Customer Reviews

Rock tumblers, instructions, supplies, everything you need for rock tumbling!

Rock Tumblers
Thumler's MP-1 Kit
Thumler's MP-1 Kit: This is our best-selling tumbler because it is inexpensive and quiet. The soft rubber barrel is larger, but 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. Convenient refill kits are avaliable here.
MSRP: $103.80. Only $79.99

Thumler's A-R1 Kit
Thumler's A-R1 Kit: Has a 3-pound capacity barrel, an overload-protected motor, on a metal frame. Will last for many years. Includes rocks, grit, small jewelry kit and instructions. Convenient refill kits are avaliable here.
MSRP: $177.94. Only $139.99

Thumler's A-R2 tumbler
Thumler's A-R2: Similar to the A-R1 above but with two 3-pound capacity barrels. You can 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.
MSRP: $204.88. Only: $159.99
. Also available as a kit with supplies.

Thumler's A-R12 tumbler
Thumler's A-R12: A large tumbler with a 12-pound capacity barrel. Used to quietly tumble a lot of rocks or to clean brass casings. With minor adjustments can be converted to run two 3-pound barrels.
MSRP: $257.85. Only: $199.99

Thumler's Model B tumbler
Thumler's Model B: The largest tumbler that we sell. Has a 15-pound capacity barrel and a larger motor than the tumblers above. Used to tumble rocks but very popular for cleaning brass casings. Has a thick rubber liner to prevent leaks and run quietly.
MSRP: $316.99. Only $239.99

Vibratory Tumblers
Lot-O-Tumbler vibratory tumblers
Lot-O-Tumblers 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.

Thumler's vibratory tumblers
Thumler's Vibratory Tumblers Thumler's Ultra-Vibe tumblers are large vibratory tumblers. We offer one with a ten-pound bowl and one with an eighteen-pound bowl. Both are industrial models needed to tumble rocks.
Tumbling Supplies and Parts
Rock tumbler gritRock 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 polishRock Tumbler Polish
Rock polish and pre-polish in convenient resealable containers.

Tumbling mediaTumbling Media
Two sizes of ceramic cylinder media and plastic pellets. These are used for cushioning, delivering grit and as filler.

refill kitRefill Kits
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.

Rock Tumbler Rough
rough rocks
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 $4 a pound.

Barrels, Motors & Parts
Rock tumbler parts
Rock Tumbler Parts: We offer parts for Lortone, Thumler's, Tumble-Bee and Lot-O-Tumblers. For other brands and vintage tumblers please read this article.

Tumbled Stone Mixtures
Tumble polished stones
Tumbled Stones: Our tumbled stone mixes contain some of the most colorful and highly polished stones that you will find anywhere.

FREE Information About Tumbling

Rock Tumbling Recipes

Rock Tumbling Recipes is an occasional email message that we send a few times per year. It will help you improve your tumbling results, learn new methods, maintain your tumbler, and save time and money while tumbling. It is free, will not produce spam, you can unsubscribe at any time.

Tumble-Polished Stones
polished stones

Jewelry Making
jewelry makingJewelry Making
We sell jewelry parts that you can use to make nice key chains, pendant necklaces, tie tacks and bracelets with your tumbled stones.

Polished Stone Identification
Polished stone identificationIdentify Polished Stones
Picture identification guide for polished stones and tumbled rocks. Includes most of the stones in our mixtures.

Tumbling Articles and Resources
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  Uses for Tumbled Stones

Rock Tumbling Book
Modern Rock TumblingWe 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.

Gemstone Book
Gemstones of the WorldWe 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
Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon MakingWe 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.