Michigan Rocks

Michigan Rocks” is a channel dedicated to the art and adventure of rock hunting, rock polishing, and lapidary arts, primarily set against the picturesque backdrop of the Great Lakes beaches. Rob, the channel’s creator, has over a decade of experience in rock polishing and shares his expertise through tutorials, especially on using rock tumblers. Whether it’s exploring the beauty of Michigan’s outdoors or diving deep into the lapidary arts during the chilly Michigan winters, Rob’s passion for rocks and creativity shines through.

Michigan Rocks Videos

Today I'm polishing a 12.5 pound Petoskey Stone. It's always a little hard to tell…
Published on: 2024-05-17
To hand polish a Petoskey Stone, you'll need a variety pack of wet/dry sandpaper from…
Published on: 2024-05-14
I found some really unusual and beautiful rocks this time out. I think you're going…
Published on: 2024-05-11
This is the fossilized coral hexagonaria, which we call Petoskey stone here in Michigan. It's…
Published on: 2024-05-07
In this video, I'm going to be making a couple of rock/wood projects with my…
Published on: 2024-05-03
I wasn't sure how this one was going to turn out because there wasn't much…
Published on: 2024-04-30
Rob, David, and Joe head to a Lake Huron beach for some spring rock hunting….
Published on: 2024-04-26
Come to Petoskey with me for a rock hunt that included more than just Petoskey…
Published on: 2024-04-19
My Neighbor Sam found a really nice little moss agate in Lake Superior. Let's watch…
Published on: 2024-04-16
It's always fun to get out on the beach and this day was no exception….
Published on: 2024-04-12
Nancy is the sportball fan in the house. She requested a Detroit Tigers rock, and…
Published on: 2024-04-09
The first rock hunt of the season is always exciting. We found some interesting rocks…
Published on: 2024-04-05
I cut up last week's chain coral and soaked a slab in acid. What should…
Published on: 2024-04-02
I've never polished chain coral before. Today I decided to give it a try. –…
Published on: 2024-03-26
Each year Theo Kellison challenges a group of rockhounds to make something out of their…
Published on: 2024-03-23