Lamination is the assemblage of materials using an adhesive, then grinding down the joined materials to create an even or level plain. (Above image) Volcanic Tuff and green material lamination via high-speed cutting, grinding, and polishing. The machined volcanic tuff blocks are interlocked side by side with no mortar. Carved on the blocks of stone … More Lamination. North Americas first and only constructed building using machined volcanic Tuff.
Ultrasonic drilling with a curved tool can reach hard to reach areas for removal of unwanted aggregate. I was introduced to the term “Shamir” by the “Brothers of the Serpent” podcast. The Shamir (many different spellings) came from the ancient times and was said to break hard materials. It was said to be a worm … More Making the cut with a worm-less Shamir.
Sonic drilling in a shell is like using a cookie-cutter to lunch meat. (Above) An abalone shell showing natural holes created by the living organism. (Below) a slice of sandwich meat. A star shape tube when pressed to the lunch meat will create a star hole. Small star tubes make small star holes. Big star … More Ancient technology used today or is it all just bologna?
The 3-D Kachina. (Matias De Stefano’s Protiktah) Jewelry by Jeffrey Appling. 33 cubes to form the power within. A power source? Each of the 33 cubes hold a sphere. Each sphere has an octahedron representing the dimensions. The polarity of the pyramid is an octahedron. 2 pyramids positioned base to base. (below) Center gemstone is … More 33
A day in the field. Arroyo Seco, California. Sandstone fractures along parallel layers (horizontally) and also perpendicular to the visual grain line (vertically). These below sandstone fractures (now painted) were made all at once with a blunt object (hammer) striking the sandstone rock. Not all sandstone will have both vertical and horizontal fractures. (Below) In … More Puzzle rock (fractured sandstone)
Butt flap people refers to the people using primitive tools and are commonly depicted as wearing minimal clothing (a flap covering). It’s a good analogy and not disrespectful of primitive people but rather to the idiots educating false engineering techniques. If we continue to follow every possible way the ancients could not make something we … More True techno signatures at Cave Di Cusa vs the butt flap construction ideology.
How a colorful pearl necklace is created with the help of Ultrasonic drilling. The following is a pearl necklace created using the ancient technology of ultrasonics. (high vibration) What is a freshwater cultured pearl and how is it colored? Both saltwater (ocean cultivated) and freshwater (river or lake cultivated) Pearls are made up of 3 … More Ultrasonic drilling of Pearls
Jeffrey Appling is a noted master jewelry designer and creator. A blueprint rendering of a ring (below left) and the finished ring (below right). Isidro Aguilar is said to have been the master stone mason that built the San Juan Capistrano rock church between 1800 – 1803. Total construction time was 1797 – 1806. A … More Master vs Master. A Literacy of lies.
Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Ashlar = Stone Ashlar is a term used in masonry which basically means a rough stone for building. Ashlar Rough, Ashlar Clean, and Ashlar Perfect. What is behind the meaning of Freemasonry symbolism? I don’t know. I do know some common sense. (Below left) Masonic drawing of a rough preformed rock … More Treasure Map to the Temple. Ashlar Perfect.
Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) I was recently collecting Nephrite Jade and Snowflake Obsidian along a gem filled strata in San Simeon, CA. Digging or collecting anywhere in Nature is one of my meditations. Below is Nephite, Jade from San Simeon California. From this Nephrite, Jade boulder I can make simple sculptures using a diamond saw … More Cutting Capistrano: Making the CNC keystone cut.