Point Iroquois Lighthouse Rock Hunting

Point Iroquois Lighthouse Rock Hunting

This is the farthest east in the U.P. that I have hunted rocks. Nancy and I spent several hours on the beach seeing what’s available here. I found one type of rock that I wasn’t expecting. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/…

Paddling to Potter Point for Puddingstones

Paddling to Potter Point for Puddingstones

What a fun day in the kayak! I paddled over the sinkhole in El Cajon Bay, looked at rocks on Potter Point, did a little snorkeling, and then paddled around Round Island. If you like puddingstones, you’ll enjoy this spot.…

We Found a Few Rocks at Huron Shores Roadside Park near Cheboygan

We Found a Few Rocks at Huron Shores Roadside Park near Cheboygan

Nancy and I hit the road and drove up to a nice little roadside park near Cheboygan, MI for a little rock hunt. – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.creator-spring.com – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of…

Rock Hunting at Hoeft State Park

Rock Hunting at Hoeft State Park

My wife Nancy and I hit the beach for a nice evening of rock hunting. We found a few too! – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK SHED – I buy most of my lapidary supplies…

Rock Hunting at Singing Bridge Near Au Gres

Rock Hunting at Singing Bridge Near Au Gres

One of my goals this year was to find some beaches farther south for people who live in southern Michigan. With all the houses in the area, I was surprised at how good this beach was. Google Maps Link: Singing…

Chuck and Rob Find Some Lake Huron Rocks

Chuck and Rob Find Some Lake Huron Rocks

My friend Chuck and I hit the beach for Petoskey Stones and other fun rocks. Chuck does some really nice lapidary work, so if you’re looking for stone jewelry, check out his Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/DrummondIslandRocks – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ –…

A Beautiful Spring Day on the Beach, and Great Rocks Too!

A Beautiful Spring Day on the Beach, and Great Rocks Too!

I just got out for my first spring rock hunt. It was a beautiful day, and I found lots of nifty rocks. Treating a chain coral with acid: https://youtu.be/hjk3_KMLYXs – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/michiganrocksyoutube/ – MERCH – http://teespring.com/stores/michigan-rocks – THE ROCK…

Tumbled Puddingstones

Tumbled Puddingstones

These are tumbled Michigan puddingstones. They were tumbled using the following method: Rotary tumble in 46/70 grit, checking progress weekly. Tumble them until they’re done. For most rocks, this is multiple weeks. Then move the rocks to a vibratory tumbler…