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Re: Motor wiring.
« Reply #20 on: March 09, 2017, 01:56:31 pm »
I guess I should ship you some geodes now!
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« Reply #21 on: March 09, 2017, 03:52:14 pm »
HECK YEA YOU SHOULD!!!
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Re: Motor wiring.
« Reply #22 on: March 09, 2017, 03:54:54 pm »
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Re: Motor wiring.
« Reply #23 on: March 09, 2017, 03:59:16 pm »
First cuts on a Petoskey stone.
 

 
 

 
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Re: Motor wiring.
« Reply #24 on: March 09, 2017, 05:23:29 pm »
That's really, really cool , Jeff  8) 8)

I have always wanted to be able to saw up rocks  :)
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« Reply #25 on: March 09, 2017, 06:28:21 pm »
 

 
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« Reply #26 on: March 09, 2017, 07:36:50 pm »
First cuts on a Petoskey stone.
 
That is going to look amazing when polished.  I have never seen anything like that.  Is that a mineral or a fossil stone?  If a mineral, what is it related to?
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« Reply #27 on: March 09, 2017, 07:40:35 pm »
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« Reply #28 on: March 09, 2017, 09:29:05 pm »
I can see already it is an art to keep the stone from moving as it is cut. After a little practice, I was able to cut this nice slice of black puddingstone.
 

 
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« Reply #29 on: March 09, 2017, 10:21:03 pm »
 :o  I can see that you are gonna get fancy!   :)
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« Reply #30 on: March 09, 2017, 10:34:58 pm »
Hot glue the rock to something you can clamp, or glue shims to it for the clamp to grab?

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« Reply #31 on: March 10, 2017, 07:25:47 am »
It would be really cool to cut a bunch of them and use them as tiles, like on a counter top or shower stall floor.
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« Reply #32 on: March 10, 2017, 09:30:33 am »

 I've cut some rocks in half and used them as pulls on cabinets.... I'll get some pics of one in my shop. I used my tile cutting saw to cut it, this thing is way more cool.... I need one of those !!!!   :D 

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« Reply #33 on: March 10, 2017, 09:53:16 am »
I need to rig a coolant jug for the grinding wheels. It was gravity feed, with a port in the tray to recover. Problem is right now, Im not sure what they use in that. I think some sort of additive to water to aid in cutting, cooling, and breaking the surface tension of the water. With those wheels, I can them shape stone.This tool also has a wheel off the end to polish with I am guessing, as I have some pads and things tht go on there some how. I also have some other stuff in boxes that I am not sure what it is. I'm hoping some sort of glue for gluing rocks to sticks or something. I'll have to go out there and take some photos of the stuff to see if anyone has any ideas.  There is also a box of syringes. ??? ???
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« Reply #34 on: March 10, 2017, 10:31:22 am »
On my DeWalt tile cutting saw, there is a recirculating pump like for a waterfall.  Not big and it goes as far away as possible from the saw in the tray so the grit has a chance to settle.  It is a vane type pump like you see in aquariums so only plastic is in the water to avoid corrosion.  You could have a 5 gallon bucket on the floor with the pump suspended a bit from the bottom so the grit has a place to collect.

But a quick route might be to use a garden pump sprayer?  That would give a good, constant spray.  If you set it up with enough hose, it could sit on the floor and you could re-pump it up when needed as you cut.
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« Reply #35 on: March 10, 2017, 05:58:33 pm »
JB-Weld work good on rocks.
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« Reply #36 on: March 10, 2017, 06:57:01 pm »
I'd think gorilla glue might work. A lot cheaper than jb weld.
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« Reply #37 on: March 10, 2017, 07:49:39 pm »
Now you can make stone drink dollies for the Mrs..  interesting tables w/ stone insets..  or hot pot plates.  I've always liked rocks.. except the ones I have to pick up out of the field. 

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« Reply #38 on: March 10, 2017, 09:15:52 pm »
  I took time out to get a pic of that stone I had cut to make the drawer pull.



 

 

 

  i used my orbital sander to polish it, it has lost some of the sheen with time.
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« Reply #39 on: March 10, 2017, 09:22:16 pm »
I like that isawlogs, Good Idea,  :) :)
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