Illustrations, photos, anddetailed instructions showhow to cut a cabochon.Everything to start a craftsperson on the way to expert cutting. Answers all the questions from dopping to setting stones. 64 pages.
Advanced Cabochon Cutting by Jack R. Cox
Learn how to master special shaped cabochon cutting, assembled stones, star stones, and cat's eyes. Special sections on opal and jade. 64 pages.
The Art of Gem Cutting by Dr. H.C. Dake 1987 7th Edition
Tells how to buy rough stones, cut the gems, choose equipment, and use equipment. It gets the reader started on the right path and builds and interest in many phases of the hobby of gem cutting. 96 pages
Rock Sculpture by Violet Stage 1988 3rd Printing
How to use Diamond Abrasives to cut Gemstones by Arthur L. Riggle 1996 Revised
How to cut cabochons and small flats using diamond abrasives. Subjects include trim sawing, slab sawing, grinding, dopping, smoothing, polishing, and equipment. Illustrated in color. 30 pages.