DIY Lapidary

Machine builds

RTH Members Unveiling Homemade Ingenuity

Explore our collection of ingenious do-it-yourself lapidary machine projects, innovative devices, and crafty hacks designed and built by our vibrant community of RTH forum members throughout the years.

DIY Cabochon Maker Projects

Build Projects: (19)

DIY Horizontal Flat Lap Projects

Build Projects (16)

DIY Vertical Flat Lap Projects

Build Projects (10)

DIY Lapidary Saw Projects

Build Projects (15)

DIY Sphere Machine Projects

Build Projects: (6


DIY Misc. Lapidary Projects

Build Projects: (10)

To merit inclusion in this section, a DIY project must, at a minimum, be posted on the forum with photos of a working prototype. The most valuable and engaging project submissions are those enriched with multiple photographs and comprehensive step-by-step descriptions, providing an immersive journey from the project’s inception to its completion.