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MakkyBrown

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Re: Mounting stone on Dopp stick
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2021, 08:42:14 PM »
Give it a go Muzzadebbies :), click on your image in the gallery, copy all the code out of the box next to "BB Medium Image Code". Paste it into your post.

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Re: Mounting stone on Dopp stick
« Reply #16 on: December 04, 2021, 09:18:44 PM »
I can't wrap my head around the use of a target dop when first dopping the stone to keep it accurately central to the dop. It was mentioned a few times on my "Dopping with epoxy" thread. Taking a rough round preform for example, which is dopped on it's crown. How do you know the stone is central to the dop?

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Re: Mounting stone on Dopp stick
« Reply #17 on: December 04, 2021, 10:51:19 PM »
I remember seeing Mark/Hashnu stones using a stone aligner/holder that used multiple screws/bolts to align the stone in relation to the dop. At the time I remember thinking that's a great idea and I'll make one of those.
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Re: Mounting stone on Dopp stick
« Reply #18 on: December 05, 2021, 06:32:41 PM »
Frank, I think Muzza is trying to centralise the stone to reduce wastage as he's already preformed it.
Common sense isn't exactly common

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Re: Mounting stone on Dopp stick
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2021, 08:01:08 AM »
Hi Frank,


Regarding the use of a target dop, I put blue tax in the centre of the target dop and use it to hold the stone in position.  Then centre the stone visually using the rings on the target dop for guidance, then lower my dop with glue onto the stone.


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