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This is a very thorough explanation of how to tumble rocks using my favorite method. With over ten years of experience helping people learn how to use a rock tumbler, I tried to anticipate common questions and problems and address them here.
– 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 selection rough rock, tumblers, grit, jewelry supplies etc. at good prices. I buy most of my coarse grit from here in 45 lb. bags. It’s the best price I have found. If you buy using the following link, I make a small commission.
This is the cabbing machine I use:
– THE ROCK SHED –
I buy a lot of lapidary supplies from The Rock Shed. I don’t make money from your purchases there, but they have good prices and good service. I’m a very happy customer.
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0:00 Intro/Looking at the Rough
3:48 Starting the First Stage
8:14 Clean Out After 1 Week
14:37 Inspecting Rocks After 2 Weeks
21:27 Week 3 Cleanout
27:44 Week 4 Breaking a Rock
29:46 Week 5
31:06 Week 6
32:10 Week 7
32:57 Starting Second Stage
41:20 Starting Third Stage
46:32 Starting Polish
48:04 Finished Rocks!