Have you ever wondered what goes on in a stone quarry? Or how it is possible that the material used for your stone countertop is the same used to create a national monument? The articles featured in Working with Stone provide a glimpse into the natural stone industry, illustrating how stone is extracted, fabricated, and brought to market. You’ll also learn what the industry is doing to ensure sustainability in the quarry and beyond.

Have you ever wondered what goes on in a stone quarry? Or how it is possible that the material used for your stone countertop is the same used to create a national monument? The articles featured in Working with Stone provide a glimpse into the natural stone industry, illustrating how stone is extracted, fabricated, and brought to market. You’ll also learn what the industry is doing to ensure sustainability in the quarry and beyond.

A Blueprint for the Future

About 10 years ago, officials with the city of Leawood, Kansas, began noticing problems with some of the city’s commercial buildings. Facades were chipping, others fading. And the problems were occurring in buildings only a couple of years old.

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Natural Thin Stone Veneer: An Introduction

You have multiple options when considering materials for your home’s exterior. Many are first-rate. If you’re looking for materials that are beautiful, durable and versatile in their use for a large variety of exterior applications, natural thin stone veneer might be a surprisingly affordable choice.

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A Moment in Time: Telling the Stories in Natural Stone

One of the exciting things about using natural stone is that you get to bring a unique a part of geologic time right into your home. Understanding what took place millions of years ago can bring even greater appreciation for the natural stone you select.

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A Blueprint for the Future

A Blueprint for the Future

About 10 years ago, officials with the city of Leawood, Kansas, began noticing problems with some of the city’s commercial buildings. Facades were chipping, others fading. And the problems were occurring in buildings only a couple of years old.

read more
Natural Thin Stone Veneer: An Introduction

Natural Thin Stone Veneer: An Introduction

You have multiple options when considering materials for your home’s exterior. Many are first-rate. If you’re looking for materials that are beautiful, durable and versatile in their use for a large variety of exterior applications, natural thin stone veneer might be a surprisingly affordable choice.

read more
A Moment in Time: Telling the Stories in Natural Stone

A Moment in Time: Telling the Stories in Natural Stone

One of the exciting things about using natural stone is that you get to bring a unique a part of geologic time right into your home. Understanding what took place millions of years ago can bring even greater appreciation for the natural stone you select.

read more