Gem Cutting - A Lapidary's manual
John Sinkankas
Van Nostrand Reinhold (1962)
In Collection
Paperback 9780442276232
For over half a century, Gem Cutting has served as the go-to guide for beginners and experts alike. Offering a wealth of information for everyone, it starts with the fundamentals and leads logically to techniques and projects that will challenge even the most advanced cutter. Every step is described in detail and illustrated with drawings and photographs. Sinkankas covers common pitfalls and, wherever possible, offers hints on how to take money-saving shortcuts. Incorporating tips on operating equipment for greatest efficiency, he explains how to make or choose equipment for sawing, grinding, sanding, and other basic operations. Special chapters describe how to cut and polish cabochons, faceted gems, spheres and beads; how to tumble gems; and how to make carvings, engravings, inlays, and mosaics
Product Details
LoC Classification TS752.5
Dewey 736.2028
Edition 2nd
Cover Price 127.51 CHF
No. of Pages 297
Height x Width 280 x 210  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Location B 13
Purchase Price 19.24 CHF
Purchase Date avril 2019
Condition Good
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