Rock, Paper, Letter Opener?

Rock, Paper, Letter Opener?

Nancy and I had fun making this one. I hope you have at as much fun as we did. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ –…

A November Rock Hunt on a Beautiful Lake Huron Beach

A November Rock Hunt on a Beautiful Lake Huron Beach

We had an exceptionally warm day in November, so Nancy and I headed to the beach to find look for some rocks. We found some beauties. I even slabbed one and polished a couple for you. I think you’ll like…

Making a Pendant from a Beach Rock

Making a Pendant from a Beach Rock

I visited Wilderness State Park near Mackinaw City recently and it’s beautiful. I found an interesting rock that I took home and made a pendant out of. There were some problems along the way, but it turned out great in…

Big Crazy Lace Tumble - One of My Favorite Rocks

Big Crazy Lace Tumble – One of My Favorite Rocks

In this video, I tumble a big Mexican crazy lace agate from rough rock to finished product. The results are just amazing. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video. – THE ROCK SHED – I…

Amazing Slabbed Fossil

Amazing Slabbed Fossil

This Charlevoix stone (favosites) is amazing inside! – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – 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.…

Petoskey Stones Bigger than Your Head!

Petoskey Stones Bigger than Your Head!

Wild Kyle and I head to Rockport for fossil hunting, sinkhole exploring, and even a little time on the beach. Rockport has it all! See more from Wild Kyle here: https://www.youtube.com/c/WILDKYLE Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions…

Post Wind Storm Rock Hunt on U.P. Beach

Post Wind Storm Rock Hunt on U.P. Beach

Nancy and I head back to the mouth of the Blind Sucker River to find agates and other beautiful rocks after two days of high winds. I polished a couple when I got home for some instant gratification. Thanks to…

A New Way to Hunt for Leland Blue

A New Way to Hunt for Leland Blue

I team up with Cody from Michigan Rockhounds (http://michiganrockhounds.com) again. This time we’re in Leland looking for slag glass. Cody has done his homework on Leland Blues and shares his knowledge. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions…

Worldwide Rock Tumbling Champion Shares His Secrets

Worldwide Rock Tumbling Champion Shares His Secrets

Sam Cook won the Worldwide Rock Tumbling Competition and tells us exactly how he did it. If you want to be a champion rock tumbler, you should watch this! Learn more about the contest here: https://www.featherriverrocks.org/rock-tumbling-contest For more rock tumbling…

Rock Hunting in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

Rock Hunting in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula

I joined Craig and Cody from Michigan Rockhounds at Gratiot River Park for some rock hunting and a few geology lessons along the way. Michigan Rockhounds Site: https://www.michiganrockhounds.com – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – KINGSLEY NORTH –…

The Most Unusual Puddingstone I Have Ever Found, Plus Amazing Banded Chert and Petoskey Stones

The Most Unusual Puddingstone I Have Ever Found, Plus Amazing Banded Chert and Petoskey Stones

Nancy and I took Ann out for an amazing Lake Huron rock hunt. We found lots of Petoskey stones, puddingstones, some awesome chert, and various other rocks and fossils. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – KINGSLEY NORTH…

Finding and Polishing Thomsonite in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Finding and Polishing Thomsonite in the Keweenaw Peninsula

I met up with some of the crew from Michigan Rockhounds to hunt for Thomsonite on Thomsonite hill in the Keweenaw Peninsula. We found some and I polished it up. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – KINGSLEY…

Cliff Mine Mineral Collecting Adventure and a Little History Too!

Cliff Mine Mineral Collecting Adventure and a Little History Too!

I went to Cliff Mine with a group from Michigan Rockhounds. We found some great minerals, drove a fun trail in the Jeep, and I even found a chisel chip. Come check it out with us! Do you want to…

Exploring the Rocks of Montreal Falls and Beyond

Exploring the Rocks of Montreal Falls and Beyond

I met up with Cody Wiedenbein and Craig McClarren from Michigan Rockhounds for a little adventure at Montreal Falls. Thanks Cody and Craig for filming the second half of this video! Check out the Michigan Rockhounds website: https://www.michiganrockhounds.com/home Thanks to…

I Found an Awesome Agate at Calumet Township Waterworks Park

I Found an Awesome Agate at Calumet Township Waterworks Park

This was my first time at Calumet Waterworks Park and I wasn’t disappointed. I found a lot of fun stuff and one of my favorite agates of the summer. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – KINGSLEY NORTH…

The Geology and Scenery of Bare Bluff

The Geology and Scenery of Bare Bluff

Come along for a quick peek at a gorgeous hiking trail in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. If you love the views, but are intimidated by our walk down, you should know that you can get to the views without hiking on…

Hunting Prehnite, Agates and Other Fun Rocks at Gratiot River Park

Hunting Prehnite, Agates and Other Fun Rocks at Gratiot River Park

My family and I spent a beautiful evening looking for rocks and learning about geology from my son in law, David. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in…

A Short Tour of the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

A Short Tour of the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

The A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum is a must see location if you love rocks and minerals and are anywhere near Houghton, Michigan. This is just a very quick overview to give you an idea of the kind of exceptional exhibits…

Fun Rock Hunting at Great Sand Bay and Veale Park in the Keweenaw Peninsula.

Fun Rock Hunting at Great Sand Bay and Veale Park in the Keweenaw Peninsula.

I think this might have been the largest group of people to appear in any of my videos. There were quite a few of my family members as well as geologists Nat and Paul all finding agates and other fun…

28 Helpful Items for Your Next Beach Rock Hunt

28 Helpful Items for Your Next Beach Rock Hunt

Are you wondering what you should bring along on a rock hunt? Nancy and I will share what we take along. If you have anything to add, please do! Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this…

Beautiful Scenery, An Underwater Sinkhole, and Rocks of Course! (with Special Guest Star!)

Beautiful Scenery, An Underwater Sinkhole, and Rocks of Course! (with Special Guest Star!)

Someone you might know joins me for another awesome Michigan rock hunt. You can watch his video here: https://youtu.be/ctlclUBMHhM – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P.…

Learn to Identify Lake Huron Rocks with Two Geologists

Learn to Identify Lake Huron Rocks with Two Geologists

Geologists Paul and Nat walk the beach with me, teaching short geology lessons along the way. I learned a lot and I think you will too. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video. – MERCH…

Fluorescent Rock Hunting at Vermillion Point

Fluorescent Rock Hunting at Vermillion Point

Sam and I hit a Lake Superior Beach searching for syenite rocks with fluorescent sodalite, sometimes called “Yooperlites”. We found some, as well as some other fluorescent things. Thanks to Christina Jelinek for editing the closed captions for this video.…

A Beautiful Day on Lake Huron Beaches

A Beautiful Day on Lake Huron Beaches

Nancy and I head up to Rogers City for a day of rock hunting and bicycling. We had a great time and we’d like to share our day with you. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – KINGSLEY…