Shop Schedule & Location
The club workshop is located at 3111 S Valley View, Suite E-125. Only SNGMS members may use the shop equipment and an hourly fee is charged. Non-members are welcome to stop in and see what we have to offer. Cabochon classes are offered periodically and a supervisor is available whenever the shop is open to get members started on the equipment. Certification is required to use the equipment without direct supervision.
Sunday 10 am to 3 pm (closed 2nd Sunday of month)
Monday Closed for general use, various classes
Tuesday 10 am to 7 pm
Wednesday 10 am to 7 pm
Thursday 12 pm to 9 pm
Friday 12 pm to 9 pm
Saturday 1 pm to 6 pm
SHOP CLOSED : 2nd Sunday of every Month 3-5 PM For Kids Club
Various Thursday evenings from 6 to approximately 7 PM for Board Meeting
NO SMOKING The leasing agent for the shop has notified us that smoking isn't allowed in the building or in any area that is near an entrance.
Our lapidary shop is the heart of our organization.
Our equipment for cutting and polishing rocks includes slab, trim and geode saws, Cab King machines, flat laps, and doping equipment. There are several faceting machines available for faceting class instruction. Metal detectors are available for rental.
A library about all aspects of lapidary arts, rocks, minerals, fossils, and associated information is maintained.
There is always a supervisor to assist and teach the proper
use of the equipment when the shop is open.
Fellow rockhounds are often at the shop and are a friendly
and helpful group.
There is a small hourly fee for use of the equipment.