From Lapidary rough on the saw

The slab saw is kept outside, covered in a dog kennel next to the chicken coup over at my folks house next door. This is what it looks like. Its an old Rouge saw with a 1976 tag on it. Screwfeed with a 20inch blade. It cuts great and has many years to go. Needs a clean up before summer this season.

Here is the rough on it today. It is from the Morenci Mine and is a soft green stone with nice bubbles of blue Azurite. I have to cut thicker slabs but they are coming out so i can’t wait to see it the material will cab. It probably will with a stabilizing.

From Lapidary rough on the saw
From Lapidary rough on the saw