Rock Tumbling

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No New Posts Auctions/Fundraising for the RTH Sale. - 1 Viewing

A place to put the auctions and fundraising threads into to keep them group and free up the Buy/Sell.

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41 1,477 Auction #2. 130 carats of Turquoise cabochons ENDED
by radio
Mar 8, 2017 18:45:37 GMT -5
No New Posts WELCOME

If you are new to the forum and unsure where to begin - please read the welcome thread for tips on getting around.

20 575 new to tumbling Thumblers tumbler vibrating tumbler (UV 18)
by jennyebert
Mar 23, 2017 11:24:40 GMT -5
No New Posts Totally Rock Tumbling - 4 Viewing

A board to talk about the rock tumbling hobby and discuss the rotary and vibratory tumbling process. Includes equipment and consumables (grits, polish types etc.)

Moderators: Mark, krazydiamond, stoner

3,362 38,928 Growing aquatic plants in rotary slurry experiment.
by Wooferhound
Mar 24, 2017 1:43:27 GMT -5
No New Posts Totally Rock Tumbling Photos - 2 Viewing

A place to post pictures of your latest tumbled stones - flat or vibe.

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2,675 34,872 The Six Foot Paint Job (bleh...)...
by paulshiroma
Mar 23, 2017 21:36:31 GMT -5

More Rock Topics and Hobbies

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No New Posts Metal Smithing

Board for the art of Metal Smithing (Silver, Gold etc).

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576 7,844 Requested Opal Ring and Pricing Surprise
by opalpyrexia
Mar 23, 2017 22:13:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Rock Carving

A place to talk about carving rocks, the tools and methods used and post the outcome.

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254 3,476 Photo drive - rock carving action shot
by metalsmith
Mar 20, 2017 0:08:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Creating Cabochons - 3 Viewing

A specific section for everything to do with creating Cabs. Includes Photos.

Moderators: Mark, krazydiamond, stoner

9,063 121,812 A Few More
by pghram
Mar 23, 2017 21:40:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Wire Wrapping. - 2 Viewing

A place to get specific about wire wrapping techniques. Includes Photos.

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4,270 51,893 A few new pieces of jewelry.
by pghram
Mar 23, 2017 21:42:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Creations.

A board to post pictures and chat about the items made by members using stone and anything else required.

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1,468 19,659 Custom cut Montana sapphire
by radio
Mar 23, 2017 20:22:39 GMT -5
No New Posts Specimen Photographs - 1 Viewing

Pictures of slabs, faced polished or natural specimens that are too beautiful to cut up or tumble.

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2,590 28,572 Show loot : )
by Pat
Mar 24, 2017 0:23:40 GMT -5
No New Posts Slabs and Saws - 1 Viewing

A place that equally welcomes the fresh rough slabs you've just cut, the polished ones and the sawing problems you encounter. Includes Photos.

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4,963 50,993 Rust and restoration
by Rockoonz
Mar 23, 2017 22:53:24 GMT -5
No New Posts Home Made Equipment - 2 Viewing

Post tutorials, pics, ideas and projects here when modifying existing equipment or building anything new. For tumblers, saws, vibes and anything else related.

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888 13,026 Started fabrication of my belt guard
by Rockoonz
Mar 23, 2017 22:23:27 GMT -5
No New Posts Fossils/Artifacts

For Pictures and Chat relating specifically to all things fossilized - polished or otherwise, and ancient human artifacts (arrowheads etc)

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917 10,321 My new knapped knife...
by Sabre52
Mar 21, 2017 21:39:06 GMT -5

The Members Section

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Don't be shy - introduce yourself.

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1,551 15,386 Hello from Northern Kentucky
by Jugglerguy
Mar 23, 2017 16:57:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Member Photographs. - 3 Viewing

For posting those pics which dont quite fit into any other category - like fishing or a vacation maybe.

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9,525 131,809 Fire pit 'Gas fire pits to go'
by shotgunnEr
Mar 23, 2017 15:17:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Competition Time

A board for competitions and guessworks etc.

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595 18,547 Vote for February 2017 FCC
by rockjunquie
Mar 22, 2017 10:27:31 GMT -5
No New Posts The Trips and Shows Board

Trips Organised By Members - For Members, and Show/Event annoucements.

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1,186 14,703 CFMS-AFMS Show, Ventura, June 9-11, 2017
by aDave
Mar 23, 2017 19:57:08 GMT -5
No New Posts The Buy Sell and Swap Shop for Members. - 1 Viewing

If you have something you want to move, then theres a good chance a member may just be looking for what you have.

