materials & Supplies Advisory - Jun. 06 p. 6

Matrix, Rubber Stamp

see Rubber Stamps, matrix for

Matte Board Template

see Master Templates
see Wood Signs

Mcknight, Wayne

Wayne McKnight -- Wayne McKnight - Oct. 14 p. 54

Measuring

character height -- Basic Character Measurement - May/Jun 90 p. 30
Character Height -- Basic Character Measurement - Sep. 02 p. 34
Character Height -- BtoB: Basic Character Measurement - Mar. 10 p. 36
converting inches to points -- Basic Character Measurement - May/Jun 90 p. 30
converting points to inches -- Basic Character Measurement - May/Jun 90 p. 30
cutters -- see Cutter Measuring
see Pocket Comparator

Measuring Tools

Basic Character Measurement -- Basic Character Measurement - May/Jun 90 p. 30
center finding ruler -- Using a Center Finding Ruler - Apr. 11 p. 29
Character Measurement -- BtoB: Basic Character Measurement - Mar. 10 p. 36
for every shop -- The "Scoop" on Accessories Part 1 - Feb. 18 p. 25
Measuring -- Basic Character Measurement - Sep. 02 p. 34
see Dial Indicator
see Feeler Gauge
see Micrometer

Medalcraft, Inc.

Medalcraft -- Medalcraft, Inc. - Mar/Apr 84 p. 18

Medallic Products

customers for -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
manufacturing methods -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
marketing -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
personalization techniques -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
what's available -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7

Medals, Award

abbreviating words on -- Award Medals II - Nov/Dec 77 p. 50
accessories -- Custom Medallic Products - Apr. 94 p. 8
accessories for -- Award Medals I - Sep/Oct 77 p. 18
accessories for -- Engraving Award Medals III - Jul/Aug 87 p. 20
blackening letters on -- Award Medals II - Nov/Dec 77 p. 50
cases for -- Options In Memorabilia Cases - Oct. 96 p. 30
computer engraving -- Engraving Medals By Computer - May 95 p. 22
custom -- Award Medals I - Sep/Oct 77 p. 18
custom -- Custom Medallic Products - Apr. 94 p. 8
customers for -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
display accessories -- Showcasing Medallic Products - Jun. 95 p. 8
fabrication -- Make The Most Of Medallics - Jun. 00 p. 26
holding & engraving -- Engraving Award Medals - Sep. 92 p. 24
holding & engraving -- Engraving Award Medals Easily - Dec. 99 p. 12
holding & engraving -- Engraving Award Medals II - May/Jun 87 p. 14
holding -- Award Medals II - Nov/Dec 77 p. 50
holding -- Breaking In An Award Engraver - May/Jun 77 p. 16
holding -- Engraving Medals By Computer - May 95 p. 22
holding -- Mold & Hold Fixture - May/Jun 89 p. 28
holding -- Trophy Engraving Tips/Shortcuts I - Jan/Feb 82 p. 24
manufacturing methods -- Award Medals Overview - Jul/Aug 92 p. 28
manufacturing methods -- Custom Medallic Products - Apr. 94 p. 8
manufacturing methods -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
marketing -- Custom Medallic Products - Apr. 94 p. 8
marketing -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
marketing -- Make The Most Of Medallics - Jun. 00 p. 26
marking with typewriter -- Straight Answers - Sep/Oct 79 p. 22
medallion & frame style -- Award Medals I - Sep/Oct 77 p. 18
oxidizing -- Engraving Award Medals - Sep. 92 p. 24
oxidizing -- Engraving Award Medals Easily - Dec. 99 p. 12
oxidizing -- Engraving Award Medals II - May/Jun 87 p. 14
personalization techniques -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
personalizing -- Make The Most Of Medallics - Jun. 00 p. 26
recessing in plaque -- Recessing A Medallion - Mar. 96 p. 24
sizes available -- Award Medals I - Sep/Oct 77 p. 18
stock vs. custom designs -- Award Medals Overview - Jul/Aug 92 p. 28
types of -- Engraving Award Medals I - Mar/Apr 87 p. 11
types of -- The Awards Arena - Aug. 02 p. 10
unique -- Unique & Unusual Awards - Mar/Apr 88 p. 18
what's available -- Expanding with Medallics - May 15 p. 7
what's available -- Make The Most Of Medallics - Jun. 00 p. 26
wording for -- Engraving Award Medals - Sep. 92 p. 24
wording for -- Engraving Award Medals I - Mar/Apr 87 p. 11

