Jasper Island Stone cut line

For lovers of rocks.

Jasper Island Stone cut line

Postby fossil finder » March 16th, 2016, 4:14 pm

I'm using this cement pipe end piece filled with fine gravel to position/etablish a cut line on my rock specimens so they have a flat base. Actually cutting on this line on a randomly shaped hard rock is another matter! This 20-plus cm specimen of red jasper will eventually be cut at about the gravel line.
Image
Image
User avatar
fossil finder
Aussie Bonsai Fan
Aussie Bonsai Fan
 
Posts: 267
Joined: April 17th, 2015, 4:33 pm
Location: NSW
Favorite Species: swampys
Bonsai Age: 2

Re: Jasper Island Stone cut line

Postby rodm » March 16th, 2016, 4:55 pm

Hi FF
I think if you were to paint the pipe ends black and leave the gravel in, it would be most acceptable and attractive :imo: most attractive, actually you might start a entire new wave of thinking :cool:
Cheers RodM
rodm
Aussie Bonsai Fan
Aussie Bonsai Fan
 
Posts: 265
Joined: May 19th, 2010, 7:12 pm
Location: Tamworth NSW
Favorite Species: Junipers, pines, maple and elms
Bonsai Age: 38

Re: Jasper Island Stone cut line

Postby peterb » March 16th, 2016, 10:43 pm

Hi fossil , what a beautiful rock :tu: , did you find it on one of your walkabouts . I like that idea of yours for drawing a cut line. I've just finished building myself a copy carver so that i can carve daiza without having to cut. I'll let you know how it works
Peterb
User avatar
peterb
Aussie Bonsai Fan
Aussie Bonsai Fan
 
Posts: 724
Joined: October 4th, 2011, 5:09 pm
Location: adelaide
Favorite Species: olive
Bonsai Age: 5

Re: Jasper Island Stone cut line

Postby fossil finder » March 17th, 2016, 5:25 am

Yes it's a recent find peterb but I can't take the credit for the idea for marking cutline which was based on a suiseki film saw online. Let me know how you go with your copy carver. Sounds like a great idea for those tricky daizas!

Sent from my SM-T530 using Tapatalk
User avatar
fossil finder
Aussie Bonsai Fan
Aussie Bonsai Fan
 
Posts: 267
Joined: April 17th, 2015, 4:33 pm
Location: NSW
Favorite Species: swampys
Bonsai Age: 2


Return to Suiseki and Viewing Stones

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No Members and 1 guest