Welcome the home of engraver Mark Choon

Well as you know, my name is Mark. Welcome to this little niche on the internet where I blog about glass engraving as well as other matters that capture my attention. A little info about me. I am a computer engineering graduate and have been in the IT industry for a few years. Right now I am freelancing, specialising in creating Web applications and customizing OsCommerce plugins for eCommerce websites. Of course, on top of this, I am into glass engraving. So do let me know if you require any of my services, either in web apps or just creating a very special gift for your friends or loved ones. Thank you for dropping by!

Novelty Cycling Jerseys Are My New Guilty Pleasure

Before I got into cycling, I thought my expenses would just be the bike, a helmet and maybe some shoes. Then I saw some funny cycling jerseys and knew that I was going to be addicted to finding cool novelty cycling jerseys for my rides. I am kind of amazed at how many different options and designs are available out there. They even make them for kids. Read more...

Amateur Photography With Anna

A few months ago, I was hiking in Colorado and dropped my digital camera in a stream. When I went to buy myself a new one, I decided to upgrade to DSLR and finally get serious about my photography hobby. I take outdoor photos with my niece Anna mostly as I prefer the natural lighting, but I hope to move to an indoor studio soon to try it out. Read more...

Good Thank You Gift Idea

Run out of ideas for a thank you gift? Here’s one idea which my wife suggested to her aunt, get a crystal glass plate and engrave a thank you message on it. This is not the first time an engraved glass plate was used as a gift. This is the second one actually. For my wife’s aunt, a Schott Zwiesel glass plate was used. Purchased from Tangs, it came without any design, just plain. What I did was to find a suitable border design and incorporate it to the sides of the glass plate, jazzing it up a lot instead of just having the Thank you message engraved on the plate. Read more...

Mark’s list of unique and engraved Christmas gifts

A reader, HyperX from www.kongtechnology.com, recently commented on my previous Christmas is coming post and suggested I make a list of Christmas presents list. It was a very good suggestion so thank you HyperX for providing me

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Christmas is coming...

It feels like just a blink of the eye, and its already coming to the 2nd Christmas ever since I put on boots. That means its just slightly over another half a year more to go for me!! Ah well though my life had to be put on hold,

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