Medical Alert Jewelry

engraving etiquette -- Medical ID Jewelry - Feb. 94 p. 26
marketing -- Medical ID Jewelry - Feb. 94 p. 26
see Identification Bracelets

Melamine Engraving Stock

manufacturing -- Melamine Engraving Laminate - Sep/Oct 76 p. 29
preventing warpage -- Melamine Engraving Laminate - Sep/Oct 76 p. 29
properties -- Melamine Engraving Laminate - Sep/Oct 76 p. 29
see Phenolic
storage -- Melamine Engraving Laminate - Sep/Oct 76 p. 29
trends in -- Trends In Engraving Material - Dec. 92 p. 14

Melting

see Cutting Problems
see Key Caps, Plastic

Memorabilia Cases

what's available -- Options In Memorabilia Cases - Oct. 96 p. 30

Memorial Awards

wording on -- Plaque Messages IV - Jul. 95 p. 19

Memorials & Memorial Gifts

marketing -- Making the Most of Memorial Markets - Nov. 17 p. 31
marketing -- The Market for Memorial Products - Nov. 14 p. 16
products -- Making the Most of Memorial Markets - Nov. 17 p. 31
products -- The Market for Memorial Products - Nov. 14 p. 16
products -- The Wide World of Awards - May 14 p. 6
selling -- The Wide World of Awards - May 14 p. 6

Merback Award Company

Merback Award Company -- Merback Award Company - Oct. 93 p. 20

Metal Badges

see Badges, Metal

Metal Graphics

see specific headings

Metal Items, Repairing

see Repairing Damaged Hollowware

Metal Labels

see Photosensitive Materials

Metal Nameplates

Cutting -- BtoB: Shearing Metal Plates - Nov. 05 p. 52
fabricating -- Metal Nameplates: Make Or Buy? - May/Jun 77 p. 34
fabricating options -- Metal Nameplates - Aug. 98 p. 22
lithography -- Metal Nameplates: Make Or Buy? - May/Jun 77 p. 34
marking methods -- Metal Nameplates - Aug. 98 p. 22
multicolor -- Jackson's Gedacolor System - Nov. 98 p. 26
pre-cut -- Options In Pre-Cut Plates - Aug. 96 p. 12
selling -- Metal Nameplates - Aug. 98 p. 22
what's available -- Metal Nameplates - Aug. 98 p. 22
Where to Begin -- BtoB:Cleaning Tech P.2 Uncoated Met - Jan. 06 p. 50

Metal Polishes

Award Glo -- Handy Tools & Gadgets - May 97 p. 28
Clean Engravable Jewelry/Gifts -- Clean Engravable Jewelry/Gifts - Jul/Aug 85 p. 22
Cleaning Uncoated Metals -- Cleaning Techniques Part 2 - Jun. 99 p. 20
Repairing Damaged Hollowware II -- Repairing Damaged Hollowware II - Jan/Feb 80 p. 22

Metal Stamping

see Typewriter, Trophy Lettering (Automark)
see Typewriter, Trophy Marking (Imperial)

Metal Typewriter

vs. other methods -- Marking Methods I - Sep/Oct 82 p. 16

Metallic Engraving Plastics

see Engraving Stock, Micro-Surface

Metallic Waxes

see Color Filling

Metalphoto Process

Graphic Images: Inside Metal -- Graphic Images: Inside Metal - Jul/Aug 77 p. 34

Metals, Rotary Engraving

carbide vs. high speed steel cutters -- Rotary Cuts In Metal - Mar/Apr 82 p. 16
coolants & lubricants -- BtoB: Rotary Engraving Metals - May 14 p. 24
coolants -- Rotary Cuts In Metal - Mar/Apr 82 p. 16
cutters -- BtoB: Rotary Engraving Metals - May 14 p. 24
cutters -- Rotary Engraving Metals - Mar. 98 p. 14
cutting speed -- Rotary Cuts In Metal - Mar/Apr 82 p. 16
deep cuts -- BtoB: Rotary Engraving Metals - May 14 p. 24
lubricants & coolants -- Rotary Engraving Metals - Mar. 98 p. 14
rout & drag -- Rout And Drag Engraving - Aug. 99 p. 20
speeds & feeds -- BtoB: Rotary Engraving Metals - May 14 p. 24
speeds & feeds -- Rotary Engraving Metals - Mar. 98 p. 14
stainless steel -- Engraving Stainless Steel - Nov/Dec 89 p. 15
technique -- 4 Ways To Engrave Metal - Sep/Oct 88 p. 30
technique -- 4 Ways to Rotary Engrave Metal - May 16 p. 27
technique -- What Works: Metal & Marking - Sep. 02 p. 8
tips & techniques -- BtoB: Rotary Engraving Metals - May 14 p. 24
troubleshooting -- BtoB: Rotary Engraving Metals - May 14 p. 24
troubleshooting -- Rotary Engraving Metals - Mar. 98 p. 14
types of -- The "Scoop" on Metal - Mar. 16 p. 7

