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In the Shop 3-25-2012

Discussion in 'Art In Stone' started by Redrummd, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Redrummd

    Redrummd Moderator Moderator

    May 21, 2007
    I had the camera in the shop today so I took some photos of what is currently in different stages. I have been sick for 8 days now so I am moving at probably half speed and my brain just does not want to properly engage. Decongestants, cough syrup and pain meds just fry what is left of my brain it seems.....

    So if the pictures or what I type is not coherrent well heck I don't know.
    :confused:

    Here is my main bench today.
     

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    Last edited: Mar 25, 2012
  2. Redrummd

    Redrummd Moderator Moderator

    May 21, 2007
    This is my preform staging and grinding staging areas. Basically stone that is eventually heading toward being used.
     

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    Last edited: Mar 27, 2012
  3. Redrummd

    Redrummd Moderator Moderator

    May 21, 2007
    These are backlit scales from the to be ground into preform section: Indonesian Purple Chalcedony: Regency Rose and Luna Agate from Mexico.
     

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  4. Redrummd

    Redrummd Moderator Moderator

    May 21, 2007
    This last photos is what is currently on the small saw - A piece of fossil algae from Wyoming.
     

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  5. testdw

    testdw

    72
    Feb 3, 2011
    Michael,

    Thanks again for your "In The Shop" photo's and explanations. They are always extremely interesting and enjoyable. Really like the Chrysocolla at this stage and will certainly be interested in the final product. The Shattuckites look awesome and will always be interested in these GEMS. Also like the Fossil Algae as it looks very unusual at this stage of your progress. Anxious to see the final stage of the Fossil Algae in addition to all the others.

    Certainly hope you get well quick,
    Dennis
     
  6. Daniel Fairly Knives

    Daniel Fairly Knives Full Time Knifemaker Moderator

    Jan 9, 2011
    Great looking scale material. Awesome stuff!

    Get well soon!
     
  7. hohenstreetroa

    hohenstreetroa Gold Member Gold Member

    308
    May 22, 2010
    Michael -
    Sorry to hear you have been so ill. Get well my friend.
    Thanks for the great shots of your workshop & art-in-stone-in-progress! Looks like more beautiful stone knives coming soon!
     

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