Apache Devil wrote:Nice stuff. I thought about getting into lapidary as something to do in the wintertime.
I definetly encourage ya
so many different aspect to the rock hobby
one of simplest and inexpensive ways
to get started is to buy a tile saw.
A 7" Workforce usually under 90.00
can be had at pawn shops for 60.00
a person can get real good at slabbing a good size rock with one
anyway just go out a collect some intersting looking rocks
and cut them in 1/2
its the inside that make the rock unbelieveable
its amazing how well the saw blade polishes the face cut
a little of that and ya can get hooked pretty quick
I hound in Phoenix in the landscaping river rocks
found marbles, calcites, chalcendony, schist ect..
the ones above were from landscaping river rock
and of course there always tumbling...