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Techniques for Polishing Hard Stone (and Jade?)

Techniques for Polishing Hard Stone (and Jade?)

Ever wanted to create a high gloss "glassy" finish on a hard stone sculpture?


Pat Barton will demonstrate polishing hard stone, in particular olivine and peridotite. The techniques and tools also apply to just about any stone and have come from his lapidary and jade experieince.

He will cover:

  1. Tools Needed
  2. Consumable and materials needed
  3. Keeping the tools and work area clean.
  4. Safety
  5. Preping for polishing
  6. Basics of Polishing
  7. Tips & Tricks for success
  8. Gettting into the small places (better yet avoid traps)
  9. Orange Peel and other pitfalls.

Come with a stone (surface) to polish.

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Event Properties

Event date 10-04-2014 10:00 am
Event End Date 10-04-2014 3:00 pm
Capacity 9
Available place 1
Cut off date 10-04-2014
Individual Price $45.00
Location Carl Nelson's Studio
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