Metals, Trophy & Engraving

aluminum -- Guide To Engraving Materials - May 98 p. 14
aluminum -- Metals For Engraving - Nov. 94 p. 18
aluminum -- Trophy & Engraving Metals Update - Sep/Oct 88 p. 28
aluminum -- Trophy/Engraving Metals - Jul/Aug 78 p. 16
brass -- Guide To Engraving Materials - May 98 p. 14
brass -- Metals For Engraving - Nov. 94 p. 18
brass -- Trophy & Engraving Metals Update - Sep/Oct 88 p. 28
brass -- Trophy/Engraving Metals - Jul/Aug 78 p. 16
buying considerations -- Metals For Engraving - Nov. 94 p. 18
colored aluminum -- New Engraving Materials - Sep. 12 p. 7
exterior -- Exterior Sign Materials - Jul. 18 p. 8
guide to -- What Works: Metal & Marking - Sep. 02 p. 8
laser engraving -- The "Scoop" on Metal - Mar. 16 p. 7
laserable -- Guide To Engraving Materials - May 98 p. 14
laserable -- Lasering Metal With A CO2 Laser - Oct. 99 p. 16
material ordering tips -- 11 M&S ADV: Figuring The Job - 11 M&S ADV p. 21
PrintShop Pro Layout program -- Tackling Trophy Plates - Jul. 03 p. 36
rotary engraving -- The "Scoop" on Metal - Mar. 16 p. 7
sparkle metal -- New Engraving Materials - Sep. 12 p. 7
steel -- Trophy & Engraving Metals Update - Sep/Oct 88 p. 28
steel -- Trophy/Engraving Metals - Jul/Aug 78 p. 16
sublimation -- Guide To Engraving Materials - May 98 p. 14
sublimation -- The "Scoop" on Metal - Mar. 16 p. 7
sublimation -- Trophy & Engraving Metals Update - Sep/Oct 88 p. 28
weatherable black aluminum -- New Engraving Materials - Sep. 12 p. 7

Methylene Chloride

see Solvent Welding

Micarta

see Melamine Engraving Stock

Micrometer (Measuring)

for checking material thickness -- Working Without Depth Nose - Nov/Dec 85 p. 12
for measuring -- Working Without Depth Nose - Nov/Dec 85 p. 12
outside -- Handy Tools & Gadgets - May/Jun 88 p. 24

Micrometer Stop

for setting cutting depth -- Working Without Depth Nose - Nov/Dec 85 p. 12

Microscope, Cutter Measuring

see Cutter, Optical Measurement Of

Microsurface Engraving Stocks

see Engraving Materials
see Engraving Stock, Microsurface
what's new -- Trends in Engraving Materials - Apr. 04 p. 48

Microsurface Plastic Engraving

Calligragraphic Engraving -- Calligragraphic Engraving - Jan/Feb 83 p. 26

Miller, Calvin

Nov. 99 p. 70

Miller, Sue

Jun. 08 p. 46

Milling Machine

Scripta CN900 -- Scripta's CN900 Engraving System - May/Jun 85 p. 14

Minting

dies for -- Art Of Minting I - Jan/Feb 78 p. 16
hand engraving dies -- Art Of Minting II - May/Jun 78 p. 22

Mirrors

awards with -- Beveled Glass & Mirrors - Jul. 94 p. 10
lasering -- Laser Engraving Glass - Oct. 10 p. 8
mirrored acrylic -- Mirrored Acrylic Products - Nov. 97 p. 22
sandblasting -- Sandblasting Glass III - Jan. 98 p. 26
sandblasting -- Sandblasting Mirrors - Dec. 93 p. 12

