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Intro to Lapidary

Safety and Basics of Lapidary Equipment

  • 3 hours
  • 55 US dollars
  • Mankato Makerspace

Service Description

The class will consist of: - Basic mineralogy information will be discussed. -Multiple equipment information, demos, and hands on use. -Equipment will include the rock saw, the masonry tile saw, the lap grinding wheel and a few other procedures such as choosing and marking shape and design for cabs on cut slabs and using the dopping wax to secure the cut stone to a dop stick to use with the lap grinder. All material will be provided. class may get a little messy with rock saw oil and tile saw water so clothing you don't mind getting dirty. the tile saw is especially loud and messy. PPE will be provided. age restrictions 16+ Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are wiped down with disinfectant, but please help us out by following these protocols: If you have been feeling sick please communicate with the instructor to postpone or reschedule. Open communication is Key! Sanitize your hands and Sign in when you arrive, Wear your mask if you wish to do so, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands periodically, Sign out before you leave. Your Instructor for this class will be Caleb Stoner If you need to get ahold of Caleb to schedule/ reschedule a class, ask them advice about a project, or commission them to make something for you please contact them here: 507-508-7363 * Texting is preferd

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

::NOTE:: CANCELLATIONS- MUST be done no later than 24 hours before the Class date/time, to receive a refund. RESCHEDULING- MUST be done no later than 3 hours before the class. To Reschedule or Cancel please do so via our website: * Go to * Log in to your account (or create an account using the email address which you entered when you booked the ticket for the class) *Go to MY BOOKINGS * Select the class *reschedule to another class date or cancel.

Contact Details

  • 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN, USA

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