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6 edition of Rock tumbling found in the catalog.

Rock tumbling

from stones to gems to jewelry

by Carolyn Meyer

  • 86 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewelry making -- Amateurs" manuals -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Stone polishing machinery -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Stone polishing machinery.,
  • Jewelry making.,
  • Handicraft.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the equipment, stones, and procedures used in rock tumbling and gives instructions for making the polished stones into jewelry and other items.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Carolyn Meyer with Jerome Wexler ; 90 photos. by Jerome Wexler.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsWexler, Jerome, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT212 .M48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5058809M
    ISBN 100688220223, 0688320228
    LC Control Number74022346

    This is the brand new rock tumbling book written by Steve Hart. It contains modern up-to-date data and clear instructions for producing show-quality tumbled rocks, shells and glass. Complete with vivid color pictures of the tumbling process and equipment/5. Rock and Mineral Books. The Complete Illustrated Guide to Rocks of the World by John Farndon. Only $ A practical directory of over igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Great for beginners or experienced. A 7" x 9" hardcover with pages. More information, table of contents.

    Modern Rock Tumbling (The only complete and up-to-date guide to tumble polishing rocks and stones) (2nd Edition) by Steve Hart Paperback, 96 Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Book: Modern Rock Tumbling I wrote the book, Modern Rock Tumbling, because I could not find any mode. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Modern Rock Tumbling. Steve Hart. Little Red Store, - Rocks - 96 pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - .

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Rock tumbling by Carolyn Meyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rock Tumbling Book: Only $ We highly recommend: Modern Rock Tumbling by Steve Hart. Learning is the fastest way to improve the quality of rocks that you tumble. In this book you will learn from an expert with extensive experience. Rock tumbling book will increase your abilities, learn to save time and money, and have a great reference book that you will.

This is a very informative book and if you are at all serious about rock tumbling this book is a must. Read more. 11 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Carrie H. out of 5 stars Tons of information. Reviewed in the United States on /5(57). of results for "rock tumbling book" Rock tumbling book Rock Tumbling (The only complete and up-to-date guide to tumble polishing rocks and stones) by Steve Hart | Jan 1, out of 5 stars Paperback Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making: A Simple Guide to Finishing Rough Stones.

by Jim Magnuson, Val. The Complete Book of Rock Tumbling Christopher S. Hyde and Richard A. Matthews, Chilton Book Company, This book includes information about both rotary and vibratory tumblers. It is stronger than most other tumbling books on the topics of tumbling slabs, creating from preform shapes and making baroque stone jewelry.

Rock tumbling is the hobby of collecting a wide range of rocks and turning them into beautiful gemstones you can use to make jewelry, crafts, decorations, or just to collect for fun. Rock Tumbler Kit: Most small rock tumblers are sold as a kit that includes: the tumbler machine, a tumbler barrel, instructions, crushed rock, abrasive grit, and polish.

The tumbler shown in the photo above is a Thumler's MP-1 that is sold with a small rubber barrel. Rubber barrels are highly recommended over plastic barrels because they last longer and make a lot less noise. We highly recommend: Modern Rock Tumbling by Steve Hart. Learning is the fastest way to improve the quality of rocks that you tumble.

In this book you will learn from an expert with extensive experience. You will increase your abilities, learn to save time, and have a great reference book. Rock Tumbling Hobby Lapidary Discussion members. Updated 6/08/ - For over 18 years, has been the most important. of results for "rock tumbler book" Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making: A Simple Guide to Finishing Rough Stones.

by Jim Magnuson, Val Carver, et al. | out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 99 $ $ Get it as soon as Sun, May 3. InSteve Hart published "Modern Rock Tumbling", sub-titled "The only complete and up-to-date guide to tumble polishing rocks and stones".

It has just become available as an e-book. I wholeheartedly endorse it. The author, from California, is a mechanical engineer in the mining industry and has a wealth of experience as a home-based rock. The Rock Tumbling Hobby. Rock tumbling, or rock polishing, is the hobby of collecting a variety of rocks and literally turning them into gemstones you can use for many different kinds of things such as jewelry, crafts, decor or simply just to display at ’s an incredibly easy hobby to get into and it doesn’t have to break the bank.

Complete Book of Rock Tumbling Unknown Binding – January 1, by Richard A. Hyde, Christopher S. & Matthews (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings/5(4). This is the eBook version of Modern Rock Tumbling, the same basic book as above.

It has been formatted three ways--In the MOBI format (for Kindle & Amazon readers), in the EPUB format (for iPhones, Apple devices & Barnes & Noble "Nook" devices) and in PDF format for use on your computer--it can be printed directly from your computer (79 Pages).

Finally the jewelry section is extremely dated, in my opinion the jewelry in the book is hideous:) but that's just my opinion. But staggeringly, if you buy a rock tumbling kit today the jewelry making accessories (key ring, tie tacks (like anyone uses them anymore!), pendant bell caps) are exactly the same as those used 30 years ago/5(49).

Is rock tumbling a suitable activity for children. Rock tumbling is a great hobby for kids. It allows them to learn about rocks, and provides a feeling of accomplishment when they turn ordinary, rough rocks into beautifully smooth, glossy stones.

An adult should supervise the activity, though, because it requires an electric appliance. Rock tumblers are very simple machines that have existed for several decades—though of course rock tumbling has always happened in nature. Rocks out in the wild tumble through streams and encounter other rocks, gravel, and sand that, over a long period of time, smooth and buff them to perfection.

Rock Tumbling Guide’Part 5: Choosing the Best Rocks. If you’ve read the rest of the guide on how to tumble rocks, then you already know a lot about the different types of rock tumblers, as well as the other supplies you need for tumbling.

You also should know the basic tumbling. Rock Tumbling is a technique used to smooth and polish the rough surfaces of small rocks to make them beautiful and attractive so that they can be used in jewelry and other decorative functions in homes. Rock tumbling works on the same principle as barreling in metal work.

Its main goal is to make rocks smooth and bring out their natural beauty. This is the eBook version of Modern Rock Tumbling, the same basic book as above. It has been formatted three ways--In the MOBI format (for Kindle & Amazon readers), in the EPUB format (for iPhones, Apple devices & Barnes & Noble "Nook".

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Since it is sold in kit form, it includes a 4 stage grit supply (coarse, medium, pre-polish and polish grade grits), a guide book, a small supply of rough to get started, and it even includes plastic pellet media for cushioning during polishing.