Freeform Cabochon Cutting: Shape Your Own Stones with Michael Boyd Video Download

Join metalsmith Michael Boyd to learn important basic lapidary techniques for cutting custom gemstones for jewelry making.
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Learn how to cut a custom cabochon in 15 minutes with Michael Boyd! Have complete control over the size and shape of your cabochons as you master this skill. Learn important basic lapidary techniques so you can cut stones with confidence.

Download this video short today to:

  • See how to cut a gemstone slab using a trim saw, grinding machine, and more!
  • Explore important safety information so you can cut confidently.
  • Learn how to cut, shape, and polish stones for custom one-of-a-kind shapes.
  • Watch and learn important lapidary skills in this short format perfect for moving into stone cutting.
  • And more!
Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP9654
Product Type Video Download
File Type MP4
Author/Designer Michael Boyd
Customer Reviews (3)
Good teacher
The short video, for about $5, is a good introduction, showing the steps and tools -- there is enough information given to cut and polish a cabochon. Think the short video would be a lot of help if you want an overview, an idea of what you would be getting in to, or a refresher. I used it as a refresher, I did lapidary quite a bit a few years ago. Review by Deborah K. (Posted on 3/27/2018)
Buy the long version of his cab setting dvd
This short dvd is a waste of time and $. The review above is for the long dvd, which I agree is excellent. This short one is just a "look what I can do" with no insturction (how could you in 15 minutes anyway?). Michael Boyd is a top notch instructor, but this dvd is nothing more than an advert which costs money. Waste of both time and money, but definitely get the real thing, it's worth it (the long dvd he has on cab cutting). Review by Bevin (Posted on 12/10/2014)
Absolutely fabulous! Informative & a 'must have' dvd.
Once again, Michael does not disappoint with the cab cutting dvd. I particularly appreciated the detailed explanation of the different cutting discs and I have just ordered my "Dopmaster" - quite an inexpensive but valuable tool which Michael describes in the video.

I would love to see Michael produce a stone carving video and how to make the two-toned metal that he uses in his jewelry.

Thanks Michael!
Review by Bronwyn (Posted on 6/11/2014)
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