Rock Tumbler change day ๐Ÿ’Ž

My Last batch of rocks for final polish will tumble for 10 days.

They are not finishing as expected . I will try a different grit of Silicon Dioxide SiOยฒ & make them rocks shine ๐Ÿ˜‰

They are not as shinny as this one from near sixty yrs ago ๐Ÿ’Ž

graphic interchange format

Back to the Laboratory ๐Ÿ”ฌ ๐Ÿ›  ๐Ÿค“

just started last batch of stage #3 (pre-polish grit) ๐•‹๐•ฆ๐•ž๐•“๐•๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜ ๐•Š๐•ฅ๐• ๐•Ÿ๐•–๐•ค โ„™๐• ๐•๐•š๐•ค๐•™๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•˜ ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•ฅ๐•  ๐”พ๐•–๐•ž๐•ค ๐Ÿ’Ž

After 8 days then Stage #4 (polishing grit) is next for 10-12 days (3 batches)

๐•๐• ๐•ฆ’๐•ง๐•– โ„๐•–๐•’๐•ฃ๐•• ๐• ๐•— ‘๐•ฅ๐•ฃ๐•’๐•š๐•๐• ๐•ฃ ๐•“๐•ฃ๐•’๐•œ๐•–๐•ค’ running across the laminated dining rm & kitchen floor these kitties in Tennessee call it the ass and tail slide, taking the rugs with them before slamming into the oven or fridge ๐Ÿ˜ฝ

Polishing Agates

After tumbling for a week with medium grit (stage 2) These will now go through one week of pre polish then 10 days of polishing grit (stages 3 & 4)


I got an eight ๐Ÿ’ฒ dollar ยพ”cold chisel โ—๏ธ I can’t afford a 1k$+ for a rock saw ๐Ÿ’Ž

Lapis Lazuli One week on 2nd Stage grit (medium coerce) tumbling 1 week to go on pre-polish then10 days on polish grit ๐Ÿ˜‰

They are getting smoother and shinier ๐Ÿ•’ ‘๐”ธ ๐•จ๐•’๐•ฅ๐•”๐•™๐•–๐•• ๐•‚๐•–๐•ฅ๐•ฅ๐•๐•– โ„•๐•–๐•ง๐•–๐•ฃ ๐”น๐• ๐•š๐•๐•ค’ โ—๏ธ

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