Bahia Agates, Tumbled for a Year—Rocks in a Box 62

Bahia Agates, Tumbled for a Year—Rocks in a Box 62

This is a follow up to my year long tumbling video. Several people asked to see the finished rocks up close, so this is what you asked for. If you missed the carnelians last week, they’re here: If you missed…

We Hit 500 Subscribers!! Giveaway!!

We Hit 500 Subscribers!! Giveaway!!

Rules: 1 – You must leave a comment saying which rock in the video is your favorite 2 – You must be a subscriber before the winner is selected. 3 – You must contact me within 1 week of the…

Learning to Polish Greenstone

Learning to Polish Greenstone

A big thanks to Kyle Martin for giving me these incredible rocks. This is my first time polishing them, and I have a lot to learn. I hope that this video will be helpful for anyone else who is polishing…

Carnelians from Morocco, Tumbled for a Year—Rocks in a box 61

Carnelians from Morocco, Tumbled for a Year—Rocks in a box 61

This is a follow up to the video about the rocks I tumbled for a whole year. Some of you requested close ups, so here they are. Here’s the year long tumbling video in case you missed it: https://youtu.be/hcRttq9bSrY Thanks…

Cutting Lake Superior Agates!!

Cutting Lake Superior Agates!!

I love cutting rocks to see what’s inside, and my favorite rock to cut is agate. There’s usually a beautiful surprise waiting for you

I Tumbled Rocks Nonstop for One Year!

I Tumbled Rocks Nonstop for One Year!

Yep, that’s right, I put two barrels of rocks on my tumbler and didn’t touch them for an entire year. The results were very interesting! This experiment really does a good job of showing the strengths and weaknesses of silicon…

You Won't Believe How This One Polished!

You Won’t Believe How This One Polished!

Thanks to my new friend Matt for taking me out on a Lake Michigan Petoskey stone hunt. The rocks didn’t look like much in the water, but this one sure did polish up nicely. If you’d like to see how…

East Coast Rocks From A Subscriber!!

East Coast Rocks From A Subscriber!!

Once again I have been blessed with gifts from subscribers. It’s always exciting to see what’s in the box. These are from the Eastern Coast of Canada.

Rocks to Avoid Tumbling

Rocks to Avoid Tumbling

Do you ever wonder which rocks you should pick up on the beach and which ones you should leave behind? In this video, I’ll show you how I decide which rocks would probably not do well in a rock tumbler.…

Christmas Eve Rock Hunt

Christmas Eve Rock Hunt

Rob and David snuck out for a Christmas Eve rock hunt. We even got a couple rocks polished when we got home. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for doing the closed captions for this video. If you would like to help…

The Last Video of This Amazing Collection!!

The Last Video of This Amazing Collection!!

Merry Christmas & a Safe and Happy New Year!! I saved the best for last. This last video from this collection is mind blowing!! Certainly not from my area. If you have any thoughts as to what the unidentified rocks…

I Found Gold on a Lake Huron Beach!

I Found Gold on a Lake Huron Beach!

I went to Tawas Point State Park looking for rocks but found gold instead. I’ll show you how I pan on the beach plus some gold equipment I have at home. This is a great YouTube channel for learning to…

Frying Brazillian EGGates

Frying Brazillian EGGates

These were delicious! – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P. They make a great cab machine and sell many other brands too. They have a huge…

2nd Amazing Collection Given To Me Part 5

2nd Amazing Collection Given To Me Part 5

Fossils, copper, sodalite, and much more in this 2nd last video of the series. I’m saving the best for last. If you can identify anything that hasn’t already been identified, feel free to leave a time stamp, and your thoughts…

A Sneak Peek at My Son in Law's Christmas Gift (Hint: It's Made of Stone)

A Sneak Peek at My Son in Law’s Christmas Gift (Hint: It’s Made of Stone)

I can’t say too much here, because my son in law, David, watches these videos. I can say that I’ll show you how I made something I haven’t made before. A huge thank you to Christina Jelinek for doing the…

Bruneau Jasper—Rocks in a Box 60

Bruneau Jasper—Rocks in a Box 60

This is one of my favorite rocks. Too bad I don’t have a lot more of it! Here’s an article about Bruneau Jasper: https://www.rockngem.com/bruneau-pattern-jasper-multi-state-discoveries/ A huge thank you to Christina Jelinek for doing the closed captions for this video. If…

2nd Rock Collection Given To Me #5

2nd Rock Collection Given To Me #5

Part 5 of this amazing rock collection given to me this summer. If you know the name of some or all of these rocks & minerals, let me know in the comments so I can educate not only myself, but…

The Farthest South I have Hunted Rocks on Lake Huron

The Farthest South I have Hunted Rocks on Lake Huron

I ventured all the way down to Port Huron to hunt at Fort Gratiot County Park. Unfortunately I messed up the audio on this video but decided to publish it anyway. My external microphone wasn’t plugged in all the way,…

Petoskey Stone Exposed!

Petoskey Stone Exposed!

Watch as the outer layers of this rock are gradually stripped away. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P. They make a great cab machine and…

Agates From A 2nd Collection Given To Me #thefinders

Agates From A 2nd Collection Given To Me #thefinders

Beautiful agates and thunder eggs, part of this amazing collection that was given to me this summer. A few more vids of this amazing collection to go and it just gets better & better!!

Happy Surprises When Polishing These Petoskey Stones on a Cabbing Machine

Happy Surprises When Polishing These Petoskey Stones on a Cabbing Machine

I decided to polish up a few Petoskeys on my new Kingsley North cabbing machine. I kept being pleasantly surprised as I polished each rock. I’ll explain my technique so you can learn how to do your own. If you’d…

Another Assortment of Tumbled Rocks - Rocks in a Box 59

Another Assortment of Tumbled Rocks – Rocks in a Box 59

Crazy Lace Agate, Gary Green Jasper (Larsonite) and other fun stuff in this box. I think there are a few in here that you might like. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – THE ROCK SHED – I…

Amethyst from a 2nd collection given to me!!

Amethyst from a 2nd collection given to me!!

Ontario’s Provincial mineral is beautiful Amethyst. Mostly found near Thunder Bay, Ontario, but found in other regions as well. This is part of a 2nd collection that was given to me. More amazing rocks & minerals to come in the…

How to Tumble Beach Rocks in a Nat Geo Tumbler

How to Tumble Beach Rocks in a Nat Geo Tumbler

Have you ever wondered how to tumble beach rocks? Do you tumble in a rotary tumbler? Watch how I use a National Geographic Tumbler to polish some rocks from Lake Superior. Other National Geographic Tumbler Videos: Review: https://youtu.be/G71XbZTlQwM How to…