On this CD:
Introduction to the Faceters Companion
About the Faceters Companion CD  -  Copy Permission
Faceters Companion Content Contributors
About Old Pueblo Lapidary Club
Some Hearts for Your Sweetheart
'B' Still My Heart by Jeff Graham
Defibrillator I by Bob Keller
Defibrillator III by Bob Keller
Mount Ida Heart by Bob Keller
Rose Heart by Jeff Graham
Simple Heart by Jeff Graham
Star in a Heart #1 by Charles Covill
Sweetheart by Jeff Graham
Designs for Novices by Fred Van Sant
Novice 1 - Old Mine
Novice 2 - Stretched Octagon
Novice 3 - Hexagon
Novice 4 - Old Mine
Novice 5 - 12-Sided Round
Novice 6 - Triangle Cushion
Novice 7 - Fat Square Cushion
Novice 8 - Pentagon
Novice 9 - Octagon
Novice 10 - Fat Square Cushion
Novice 11 - Triangle Cushion
Novice 12 - 12-Sided Round
Novice 13 - 12-Sided Round
Variations on the Standard Round Brilliant
SRB Classic
SRB Lowboy
SRB with Unstacked Mains
SRB with Spiked Mains
SRB with Vertically Split Mains
SRB with Horizontally Split Mains
SRB with Pavilion Step at Girdle
SRB with Doubled Mains and Stars
SRB with 6 Fold Symmetry
SRB with 12 Fold Symmetry
SRB with 16 Fold Symmetry
SRB with Step Framed Table
SRB with Apex Facets Replacing Table
SRB with Highlight Breaks
SRB with Highlight Breaks and Stars
Bar Rounds by Bob Keller
The Christmas Bell by Walt Heitland
Integral-8 by Tom Herbst
Pentacle by Paul Head
Portugese Cut
Simple Jack by Bob Keller
Taylor-Burton Famous Diamond Replica by Fred Van Sant
Tris de Garnet by Tom Herbst
Rose Spheres by Bob Keller
Rose Sphere 96-96
Rose Sphere 160-96
Rose Sphere 168-96
Rose Sphere 216a-96 aka Santa's Little Helper II
Rose Sphere 216b-96
Rose Sphere 216c-96 aka Santa's Little Helper I
Rose Sphere 288a-96
Rose Sphere 288b-96
Rose Sphere 384-96
Rose Sphere 624a-96
Rose Sphere 1536a-96 aka SnoBall
More Spheres and Spheroids
Hornets Nest by Bob Keller
Rose Egg 480a-80 by Bob Keller
Step Cut Sphere 288a-96 by Bob Keller
Twister by Jeff Ford
GemCad (.gem) Format Designs by:
Charles Covill
Charles Covill (Odds)
Charles Covill (VFWs)
Jeff Ford
Jeff Ford (Polyhedra)
Paul Head
Walt Heitland
Tom Herbst
Bob Keller
Bob Keller (Rose Spheres)
David de Lisle
Craig McGregor
Jim Perkins
Fred Van Sant
Robert Strickland
Mike Yeatts
SRB Variations
All the .gems
GemCad Express Setup
GemCad Installation Notes for New Users
GemCad DOS Suite Setup - Install the GemCad, GemRay, GemFrame and GemFlick Software
GemCad Print Utility for Windows Setup - Install the GemCad Windows Printer Utility
Faceters Companion GemCad Designs Setup - Transfer all the GemCad Designs from this CD
Bare Bytes for GemCad Experts: Menus.txt - Quickref.txt - Readme.txt
GemCad Documentation and How-to - 'The Works' by Robert Strickland
Faceting and Mineralogy Articles
The Art of Observation by Clive Washington
Be a Performer, Not a Preformer by Glenn Klein
Beale/Woolley Depth of Cut Indicator Installation on a Facetron by Art Kavan
Competition Cutting by Art Kavan
Cutting and Polishing Against the Stop by Glenn Klein
Cutting by Ear by Bob Keller
Cutting Sapphires by Jeff Graham
Don't Eat Blue Mushrooms by Bob Keller
Dopping Procedure by Glenn Klein
Dopping with Adhesives by Charles Covill
Dopping with Black Wax is Not a Black Art by Bob Keller
Faceting CZ by Carl Unruh
Faceting Machine Alignment by Paul Head
Gemstone Design Conversion Using the Tangent Ratio Method by Bob Keller
Get Rid of Cheater! by Glenn Klein
Getting Rid of Those Bow Tie Blues by Bob Keller
History of the Australian International Faceting Challenge by Glenn Klein
How to Go from Novice to World Class Facetor by Glenn Klein
Introduction to Crystallography and Mineral Crystal Systems by Mike and Darcy Howard
Judging Competition with Microscopes by Glenn Klein
A Method for Sequencing the Crown by Glenn Klein
Polishing on Water by Glenn Klein
Refractive Index and Critical Angle by Bob Keller
Using Copper Laps to Cut with Diamond by Sumner Olsen
Microsoft Excel Tangent Ratio Spreadsheet by Paul Head (requires Excel)
Properties of Commonly Faceted Minerals and Materials
Faceting Guilds, Clubs and Schools
Faceting Books
Faceting Machine Manufacturers
Tucson Show and Grand Canyon Screen Savers
Online Resources for Faceters:
AFMS Faceters List
Online Gemstone Design Index
Online Faceting Article Index
Online Tangent Ratio Converter
Online Gem Weight Calculator
AFMS Faceted Gemstone Uniform Rules and Guidelines
Online Sources for Freeware Computer Utilities:
Adobe Acrobat Windows (.pdf) Reader/Print Utility
WinZip (.zip) Windows Compression Utility
Microsoft Explorer Windows Web Browser
Netscape Navigator Windows Web Browser

2002 Faceters Engagement Calendar - Rounds

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 OPLC Faceters Companion V2.002

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