How To / Videos

Patriotic Paua Abalone Bottle Opener

  (long video)

Learn how to inlay red, white, and blue paua strips HERE.

How to Make an Opal Ring (quick video)
Opal Ring, DIY Mandrel
Learn how to make an opal ring in 60 minutes or less HERE.

DIY Mandrel Plan

 

DIY Mortar and Pestle
Learn how to crush shell, stone, opal easily! HERE.

 
 
DIY Ring Workstation

Ring Sizes/Conversions
Click Here

Turned Opal Rim
Learn how to make an opal rim on a bowl HERE.

Woodcraft Magazine
Learn how to create the snowflake ornament HERE.
 
American Woodturner Magazine
Learn how to create a geode in wood HERE.

Snowflake Ornament
Download the free template HERE

Stephen Hatcher
Explains his process HERE.
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Inlay Materials
Mother of Pearl, quick and easy
Alternative Inlays
for woodworkers and turners
Calcite Inlay Star
with epoxy
Alternative Inlays
for woodworkers and turners