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fossilman

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Re: Modern day knapping...
« Reply #15 on: November 05, 2019, 01:25:23 PM »

I am curious if you think baskenite can be cabbed since it is a form of jasper. Here is an example of the slab.

20181108_133749 by James Sloane, on Flickr

And some cabs made from the material.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/143011703@N05/45288389195/in/dateposted-public/

I think just stabilize it with glue and try it...
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VegasJames

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Re: Modern day knapping...
« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2019, 02:05:30 PM »

I am curious if you think baskenite can be cabbed since it is a form of jasper. Here is an example of the slab.

20181108_133749 by James Sloane, on Flickr

And some cabs made from the material.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/143011703@N05/45288389195/in/dateposted-public/

I think just stabilize it with glue and try it...

I have cabbed it and it did not need to be stabilized to do that.

20181205_151646 by James Sloane, on Flickr
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