SIMON LEACH - Two other different faceting techniques ! www.simonleachceramics...... A couple of other ways to facet here ...be inventive & create your own style ! ..above all KEEP PRACTICING !!!! SL
Faceting the Famous Hope Diamond An illustration of faceting techniques used to produce a precise duplicate of the Smithsonian's famed Hope Diamond, plus gemological information and a bit of history about the famed gem.
The World's Most Inexpensive Faceting Machine Don't laugh! Template Faceters - which you can easily make for under $5 - have been in use by professional faceters for centuries. They take a bit of learning as this video shows, but in a world of thousand-dollar machines, a Template Faceter offers a cheap gateway into serious faceting.
Faceting from Square to Round - an Altered Cylinder By special request from skindawg16, another Bill van Gilder demo from his workshop at Goggleworks, Reading, PA
Meetpoint Faceting #1 - the SRB Quick introduction to meetpoint faceting concepts with the Standard Round Brilliant Design.
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SIMON LEACH - Cylinder for faceting This form you can do too ! just make it thicker than you normally would . SL
Poly Metric Concave Faceting with Dalan Hargrave Learn how to use the Poly Metric OMF faceting machine. Dalan Hargrave gives a step by step instruction on cutting a Dust Devil Mine sunstone and the uses of corian laps for polishibg.
Warren MacKenzie faceting a bowl Woodbury High School Advanced Ceramics students visit Warren MacKenzie at his pottery in Stillwater, MN. He throws some small bowls for us, and demonstrates decoration techniques he favors.
SIMON LEACH - faceting another bowl ! ..I was doing a turning demo here but ny camera battery went flat in the middle ! ...I used the same bowl here for another faceting demo. We do run courses here in Spain, come & learn some new tricks with us down here ...do you like paella ? regards SL
FUNKe Fired Arts Tip of the Week - Faceting Ben Clark from FUNKe Fired Arts in Cincinnati, OH shows you a great technique to modify your pottery: faceting! FUNKe FIRED ARTS offers many unique classes for kids and adults... Check out the website at !
Faceting the Great Florentine Diamond Shows the faceting methods for cutting a precise dulicate of the famed yellow Florentine Diamond (of Tuscany), plus some gemological information and history about the famous gem of Italian-Austrian royalty.
Meetpoint Faceting #2 - the Barion Oval Meetpoint faceting - using the Barion Oval to understand meetpoint concepts and facet sequencing.
Faceting the Famed Kohinoor Diamond . . . Shows the faceting techniques used to produce an exact duplicate of the famous Kohinoor Diamond (the main diamod of British Queen Elizabeth's crowN), plus a bit of gemological information and history about the famed gem.
Meet Point Faceting #3 - CAM Trilliant Meetpoint faceting - using a Trilliant to understand CAM meetpoint faceting.
rubellite.mov Faceting a 15+ carat vivid Orangey Red Rubellite Tourmaline from a rough crystal
Dalan Hargrave Poly Metric OMF Concave Faceting Dalan Hargrave demos the basics of using the scintillator 88 to a poly metric optical magnified faceting (omf) machine. the world's first concave faceting system by Zane Hoffman.
Warren MacKenzie demonstrates faceting a pot A group of Minnesota high school ceramics students visits Warren MacKenzie in his studio. He threw several bowls, demonstrating different techniques and tools, and references Shoji Hamada in this demo.
Meetpoint Faceting #6 - OMNI Design Concepts Learn how to modify and create gem designs using OMNI concepts. Demonstration of OMNI-fication to quickly build a deeper gem design.
Faceting Gemstones on Kid's Day at TGMS 2009 with Brett Kosnar Brett Kosnar of Mineral Classics shows the school children shipped in by the busload a little glimps into what goes into faceting a gemstone. Filmed by Justin Zzyzx of The-
Meetpoint Faceting #4 - the OMNI Meetpoint Faceting - Understanding the OMNI
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Meetpoint Faceting #5 - CAM Design Concepts Learn how to modify and create gem faceting designs using CAM concepts.
SIMON LEACH - faceting a bowl my bowl was a bit soft at base & the downward force of cutting the facets left the bowl spinning out of true at the end of the demo - watch that when you try , dry the bowl evenly to cheese hard state .Better softer on the top than at the base. regards SL & thanks for all feedbacks!!
Faceting pottery Some examples of common faceting.
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Faceting the Famed Mogul Diamond Illustrates the faceting method used to duplicate the famous Mogul Diamond, once the biggest faceted diamond on earth, plus some brief gemological information and history surrounding the famous diamond.
Faceting With a Calibrated Jamb Peg . . . In an industry of highly expensive faceting machines, the patented Calibrated Jamb Peg by Gerald Wykoff ranks as the least expensive, fastest to learn - and facets quickly and precisely.
Time Lapse Faceting Record Sunstone Time-lapse video of cutting the world's largest flat-facted Oregon Sunstone.
Throwing and faceting a teabowl. Seagrove potter Tom Gray is shown here throwing and faceting a small cup suitable for use as a teabowl or stemless wine cup. The bottom wil lbe finished like the cups in the teabowls 102 video. Enjoy!
SIMON LEACH - Throwing & faceting bowl If you get an inspiration, go out to your studio & make it happen !!! throw that pot ,do that decoration , mix that glaze..make it a reality ! SL
Throwing and faceting a pitcher. throwing a pitcher and cutting the rim to form a spout and then faceting the side of the pitcher. Shows completed piece after firing in soda kiln.
Faceting the Burton-Taylor Diamond A brilliant square emerald design, the famous Burton-Taylor diamond is rather easily duplicated in a man-made garnet. It's historic name is the Krupp Diamond but remains Liz Taylors' favorite gem.
Faceting the Famed Polar Star Diamond Long regarded as probably the most brilliant diamond ever facted, the 40-carat Polar Star poses few problems while cutting a duplicate made of YAG (a man-made garnet). The 4-fold cushion design features a butterfly culet reflective appearance.
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SIMON LEACH - Faceting the Nut & Bolt pot ! ....... Engineer your pots well ! LOL !! the cheese cutter is very forgiving , so get one & get groovin !! KEEP PRACTICING please click - thanks SL
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Faceting the Great Orloff Diamond Because of its unusual symmetry design, faceting a duplicate of the great Russian Orloff diamond required a special indexing tool mounted on a jamb peg. The innovation worked and the diamond, with gemology and historical information, is illustrated fully.
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