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Phishisgroovin

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Heart project
« on: January 27, 2015, 02:31:04 PM »

Just starting. Turkish blue seam agate




yes, there is a blade on that thing, its .009" thick, no waste is good waste.


Love This tiny saw

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Re: Heart project
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2015, 05:13:26 PM »

Very pretty:)
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2015, 05:33:00 PM »

A little further along, ran out of daylight.
Have to figure out how to polish the botroidal area. I have some tips that are silicone type, one set blue and one pink.





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Re: Heart project
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2015, 07:26:44 PM »

This may be a stupid idea, but what about putting it in a tumbler starting at fine with lots of plastic pellets to keep it cushioned?

I don't know what I'm talking about, but that doesn't always keep me from talking.
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2015, 10:26:38 PM »

Ive never used a tumbler, my friend left his here but i have no clue what to do.
the buffs i have are supposed to rub it down fairly fast to a polish leaving the bumps intact but shiny. same things used on fire opal.
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2015, 06:03:34 AM »

I love hearts.  And the botryoidal top is gonna be killer!
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2015, 07:34:51 AM »

I don't think you'll be happy with it once you start trying to buff the top out; I'd leave it.
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2015, 09:06:33 AM »

It is magnificent:)
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2015, 11:52:03 AM »

Little more to show back and edges











Im leaving that little hole as one of my on purpose imperfections.


Is going to be nice once completed
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2015, 12:24:15 PM »

lookin good :headbang:
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2015, 04:45:43 PM »

Couple more shots, three hours more completed on the 600 and I am still unsatisfied with the back to polish it.




Don't know what the bottom rock is. Thin layer of purty green on green hue shist as far as I know
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2015, 05:31:26 PM »

" three hours more completed on the 600 and I am still unsatisfied with the back to polish it"
Well, that's about 2hrs and 45 min. longer than I would have the patience to put into it but I admire your persistence :headbang:!!!!!
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2015, 05:40:59 PM »

like i said, im very anal retentive about NOT having even a microscopic scratch on my stones lol!
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2015, 05:41:26 PM »

besides, when i am done this pendant will be sold for around $300
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #14 on: January 28, 2015, 06:04:06 PM »

OK you outdid me, I get nothing for my hounding, slabbing, and cabbing, except the satisfaction of seeing another neat rock :)
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2016, 06:30:59 PM »

ok, i have the tools now to complete this and polish the bumpy botroidals!
Going to have to spend some pesos on a few items to make the bail, i think i like Black hills gold alot.
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Re: Heart project
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2016, 06:38:16 AM »

Good on you!  It took me a few minutes to realize that this thread is almost one year old.   :LOLOL:

Now let's see it finished, dammit!   :WEEEE:
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