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MakkyBrown

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Heart of the Mountain
« on: January 07, 2024, 06:19:59 PM »
I've committed myself in my design book Volume 6 to cut an Arkenstone as I used a quote from the Hobbit, so better get stuck in. Just dopped a big lump of cz with super glue. Next I'll be added a heap of dextone so it has no chance of coming off.
Atm the design subject to change has 1020 facets and will be greater than 40mm diameterMight take awhile :)
« Last Edit: January 07, 2024, 06:23:13 PM by MakkyBrown »

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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2024, 06:30:26 PM »
Gezze peeps, 1020 facets what would that take you? (Three weeks effort)?

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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2024, 06:53:05 PM »
I will be following your progress 😊. Mountain is the right name - it’s massive

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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2024, 07:29:18 PM »
1020 facets! Wow that's a lot and a lot of time cutting it as well.

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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2024, 08:27:02 PM »
Will be following.

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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2024, 10:32:48 PM »
 ;D Off to a good start roughing in. Girdle diameter is 42.3mm atm. I'll have a another go tomorrow.



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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2024, 11:22:51 AM »
Wow, amazing 😊

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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2024, 08:25:38 PM »
120 down only 900 to go   :o Girdle + P1.



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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2024, 08:31:14 PM »
Gee I hope it is not too big for my transfer jig. Just under 42mm diameter.

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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2024, 10:33:23 PM »
W🤩W, it’s already shining 👍, I like

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Re: Heart of the Mountain
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2024, 04:50:26 PM »
Had to recut the first pav tier as I have changed the design a bit. Covid slows things down a bit, about to get back into it for a tier or two :) ??? back to it.

 

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