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Coticule love... show off your rock

Stone rescue of the week. Stopped by one of my honey-hole junk shop and this was there. A lonely 7” coticule that lost it’s mate. Surprised it survived this long in a box of junk. It’s was a “I can’t believe I got it so cheap” or “I can’t believe he gave me that much for it” type of deal. We both were smiling. Luckily, a long while ago, I scored a 7 inch long BBW looking for a mate. Time to make a marrage. A little sanding, epoxy, and clamps and now I got something to work with. Removed extra epoxy with a work knife, some sanding and lapping to bring back to life. The finished stone, after lapping, has a clean, uniform surface with a nice blush and ended up with a invisible glue line. The vintage coticule population has increased by one and now I have a stone that will be going strong long after I assume room temperature

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Stone rescue of the week. Stopped by one of my honey-hole junk shop and this was there. A lonely 7” coticule that lost it’s mate. Surprised it survived this long in a box of junk. It’s was a “I can’t believe I got it so cheap” or “I can’t believe he gave me that much for it” type of deal. We both were smiling. Luckily, a long while ago, I scored a 7 inch long BBW looking for a mate. Time to make a marrage. A little sanding, epoxy, and clamps and now I got something to work with. Removed extra epoxy with a work knife, some sanding and lapping to bring back to life. The finished stone, after lapping, has a clean, uniform surface with a nice blush and ended up with a invisible glue line. The vintage coticule population has increased by one and now I have a stone that will be going strong long after I assume room temperature

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Really nice job putting those together, well done.
 
Stone rescue of the week. Stopped by one of my honey-hole junk shop and this was there. A lonely 7” coticule that lost it’s mate. Surprised it survived this long in a box of junk. It’s was a “I can’t believe I got it so cheap” or “I can’t believe he gave me that much for it” type of deal. We both were smiling. Luckily, a long while ago, I scored a 7 inch long BBW looking for a mate. Time to make a marrage. A little sanding, epoxy, and clamps and now I got something to work with. Removed extra epoxy with a work knife, some sanding and lapping to bring back to life. The finished stone, after lapping, has a clean, uniform surface with a nice blush and ended up with a invisible glue line. The vintage coticule population has increased by one and now I have a stone that will be going strong long after I assume room temperature

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Nice save!
 
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