About Pitch Laps

About Pitch Laps

I read with interest an article in The Midwest Faceter, Sept. ’93 called “When All Else Fails”, about polishing the table of a topaz stone which another cutter had made parallel to the cleavage plane. The writer, Nat Cohen, from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, had tried everything without success before remembering his telescope mirror polishing experience. […]

Cliff Jackson

Submitted by Dee Holland Clifford “Cliff” Jackson, NFMS Past President in 1971, passed away in Burley, Idaho on November 30, 2003. Cliff had been in ill health for many years, but despite this, was still an active part of the NFMS. In 1985 when no clubs came forward to host the NAFC Annual Meeting and […]

Carl Unruh

Contributed by Bonnie Glisman Carl Mitford Unruh, 75, died Dec. 2, 2003 in Port Townsend Wash. He was born April 28, 1928 in Hutchinson, Kansas, He moved with his family to Wichita, Kansas, where they lived for a number of years. He attended the University of Kansas graduating with a Master of Science Degree in […]