How to Make a Rock Tumbler at Home ? Easy Instructions

How to Make a Rock Tumbler at Home ? Easy Instructions

Rock Tumbler is an essential tool for those who love crafting their own designs using a variety of stones. Yes, you can actually convert an ordinary Rock to a stunning and shiny Gemstone using a Rock Tumbler tool. It is a small machine that lets you convert raw stones...

Rock Tumbler User Guide – Preparation/Setup Step

This initial step is all about getting ready to tumble rocks. As with any relatively complex hobby, it takes time to set up and ensure you have the correct environment and rock tumbling equipment prepared before you begin to actually polish the stones. Decide where...
Step 3 – Final Polishing – Rock Tumbler User Guide

Step 3 – Final Polishing – Rock Tumbler User Guide

This (step 3) assumes that you have completed step 1 and 2 and have a batch of completely scrubbed clean rocks ready to enter the final polish stage. Our suggestion is that for a final polish, a barrel which is dedicated to polishing at step 3 should always be used....

Step 1 – 80 Grit Shaping Stage -Rock Tumbler Guide

This (step 1) assumes that you have a rock tumbler ready to go, all the correct grits, water and actual rocks. On the right you can see an image of how rough rock will look before the process. The rocks are often full of sharp angular edges and there is little or no...
Caring for a Rock Tumbler To Make it Last Longer

Caring for a Rock Tumbler To Make it Last Longer

Taking Good Care of Your Rock Tumbler and Associated Equipment. We’ve learned a lot over the last 20 years when it comes to looking after a rock tumbler to help it last longer. Here are a few pointers to help you keep an eye on things as batches progress and new...