Working With Stone

Striking Patterns: What Stripes Tell You about Your Stone

by | Aug 7, 2017 | Working With Stone

Find out how your stone got its stripes. Much of Earth’s history is recorded in layer upon layer of sediment.

Stone Craftsmanship: A Rare and Irreplaceable Skill

by | Jul 14, 2017 | Working With Stone

Stone carvers today use a combination of modern machinery and ancient craftsmanship.

Travertine: Watching Stones Form in Real-Time

by | Jul 7, 2017 | Working With Stone

How travertine is formed and how to use as a building material.

Saving a Piece of History with Natural Stone

by | Jun 21, 2017 | Working With Stone

How stone is reused, repurposed, or recycled for new applications and projects.

The Mystique of Onyx

by | May 29, 2017 | Working With Stone

How Onyx’s geology affects its performance as a building material.

Slate: From the Ocean Floor to Your Floor

by | Apr 26, 2017 | Working With Stone

Learn all about slate from the ocean floor to your floor.

Targeting Architects-in-Training to Foster a Love of Natural Stone

by | Apr 14, 2017 | Working With Stone

How 2 stone companies foster a love for natural stone among local students.

What You Should Know About Natural Thin Stone Veneer

by | Apr 5, 2017 | Working With Stone

Explore colors and patterns of thin stone veneer and applications options.

Getting to Know Your White Stones

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Working With Stone

Getting to know your white stones including marble, quartzite, and pegmatite.

Using Natural Stone in the Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project

by | Jan 30, 2017 | Working With Stone

A case study about award winning Minnesota State Capitol restoration project.

The Definitive Guide to Quartzite

by | Jan 24, 2017 | Working With Stone

The definitive guide to a commonly mislabeled natural stone, quartzite.

How Natural Stone Helped Bring a Wedding to Life during a Hurricane

by | Nov 23, 2016 | Working With Stone

One couple’s struggle to find a last minute wedding venue during hurricane.

A Wild Ride through the Rock Cycle

by | Nov 21, 2016 | Working With Stone

Learn how stone is created from start to finish.

Cash Crop: Fresh Stones, Ripe for the Picking

by | Nov 14, 2016 | Working With Stone

A story about making use of glacial stone picked from a local farm.

A Blueprint for the Future

by | Oct 10, 2016 | Working With Stone

A case study showing how cultured stone has performed in one community.

Creative Reclamation: Quarry Park and Nature Preserve

by | Aug 31, 2016 | Working With Stone

What happens to old quarries after they are no longer operational?

Natural Thin Stone Veneer: An Introduction

by | Aug 10, 2016 | Working With Stone

An introduction to using natural stone thin veneer for your project.

Treasures Await the Curious at Pete the Miner’s Sunrise Mine Enterprises

by | Aug 5, 2016 | Working With Stone

A miner’s gallery featuring hand-carved stone and historic mining artifacts.

A Moment in Time: Telling the Stories in Natural Stone

by | Jul 11, 2016 | Working With Stone

What took place millions of years ago can bring appreciation for selecting stone.

What Stone Fabricators Wish You Knew [For Their Good—and Yours]

by | Jun 28, 2016 | Working With Stone

From choosing a countertop fabricator to preparing for installation day.

Using Natural Stone in the Garden

by | Jun 8, 2016 | Working With Stone

How to complement the greenery and flowers in your garden with natural stone.

Native Dolomite Builds Sustainable Park Design

by | Mar 28, 2016 | Working With Stone

Native stone influenced the design of George “Doc” Cavalliere Park in Arizona.

An Innovative Approach to Sourcing Stone

by | Mar 28, 2016 | Working With Stone

The restoration and expansion of a distinguishing campus landmark in Dedham, MA