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Turning figured talc. Make small bowls and vessels from dendritic talc, a soft stone which can be turned on a wood lathe.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #38 May-Jun 1994 pg. 66
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #40 Oct 1994 pg. 4

Tips on turning Australian soapstone using an ordinary wood lathe.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jun 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 74

Alabaster on the lathe. Using an ordinary woodworking lathe to cut and polish alabaster.
FINE WOODWORKING #74 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 55

Turning gemstone goblets on a tub machine.
GEMS & MINERALS #486 Apr 1978 pg. 44

The art of gemstone turning. Includes instructions for turning a goblet with a lid.
GEMS & MINERALS #495 Jan 1979 pg. 52

Turned with flair. Martin Hultquist's process for coaxing delicately designed yet sturdy bowls from quartz, jade, and other gem materials.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Feb 1990 (v.43#11) pg. 92

Gemstone vases. Seven simple steps to make turned gemstone vases without the help of a lathe. Requires the use of a trim saw, sanding drum, diamond bur, buffing wheel and a simple wooden frame.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1990 (v.44#3) pg. 81

Lathe-turned stone. Making columns and balusters from raw stone using a simple shop-built lathe.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1993 (v.21#3) pg. 51
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1993 (v.21#5) pg. 12

Turning talc, a type of soapstone.
WOODTURNING #69 Nov 1998 pg. 27