Beginner's Rock Tumbler
Thumler's MP-1 Rock Tumbler Kit:
Our best-selling tumbler because it is inexpensive and quiet. The soft rubber barrel makes much less noise than a toy tumbler with a plastic barrel. Learn about rock tumbling with a quality machine at a low price. Includes everything you need to produce one batch of tumbled stones. Includes a small jewelry kit. Perfect for the beginner. Convenient refill kits are available here
$166.75. Our Price: $129.99
We offer one of the internet's largest selections of beautifully polished tumbled stones from around the world. Choose from mixtures
or single-variety packs
Rock Tumbling Library
Rock Tumbling Library:
Learn the secrets of rock tumbling! We have the largest collection of rock tumbling articles on the internet. Every article written by experts.
Thumler's A-R1 Kit:
Larger and more durable than the MP-1 shown above. The barrel will quietly tumble about twice as much rock. Has a thermally protected motor on a metal frame. Will last for years. Includes rocks, grit, a small jewelry kit and instructions. Refill kits are available here
$278.99. Our Price: $209.99
Like the A-R1 above but with two 3-pound capacity barrels. Tumble two different materials at one time, tumble materials at two different steps in the tumbling process, or two people can each have their own barrel.
$286.22. Our Price: $219.99
Available as a kit for only $289.99
A large tumbler with a 12-pound capacity barrel. Used to quietly tumble a lot of rocks or to clean brass ammunition casings. With minor adjustments it can easily be converted to run two 3-pound barrels (video here
$348.17. Our Price: $279.99
Thumler's Model B:
The largest rotary tumbler that we sell. Has a 15-pound capacity barrel and a larger motor than the tumblers above. Used to tumble rocks but is very popular for cleaning brass casings. Has a thick rubber liner to prevent leaks and to run quietly.
$436.42. Our Price $329.99
Tumble a batch of stones from start to finish in just 7 to 14 days! The Lot-O uses less grit than a rotary tumbler and produces an awesome polish on agate, jasper, and many other rocks. Save time, save electricity, use less grit, and save money with a Lot-O-Tumbler.
Single Barrel Model- Only $349.99
Thumler's UV-10 Mini Bowl Vibratory Tumbler,
Twin Barrel Model - Only $449.99
Thumler's UV-10 Vibratory Tumbler,
Thumler's UV-18 Vibratory Tumbler
, and Thumler's UV-45 Vibratory Tumbler
Thumler's Ultra-Vibe industrial tumblers are heavy-duty tumblers designed for rock tumbling. We offer models with a four-pound bowl, a ten-pound bowl, an eighteen-pound bowl, and a forty-five-pound bowl. All four are designed to tumble rocks or brass ammunition casings.
Mini Bowl - MSRP
UV-10 - MSRP
UV-18 - MSRP
UV-45 - MSRP
Rock Tumbler Parts
Rock Tumbler Parts:
We offer parts for Thumler's Tumblers
. For other brands and vintage tumblers, please read this article
Rock Tumbling Supplies
||Rock Tumbler Grit
All of the grit you need for rock tumbling. Sold in kits or by-the-pound. Save by purchasing in bulk.
||Rock Tumbler Polish|
We offer a variety of polishes including TXP, #61 Rapid Polish, cerium oxide, tin oxide, tripoli, and more.
Two sizes of ceramic cylinder media and plastic pellets. These are used for cushioning, delivering grit, and as filler.
We offer refill kits for two- and three-pound barrels. Kits include all the rough, grit, and polish needed for one tumbling cycle.
Rocks for Tumbling
Best-Selling Tumbler Rough
Tumbling enthusiasts know when they see a great deal. This 20-pound bag has a great variety of 1/2 to 2 1/2 inch material and costs just $5 a pound.
Easy Roughs - For Small Tumblers
Small-Sized Tumbler Rough
If you are new to tumbling and have a small tumbler, we recommend starting with these small-sized roughs. They are easy-to-tumble rocks, sized especially for use in small rock tumblers.
The Best Book About Tumbling
||We highly recommend: Modern Rock Tumbling by Steve Hart. Learning is the best way to improve the quality of your tumbled stones. In this book, an expert will help increase your abilities, teach you to save time, and be a source of advice you will use again and again. We reach for this book frequently.
Gemstones of the World
||We highly recommend: Gemstones of the World by Walter Schumann. One of the most popular gemstone books ever written - with over one million copies sold. It has about 100 pages of basic gem information and about 200 pages of photos and descriptions for over 100 gems and gem materials.|
Gemstone and Jewelry Book
||We highly recommend: Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making by Jim Magnuson, Val Carver, and Carol Wood. A great book if you do rock tumbling and now want to make beads, pendants, and jewelry from tumbled stones. Learn about drilling, face-polishing, cab cutting.|