Rock Tumbling Library
Rock Tumbling Library:
Learn the secrets of rock tumbling! We have the largest collection of rock tumbling articles on the internet.
We offer one of the internet's largest selections of beautifully polished tumbled stones from around the world.
Thumler's MP-1 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. Try 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
Thumler's A-R1 Kit:
$119.11. Our Price: $99.99
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, small jewelry kit and instructions. Refill kits are available here
$204.18. Our Price: $169.99
Like the A-R1 above but with two 3-pound capacity barrels. Tumble two different materials at one time, materials at two different steps in the tumbling process, or two people can each have their own barrel.
$235.10. Our Price: $199.99
Available as a kit with supplies for
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 be converted to run two 3-pound barrels.
$295.88. Our Price: $259.99
Thumler's Model B:
The largest tumbler that we sell. Has a 15-pound capacity barrel and a larger motor than the tumblers above (thermally protected). Used to tumble rocks but is very popular for cleaning brass casings. Has a thick rubber liner to prevent leaks and run quietly.
$363.70. Our Price $299.99
Tumble a batch of stones in just 7 to 14 days! The Lot-O uses very little grit 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 $279.99
Thumler's UV-10 Mini Bowl Vibratory Tumbler,
Twin Barrel Model - Only $379.99
Thumler's UV-10 Vibratory Tumbler and
Thumler's UV-18 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, and an eighteen-pound bowl. All three are designed to tumble rocks.
Mini Bowl - MSRP
UV-10 - MSRP
UV-18 - 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. Single use kits or by the pound. Save by purchasing a bulk grit kit.
||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. Each refill kit comes with the amount of rough, grit and polish needed to run through 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 less than $5 a pound.
Easy Roughs - For Small Tumblers
Small-Sized Tumbler Rough
If you are new to tumbling or 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 fastest way to improve the quality of rocks that you tumble. In this book you will learn from an expert with extensive experience. You will increase your abilities, learn to save time, and have a great reference book that you will use again and again. We reach for this book frequently.
Gemstones of the World
||We highly recommend: Gemstones of the World (fifth edition) 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 gemstone information and about 200 pages dedicated to photos and descriptions of 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. This is our favorite book for a person who does rock tumbling and now wants to make beads, pendants, and jewelry from tumbled stones. Information about drilling, face-polishing and cab cutting.|