Cabochons I

 Cabochons 1 – Paul Roberts

William Holland – June 9-14, 2019

All the basic techniques for trimming a slab into a preform, then grinding and shaping, sanding and polishing that preform until you have a sparkling cabochon ready for mounting will be discussed and/or demonstrated. Safety issues, machine maintenance, sealing and stabilizing fractured or pitted stones will be covered as well as dealing with toxic material.

LAB FEE: $35

ESTIMATED MATERIALS COST: $0-$100

PREREQUISITES: NONE

Paul Roberts Bio –

Paul has been an enthusiastic lapidary for over 20 years and is eager to share his passion with both beginning cabbers and more experienced folk. Due to other obligations Paul has cut his teaching schedule drastically to only two classes for the 2018 season.