Lance  Andrus

Lance graduated from SUNY Potsdam with a degree in Geology and a masters in teaching Secondary Earth Science. He has been teaching eighth grade science in Fayetteville, NC since 2002. He and his wife Laura discovered the peace, tranquility and sense of family that William Holland offers in 2007. They have been members of the family ever since. Lance began faceting using Jeff Graham's instructional book and refined his craft by taking classes from David Corn at William Holland.

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Faceting I - Lance Andrus
This course will give the student the necessary skills to facet your first stones. Students will cut a simple octagon shape in synthetic quartz as their first stone. Students will learn wax dopping, how to use a faceting machine, stone transfer, lap maintenance and other techniques. The lab fee includes a manual, rough for two stones and an Ultralap polishing lap. Students may bring in their own rough if they choose; nothing harder than a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale. Students should bring an OptiVISOR or similar head mounted magnifying device.

Lab Fee: $50.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $0+
Consumables Fee: $15.00
Prerequisites: None

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