Make your plans now to attend the 10th USFG Franklin Faceters Frolic! July 27, 28 and 29, 2017. The Frolic is held in conjunction with the other gem show going on the same weekend in Franklin. Lots to do and see. The Frolic is still at The Factory 1024 Georgia Rd. Franklin, NC 20734 (I […]
Make your plans now to attend the Ninth Annual USFG-Franklin Faceters Frolic on July 28, 29 and 30, 2016. We are part of the United States Faceters Guild and have expanded to a 3 day format to include more speakers and programs along with a broad array of dealers. The Franklin Faceters Frolic is held […]
We have turned on private messaging between members and groups of members. To private message a member, click their profile and you will now find a Private Message button in their cover image. Your private messages are received in the Messages tab of My Profile, where they can be viewed or deleted. By default, you will receive […]
In faceting, you never really know how a new design is going to turn out until you try cutting it. Similarly, in building Web sites, we learn a lot when people start using a new site. We have been listening to member feedback over the last few days and adjusting features of the site to […]
The San Francisco Bay Area Faceters Frolic is coming to Hayward, California, March 5 & 6, 2016. The Frolic is being co-sponsored by the Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley (MGSCV) and the United States Faceters Guild and it is taking place in conjunction with the Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley’s 68th Annual […]
Full details are available at our new competition page! Good luck!
We are thrilled to present our new Web site to our members and to the world. This article will familiarize you with the new features of the site. Existing members already have accounts on the site. You can gain access to your account by requesting a password reset. Click on the “password reset” link, highlighted in green in […]
The second annual USFG-Tucson Factors Frolic will be held at the OPLC clubhouse February 4, 5, and 6, 2016 leading up to the annual OPLC Hob Nob on Saturday evening.
Jan. 15, 1994, by Fred Van SantRevised Sept. 15, 1999 (Note: For terms dealing with crystal structure, geology, and other such technical subjects, see a textbook.) Adjacent Facets:Two facets on a stone which form a line between them. If facet A shares a line with facet B they are adjacent. Top of Page Alignment: The […]
by Bob Keller, Old Pueblo Lapidary Club I learned to facet on a Facetron in an Old Pueblo Lapidary Club faceting class. I also worked in class on an Imperial outfitted with a dial indicator. The machine that’s been may favorite for several years now is well used Mark I Graves that I acquired cheap. […]