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Freeform Gem Carving - Demonstration of technique

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Tom Davis
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« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2012, 08:54:59 pm »

Very nice tutorial, pictures, and comments.  Will utilize some of these procedures in future projects.
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« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2012, 05:22:18 am »

This tut was where I first heard of split mandrels. Made my own at first - could never get the split centered - these are worth the money to buy (they're cheap) as they're centered and balanced properly; they spin true.

I'm looking at this guys grit sequence and thinking he's nuts - but look at the piece (and hit his web site - he consistently makes little masterpieces of polished splendor) - there is no arguing with his results.
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« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2014, 12:07:05 am »

This may seem strange, and this is an old post. But I use a website called Denvergemcutting for tutorials. The guy has really good rough, so that helps, but his work is awesome too. Lol they're not meant to be tutorials.
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