i heart my tumbler!

>> Sunday, August 31, 2008


so i saved up and took the plunge and bought a tumbler - a Thumbler's Tumbler, to be exact! now, i kind of felt like i was jumping the gun, given as how i don't think i'm at the point yet where i would need one. however, i couldn't resist!


it took a month for my stainless steel shot to come in, and the whole time i was waiting, the tumbler sat in the box. every once in a while, i'd take it out just to see if i could figure it out, but i'd get a little scared and back into the box it would go!


once the shot came, i finally took it out, set it up according to the picture from the "instruction manual" and filled the rubber "tumbler" with water and one drop of dishwashing liquid. i then dumped a load of fine silver pieces that i had just fired and let the whole thing roll for about a day.


talk about SHINE! this baby polishes like nobody's business! i'm so happy i got this - and it has been inspiring because now all i want to do is make stuff to throw in! it was a little squeaky before, but after a little WD-40, it sounds like a little rushing waterfall in my basement.

2 comments:

greavesdesign August 31, 2008 at 10:05 AM  

Nice to meet another Torontonian! You have a great shop and so successful, wow! I have yet to register as a business. I am not there yet, by far!
Hopefully, one day I will have my 600th. sale...

Elise of Argyle Whale October 3, 2008 at 8:07 PM  

neat! I got a toy rock tumbler as a kid and loved it.

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