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How to remove your stone from a dop stick. Lapidary 101

Lapidary dop pot

How to remove your stone from a dop stick is often an overlooked technique when most people start learning lapidary work.

Learning this simple technique will spare you frustration in removing your stone from the dop stick.

cabochon on a dop stick for lapidary work
cabochon on a dop stick for lapidary work

When you cabochon-cut stones, you will use a dop stick to hold the stone.

This dop stick behaves like a handle making it easy for the stone cutter and polisher to hold the stone at proper angles.

How do you remove the stone without covering it in wax?

This video answers that question!

You need a dop pot if you are going to do lapidary work. Work smarter not harder.

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