Facet Cutting
Mineral Photography

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Barrie Bieler

Barrie Bieler -------- (925) 939-6272
727 Wiget Ln..
Walnut Creek, CA 94598-4353
e-mail abieler@astound.net

Barrie is active in (name of his club). He has been a cab cutter for 60 years, facet cutter for 30 years. BS and MS in geology at Cal Tech: 1947-52. PHD in mineralogy, Penn State: 1952-55. Retired, worked for USGS and the Dow Chemical Co. Taught geology in adult education 1967-2003. Sixty-five years in photography.


Demonstrations/Classes/Demo at Shows:

1 . BASIC FACET CUTTING -

  • Fee: (including mileage): 1 day $25, 2 days $50, milage 25 cents/mile round trip
  • Special Space or Equipment Needs: 2ft X 4 ft table space, 200 watts 120 vac power.
  • Items to be supplied by Students or Clubs: Quartz or cz rough.
  • Length of Demo: 7 hours / hours
  • Length of Classes: 4 hours day - students should have their oun machines (or a borrowed one)
  • Advance notice time (needed): 4 weeks
  • Travel Limits (Area traveled): 50 mile radius of my home.

Classes/Demo at Shows:

1 . MINERAL PHOTOGRAPHY -

  • Fee: (including mileage): $25 - $50
  • Special Space or Equipment Needs: 110v, 300 watts.
  • Items to be supplied by Students or Clubs: Camera with close up lens.
  • Length of Classes/Demo at Show: 1 to 2 hours
  • Advance notice time (needed): 1 month
  • Travel Limits (Area traveled): 100 miles in daylight

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