DIY Faceting Head in Action, faceting an SRB

I did a short video to explain the most important features of my home made faceting head:

Btw, now it's not only the head, but actually the whole machine that I built myself. It does maybe not look as the fanciest one, but it was quite significantly cheaper than to buy a ready made one, and it is definitely subject to constant improvement.

Here are two stones - a smokey quartz and a simple glass marble - that I cut already with the new head. It was a tremendous saving of time and accuracy is great:


Edit 2017-02-15: Here's an illustration of cutting and polishing a glass marble to a standard round brilliant:

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