Misengravings, Repairing

see Repairing Damaged Hollowware

Modular Signs

module sizes -- Interior Modular Signage - Sep/Oct 76 p. 10
see Signage, Contemporary, modular signage in
sign framing systems -- A "Sign" of Profit - Sep. 11 p. 7
type of modules -- Interior Modular Signage - Sep/Oct 76 p. 10

Monarch Trophy Studio

Monarch Trophy Studio -- Monarch Trophy Studio - Jun. 14 p. 18

Money Clips

holding & engraving -- Engraving Money Clips - Jan. 97 p. 30

Monogram Etiquette

Art Of Monogramming -- Art Of Monogramming - May/Jun 94 p. 19
Beginner's Guide/Monograms -- Beginner's Guide/Monograms - Nov/Dec 81 p. 24
coats of arms -- Jewelry/Gift Eng #2 Initials - Mar. 04 p. 60
Jewelry & Gift Engraving -- BtoB-Engraving Etiquette Part 2 - Dec. 08 p. 40
Jewelry/Gift Etiquette II -- Jewelry/Gift Etiquette II - Sep/Oct 82 p. 22
Monogramming Etiquette -- Monogramming Etiquette - Jul/Aug 75 p. 1
using initials & monograms -- BtoB: Using Initials & Monograms - Jun. 16 p. 37
Using Initials/Monograms -- Using Initials/Monograms - Jan/Feb 86 p. 12

Monogram Pins

holding -- Breaking In A Jewelry Engraver - May/Jun 76 p. 15
holding -- Jewelry Holding III - Jul/Aug 83 p. 28

Monograms

basics -- BtoB: Monogramming 101 - Mar. 02 p. 54
computer engraving -- Making Computer Monograms - Oct. 96 p. 18
engraving -- Art Of Monogramming - May/Jun 94 p. 19
etiquette -- BtoB: Monogramming 101 - Mar. 02 p. 54
etiquette -- BtoB: Using Initials & Monograms - Jun. 16 p. 37
etiquette of -- see Monogram Etiquette
hand engraved -- Shading Monograms - Nov/Dec 75 p. 3
interlocking -- Beginner's Guide/Monograms - Nov/Dec 81 p. 24
interlocking -- Jewelry/Gift Eng #2 Initials - Mar. 04 p. 60
interlocking -- Jewelry/Gift Etiquette II - Sep/Oct 82 p. 22
interlocking -- Shading Monograms - Nov/Dec 75 p. 3
interlocking -- Type Selection - Jan/Feb 81 p. 28
on door knockers -- Engraving Door Knockers - Mar/Apr 76 p. 28
on flatware -- Flatware Etiquette - Sep/Oct 75 p. 21
on pins -- Breaking In A Jewelry Engraver - May/Jun 76 p. 15
on wedding cake knives -- Engraving Wedding Cake Knives - Mar/Apr 76 p. 15
see Calligragraphic Engraving On Jewelry
shaded -- 10 Helpful Tips For Engravers - Apr. 97 p. 20
shaded -- Beginner's Guide/Monograms - Nov/Dec 81 p. 24
shaded -- Shading Monograms - Nov/Dec 75 p. 3
shaded -- Shading Technique - May/Jun 89 p. 32
shading -- BtoB: Monogramming 101 - Mar. 02 p. 54
two-letter -- Beginner's Guide/Monograms - Nov/Dec 81 p. 24
typestyles -- Art Of Monogramming - May/Jun 94 p. 19
typestyles -- Beginner's Guide/Monograms - Nov/Dec 81 p. 24

Monograms, Old English

diagonal -- Decorative Monograms: Old English - Jan/Feb 77 p. 14
diagonal -- Engraving Old English Monograms - Mar. 96 p. 32
horizontal -- Engraving Old English Monograms - Mar. 96 p. 32
stacked -- Decorative Monograms: Old English - Jan/Feb 77 p. 14
type for -- Decorative Monograms: Old English - Jan/Feb 77 p. 14
vertical -- Decorative Monograms: Old English - Jan/Feb 77 p. 14
vertical -- Engraving Old English Monograms - Mar. 96 p. 32

Morrison, Audrey

Jan. 94 p. 79

Morrison, Donald

May 98 p. 80

Mother's Day

displays -- Holiday Sales Tips IV - Jan/Feb 87 p. 28
marketing -- Holiday Sales Tips IV - Jan/Feb 87 p. 28
selling more -- Mother's Day Gifts - Mar/Apr 79 p. 6

