STUDIO TOUR
  HOMESTEAD LAPIDARY
CABOCHONS AND CARVINGS FOR DESIGNERS AND COLLECTORS
Just rebuilt the horizontal 18"Great Western slab saw. This model saves a lot of space with it's piano hinge two panel  folding top. Hydraulic controlled feed rate and shut off.
Three Poly arbors, rebuilt trim saw and Lortone expandable drum sander. Cabinetry for supplies.
Rolling mill, Hydraulic Die forming press, investment vacuum, drill press and storage for rubber molds and waxes.
Trophy wall, tool chests for bench tools and Mini torches.Alarm system, Neycraft furnace in corner.                                   Click photo
Jewelers bench 2'x4' sits on top of 3'x5' school teachers Oak desk, plenty of storage. Added
roll out drawer and swing out arm rest under bench top.                           
More cabinetry for supplies. Polishing unit, Taurus Three, ring saw, Wax injector, Spin caster, mold vulcanizing and 2 horse air compressor. 
The "Clean Room" for faceting. showing polishing
the table of a stone still in the ring.       click photo
click bench photos for larger view
Alphabetical Slab storage inventory.

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Center desk drawer for filings and saw dust.