How to Tumble Polish Rocks Into Gems


How to Tumble Polish Rocks Into Gems

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Tumbling made plain and simple tells you IN PLAIN LANGUAGE...How to load your machine, select the correct abrasives, compounds, tumbling speeds and intensities. How to use carriers, medias, fillers, additive thickeners, suspension agents, pre-polishing agents. burnishing ...and the list goes on and on. Before you learn to fly...better learn how to ride. So lets start at the beginning...and if you are already an expert..then you can skip this part of the book.

Anyone can learn how to tumble polish...if you follow the rules, keep a simple log of your tumbling operations, and remember..tumbling won't produce good results on bad materials. So were going to give you basic rules to follow.

Covered are: basic types of tumbling equipment, how they differ in operation, locating and selecting materials, medias, carriers and fillers, abrasives, polishing compounds, and loading the tumbler correctly, for best results!

Third Edition, Thirteenth Printing, October 2013. (Third Edition dated 2005, and revised in 2006)

First Printing, January 1995
Second (Revised) Printing, Second Edition, January 1996
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