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4,951 37,500 ISO Fossilized Wood
by shotgunnEr
Mar 24, 2017 0:15:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Life, the Universe and Everything. - 2 Viewing

From time to time - things that are not related to rocks are talked about. Politics etc.

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10,483 131,401 REPTILE PHOTOS
by shotgunnEr
Mar 23, 2017 16:55:48 GMT -5


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No New Posts General Rocks Board - 3 Viewing

A board to talk about anything at all related to rocks but which doesnt really fit anywhere else!!!

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12,048 127,530 pail run lakers
by grizman
Mar 23, 2017 21:53:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Vendors - The Good the Bad and the Ugly.

Where did you purchase materials - and what was the outcome.

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1,187 8,897 Opal - Profound Glass - Austin TX
by gsellis
Mar 23, 2017 20:10:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Location Location Location - 1 Viewing

Where do members find naturally occuring specimens - information on trips out.

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968 8,884 NW South Dakota
by napoleonrags
Mar 22, 2017 21:33:51 GMT -5
No New Posts Glossary of Terms.

Terms used in Lapidary and Rock Tumbling.

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83 991 What is an agate?
by youp50
Mar 1, 2017 5:28:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Rock Identification Library.

A place for pictures of rocks along with their name - useful for identifying specimens.

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1,900 15,045 Granite? Not your everyday granite if so.
by Fossilman
Mar 22, 2017 11:02:16 GMT -5
No New Posts Lapidary Tips

Direct and to the point hints and tips - tried and tested.

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780 7,223 Best wheel wetting pads for cab wheels??Advice needed
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Mar 23, 2017 15:58:39 GMT -5

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Getta Grip: π ALT 227 on the right number pad π π π Mar 15, 2017 15:14:43 GMT -5
adam: what does PI have to do with Necromancy, I'm stumped. Mar 16, 2017 21:34:07 GMT -5
captbob: (10,000+ posts!) had a Birthday Thursday. Hope it was a great one! Mar 16, 2017 22:57:16 GMT -5
drocknut: Happy St. Patrick's Day to you all. May the road rise up to meet you, the wind be ever at your back, and may the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand all your days! Plus may you find great rocks all the time. Mar 17, 2017 10:42:42 GMT -5
Fossilman: LOL,If I was living in Montana,I would be dying my beard green and getting ready to celebrate the day..... Mar 17, 2017 10:44:11 GMT -5
jeannie: Let the green beer flow!!! :) Mar 17, 2017 13:51:42 GMT -5
Wooferhound: Mar 17, 2017 17:17:55 GMT -5
tbvet3: Just learned the best friend I ever had or will have, passed. Soar high my friend. I will miss you. (cheers) (cheers) (cheers) Mar 17, 2017 18:42:27 GMT -5
shotgunnEr: Santa Monica pier, pokemon, green beer and corned beef! Mar 17, 2017 20:04:54 GMT -5
captbob: I am sorry for your loss Can't ever replace a friend like that. Lost a close friend myself this week, remembering all the good times may be the best way to honor them. Mar 17, 2017 22:57:22 GMT -5
Fossilman: Keep the memories tbvet3,nobody can take those away! So sorry! Mar 18, 2017 9:33:38 GMT -5
tbvet3: He's the ol' boy that taught me falconry. Can't even imagine the number of hours we spent in the fields with the hawks pursuing wascally wabbits. Putting up some pics in the rosetta stone thread in a bit. Mar 18, 2017 12:47:08 GMT -5
Getta Grip: Sorry for your loss tbvet3. Was your friend a Christian man? Mar 18, 2017 22:46:53 GMT -5
tbvet3: He's a better man than me. Mar 19, 2017 12:23:36 GMT -5 *
Getta Grip: If he was, He has collected the GREATEST stone available Rev 2:17 Mar 19, 2017 12:37:24 GMT -5
Fossilman: Amen! Mar 20, 2017 11:04:57 GMT -5
Wooferhound: Where ever you go . . . there you are . . . except on Tuesdays . . . Mar 20, 2017 17:29:05 GMT -5
lcioch: Hello, I am new to rock tumbling and have been tumbling my way through. I have had rocks disappear....oops. Note to self; must have been too soft to tumble. I love searching for rocks on the shores of Lake Michigan. Tumble on! Mar 20, 2017 19:29:32 GMT -5
Wooferhound: Party Tonight . . . be or don't be there or not there . . . Mar 21, 2017 7:43:46 GMT -5
drocknut: welcome Icioch Mar 21, 2017 11:55:51 GMT -5