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  • leather and wood laps

    Posted by angel on March 10, 2021 at 12:35 am

    hey i just bought a bunch of used crystalite laps off Ebay and there were also laps the previous owner made himself like a wood lap and a leather lap___so my question is how do i clean the leather lap and theres a lap that reads MD&R
    any idfo or ideas you could offer with the care and maitenace of the laaps would be so greatly appreciated

    gemmakermz replied 2 years, 10 months ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Alan Balmer

    Administrator
    March 12, 2021 at 10:44 am

    I suspect the previous owner was making cabochons. Leather works well for polish, and note the lap with the wide grooves, also used for cabs.

  • gemmakermz

    Member
    September 4, 2021 at 10:59 am

    yes that looks like cabbing laps. that three grove phenolic lap was made to polish small cabs and sapphire cabs.

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