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How to stop facetting stones.

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light house jack
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« on: March 23, 2016, 07:18:21 am »

Rock and roll is a good way to describe a good motion.  Think of not only your hands moving but also your shoulders. Another BIG mistake that many cab cutters do is have too long of a dop stick. I teach using very short sticks and to hold the stick very close to the stone. This not only gives you support of the stone but you can feel what is happening between the stone and the wheel.  Look at a long dop stick and compare it to a broom handle duck taped to the steering wheel of your car and you sitting in the back seat trying to drive down a hill controlling the car holding on to the tip of the long broom handle. You have little control. Short dop sticks folks.
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