Motor Belt

fixing Kantograph -- Tips From Pros Jan/Feb 1984 - Jan/Feb 84 p. 26

Motor Speed

see Cutting Speeds

Motor Speed Controllers

Better Cuts Through Speed Control -- Better Cuts Through Speed Control - Jan/Feb 80 p. 6
Cutting Speeds Updated -- Cutting Speeds Updated - Jul/Aug 82 p. 30

Mounting Plates

see Tape, Double-Coated

Mounting Signs

see Acrylic-Letter Signage
see Signs, Mounting
see Tape, Double-Coated

Moving

considerations -- To Move Or Not To Move - Apr. 00 p. 16
planning -- To Move Or Not To Move - Apr. 00 p. 16
planning a move -- Publicizing Your Business Move - Jan/Feb 92 p. 34

Mugs

Edge-to-edge Printing -- A New Mug Press in Town: The JP 500 - Dec. 06 p. 43
laser engraving -- The "Scoop" on Drinkware Part 1 - Jan. 18 p. 7
marketing -- Personalized Ceramic Mugs - Jun. 95 p. 12
marking methods -- Personalized Ceramic Mugs - Jun. 95 p. 12
powder coated -- The "Scoop" on Drinkware Part 1 - Jan. 18 p. 7
Pressing Techniques -- A New Mug Press in Town: The JP 500 - Dec. 06 p. 43
screen printing -- The "Scoop" on Drinkware Part 2 - Jun. 18 p. 7
see Round Objects
see Tankards
styles of -- Personalized Ceramic Mugs - Jun. 95 p. 12
sublimating -- see Sublimation, Mug
sublimating -- The "Scoop" on Drinkware Part 2 - Jun. 18 p. 7
Sublimating Polysub Travel Mugs -- Sublimating Polysub Travel Mugs - Apr. 08 p. 50
travel mugs -- The "Scoop" on Drinkware Part 1 - Jan. 18 p. 7
using a mug press -- A New Mug Press in Town: The JP 500 - Dec. 06 p. 43
UV printing -- The "Scoop" on Drinkware Part 2 - Jun. 18 p. 7
what's available -- The "Scoop" on Drinkware Part 2 - Jun. 18 p. 7

Multiple Color Graphics

see Screen Printing
see Sublimated Graphics
see Vinyl Signs

Multiple Plate Layouts

CorelDRAW's Print Merge -- CorelDRAW X4-Print Merge Wizard - Jul. 08 p. 40

Multiple-Spindle Engraving

advantages of -- Multiple-Spindle Engraving - May/Jun 77 p. 32
machines -- Multiple-Spindle Engraving - May/Jun 77 p. 32
on tabulator keys -- Engraving On Curved Surface - Sep/Oct 76 p. 24

Murals

changeable -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 3 - Nov. 11 p. 15
Creating Tile Murals -- Creating Tile Murals with CorelDRAW - Oct. 08 p. 38
creating tile murals -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 1 - Sep. 11 p. 25
framing -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 3 - Nov. 11 p. 15
grouting -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 3 - Nov. 11 p. 15
heavyweight -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 3 - Nov. 11 p. 15
ideas for -- Mini Topix: Colorful Tile Murals - Nov. 17 p. 38
laser engraving -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 2 - Oct. 11 p. 8
marble & glass -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 3 - Nov. 11 p. 15
materials for laser engraving -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 2 - Oct. 11 p. 8
mounting methods -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 3 - Nov. 11 p. 15
permanent -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 3 - Nov. 11 p. 15
removable -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 3 - Nov. 11 p. 15
sizing -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 1 - Sep. 11 p. 25
styles of -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 2 - Oct. 11 p. 8
sublimating -- The Art of Making Murals: Part 1 - Sep. 11 p. 25

Murphy's Laws Of Engraving

Murphy's Laws -- Murphy's Laws - Nov/Dec 84 p. 26

Music Awards

marketing -- Reaching The Music Market - May 97 p. 10
what's available -- Reaching The Music Market - May 97 p. 10

Music Boxes

creating with a laser -- Creating a Music Box: Part 1 - Feb. 12 p. 15
creating with a laser -- Creating a Music Box: Part 2 - Mar. 12 p. 38
creating with a laser -- Creating a Music Box: Part 3 - Apr. 12 p. 32
creating with a laser -- Creating a Music Box: Part 4 - May 12 p. 16
holding -- Jewelry Holding II - May/Jun 83 p. 12