Lapidary Shop


No walk-ins are allowedspots must be reserved via email and confirmed by the instructor

SHOP Hours

Saturday: 12pm – 4pm
Instructor: Steve or Darren
Reservation Email:

Sunday: 12pm – 4pm
Instructor: Jette or Darren
Reservation Email:

Lapidary Shop Location

10866 Culver Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 836-4611
The shop is located behind the Scout House

Rules & Fees

Before using the shop you must be current with membership dues, sign an annual insurance waiver and receive instruction. All visits to the Shop start by signing in and end by signing out and paying a usage fee. Minimum age requirement is 13.

The usage fees are low, thanks to the ability of volunteer members to make in-house repairs. The basic fee is on an hourly basis where any fraction of an hour is counted as a full hour. For example: 15 minutes is one hour; 55 minutes is one hour; 65 minutes is two hours. The basic rate is $1.50 per hour, which includes the use of sanding and polishing wheels, flex-shaft machine, dopping station and wax, safety equipment and hand tools. Practice rough and slabs are included in the basic shop fee. Other equipment such as a torch, flat lap and rock saws require additional half-hour fees, which are listed at the Shop.

Shop rules are posted at the shop. Please familiarize yourself with them before you start using the shop. Safety comes first when dealing with all the equipment – not just for yourself but also for your fellow club members and the club’s continued use of the City owned building.