Death Plates, Crinoids, Brachiopods and Other Fun Fossils

Death Plates, Crinoids, Brachiopods and Other Fun Fossils

Come along with Nancy and I as we explore the fossils at Partridge Point near Alpena, Michigan. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH…

Tumbling Banded Iron Plan B #thefinders

Tumbling Banded Iron Plan B #thefinders

So plan B. After trying to tumble Banded Iron in my 4lb Lortone tumbler, the lid started to leak. What do I do next? Check it out!

A Great Spring Rock Hunt on My Favorite Lake Huron Beach

A Great Spring Rock Hunt on My Favorite Lake Huron Beach

I love the first rock hunt of the year on this beach. I always find lots of fun stuff and this year was no exception. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is…

Hammer Time

Hammer Time

I don’t know exactly what kind of rock this is, other than it’s a geode with agate inside. I got it from a friend in a bucket with a large variety of rocks. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH –…

Tumbling Banded Iron

Tumbling Banded Iron

Tumbling banded iron is a lot of fun. They usually turn out quite nice. Well for the most part lol Watch the video to see what happens.

Weird Rolling Shape Made of Rock - The Makers Challenge 3

Weird Rolling Shape Made of Rock – The Makers Challenge 3

@Theo Kellison has challenged himself and 13 other rockhounds to make something out of their rocks. He calls this The Maker’s Challenge. Thanks to @99 Rockhounding for the idea to make an oloid. Check out the other videos in The…

Ohio Flint - Rocks in a Box 66

Ohio Flint – Rocks in a Box 66

Last fall I went to Nether’s Farm in Ohio and picked up some flint. This is the first batch of tumbled rocks from that collection. If you missed the video of that trip, check it out here: https://youtu.be/tmv9EJg9ziE Thanks to…

What's Under The Microscope? #2

What’s Under The Microscope? #2

Back by popular demand. A look at some really cool rocks under a digital microscope. Enjoy, Like & Subscribe, and don’t forget to ring that notification bell

Rock Hunting Lakeport State Park

Rock Hunting Lakeport State Park

My friend Jonathan and I hit the beach near Port Huron on a cold spring day to find a few rocks. It was a beautiful day and we found some great rocks. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed…

Ric's Rocks #2 #thefinders

Ric’s Rocks #2 #thefinders

Everyone likes to show off their collections, so here is the second installment of Ric’s Rocks! Rocks I’ve tumbled over the last few years. They are all mixed so some are shinier than others. Enjoy, and thanks for watching!

Lot-O Vibratory Rock Tumbler Review

Lot-O Vibratory Rock Tumbler Review

I have been using a Lot-O tumbler for over ten years. This is what I think of it. I’ll also show you how I use it. If you need information about the difference between rotary and vibratory tumblers, check out…

Should You Buy a Rotary or Vibratory Tumbler?

Should You Buy a Rotary or Vibratory Tumbler?

Buying a tumbler? Confused about whether you should buy a rotary or vibratory tumbler? Let me help you with that decision. Don’t miss my review of the Lot-O tumbler: https://youtu.be/uCd_LVzbuDs Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for…

Cutting rocks #2

Cutting rocks #2

I love cutting rocks!! Sometimes you get a nice surprise when you cut them open, you just never know. Please hit Like & Subscribe, and don’t forget that Notification Bell. Have a great week!!

Does Sand Make Good Rock Tumbling Grit?

Does Sand Make Good Rock Tumbling Grit?

Let’s’ try it and find out! I was really surprised by the results of my experiment. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH –…

What's Under The Microscope?

What’s Under The Microscope?

Here’s a new feature to the Rock & Roll Rockhound. What’s Under The Microscope. Interesting rocks from my collection. Some I can Identify, some I can’t. If you can identify some, please leave a comment. Music by bensound.com

Serape Jasper—Rocks in a Box 65

Serape Jasper—Rocks in a Box 65

I have a new format for this Rocks in a Box video. Let me know what you think. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY…

Why Is It Called Puddingstone?

Why Is It Called Puddingstone?

After making this video, I think I understand the answer to that question a little better. Here’s the recipe I used: https://www.daringgourmet.com/traditional-spotted-dick-english-steamed-currant-pudding-with-vanilla-custard/ Thanks to Christina Jelinek for doing the closed captions for this video. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH…

Flintstone mobile is Finished!!

Flintstone mobile is Finished!!

It’s done!! A of hard work and tons of procrastinating, lol. It’s my biggest and most difficult project yet, and I’m pretty proud of it. But it’s not so hard that you wouldn’t be able to do it. I hope…

Hunting Shark Teeth with WildKyle

Hunting Shark Teeth with WildKyle

Kyle took me on a wild urban shark tooth hunt in sunny Florida. We cleaned up the stream a bit while we were there and left with a few goodies too. Check out Kyle’s channel here: https://www.youtube.com/c/WILDKYLE Thanks to Christina…

I Made The Flintstone mobile!!

I Made The Flintstone mobile!!

My biggest and most enjoyable project yet. Made from wood, petrified wood, core samples, puddingstone and lots of time, planning, procrastinating and hard work. But I love it!!

Florida Fossil Hunt with Local YouTubers

Florida Fossil Hunt with Local YouTubers

Join us for an awesome day out hunting Florida fossils with WildKyle, PaleoCris, Bree, and Derek. I was thrilled with the huge variety of amazing fossils that were found. WILDKYLE: https://www.youtube.com/c/WILDKYLE PaleoCris and Bree: https://www.youtube.com/c/PaleoCris Derek’s Planetarium: https://www.seminolestate.edu/planet – INSTAGRAM…

Nancy and Rob's Favorite Tumbled Rocks Face Off!

Nancy and Rob’s Favorite Tumbled Rocks Face Off!

Nancy and Rob go head to head in choosing our favorite tumbled rocks out of all the rocks in Michigan Rocks headquarters. Vote for your favorite set! – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley…

Double Barrel Lot-O Tumbler

Double Barrel Lot-O Tumbler

Using a vibratory tumbler can save you a lot of time in tumbling, and will also save you a lot of grit!! But you can only start the Lot-O in stage 2. Do NOT use stage one grit in the…

Making Cabochons from Nephrite Jade and Petrified Wood

Making Cabochons from Nephrite Jade and Petrified Wood

I’ll show you how I make two cabochons in this video. Check out Tom’s YouTube channel Live Your Wyoming Adventure: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGrRp-2HXAqw8_NYe7PyL-g Thanks to Christina Jelinek for typing the closed captions. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – KINGSLEY…