The How-To’s of Cabbing and Carving Montana Agates and Other Chalcedony
Father-and-son Montana agate experts, Tom and Jim Harmon fill each of the 46 pages of this book with easy-to-understand, inspiring, and empowering details and photos about working with Montana agate.
The chapters are arranged as follows: Reading the Rough; Dimensional Cutting; and Dimensional Slabs.
Learn how to:
• Turn raw agates into cabochons and carvings.
• Best procedures and practices for standard cabbing, specialty cutting, cutting layered dendrite agate, and freeform agate carving.
• Read the rough.
• Select the best tools for the job.
• Hand-finish and tumble polish agates.
There is something for every lapidary artist to learn from this book, regardless of one’s level of experience.