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Three Projects That Showcase The Versatility Of Natural Stone

8/28/20 10:30 AM / by Noah Dempsey posted in Home Improvement, Inspiration, Outdoor Design, Thin Stone Veneer, Trending, Building Materials, modern design, Residential Projects, Unique Products, Design Inspiration, New Products, Hardscape, Exterior Design, Design Ideas

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We are always anticipating and preparing for different applications of natural stone. With the introduction of our Saw Shop this year we’ve been able to create more products to  contribute to unique projects such as this walkway, this patio and others. The versatility of natural stone has been on full display this year and these three projects showcase that.

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Old New England Rounds Walkway

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Landscape Trends: Natural Stone Steps

8/15/20 10:00 AM / by Noah Dempsey posted in Landscape Architecture, Outdoor Design, Outdoor Stone Designs, Stone, Residential Projects, Weathered Granite, Outdoor Living, Design Trends, Hardscape, Design Ideas

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One of the hottest landscape design trends of the year is the use of natural stone steps. As more projects call for sustainable products that are unique we continue to see the demand for these increase across the country. 

Fitzwilliam Granite Quarry Steps to Pine River Pond

Fitzwilliam Granite Quarry Steps

Fitzwilliam Granite Quarry Steps 

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Knowing The Difference Between Stone Face and End Grain

7/24/20 10:30 AM / by Noah Dempsey posted in education, Full Bed Veneer, Ledgestone Veneer, Natural Stone Veneer, Resources, Stone Patterns, Stone Shapes, Thinstone Veneer, natural stone education, stone wall, Square & Rec

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When using natural stone veneer, the amount of options available can be slightly overwhelming. Deciphering between different colors, patterns, and sizes can be a challenging process even for experienced members of the natural stone industry. To further your education on natural stone, this article is going to explain a key difference in the common patterns found throughout the United States. Some patterns utilize the face of the stone (stone face) and some are made from the inside of the stone (end grain).

Stone face compared to end grain

 
Greenwich Blue Strip (Stone Face)(Top) Greenwich Blue Ashlar (End Grain)(Below)
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Featured Project: Natural Stone Landscape Design

7/10/20 11:30 AM / by Noah Dempsey posted in Inspiration, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Landscaping, Natural Stone, Outdoor Design, Outdoor Stone Designs, Old New England Wall, Patio Stone, Design Inspiration, Outdoor Living, Liberty Hill, Saw Shop, Design Trends, Design Ideas, Pavers, Paving Stones, Granite Paving Stones

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Outdoor living areas are the biggest trend of 2020 and it's a testament to how much people value time outdoors with friends and family. When it comes to spending time outdoors adding natural stone to any landscape design can make a huge impact. This outdoor oasis took the idea of natural stone landscape to another level.

Natural Stone Patio with Fireplace

Natural Stone Patio by Stephens Landscaping

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Granite Paving Stones Rise in Popularity

6/26/20 10:00 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Natural Stone, Building Materials, natural stone flagging, Saw Shop, Granite Pavers, Pavers, Paving Stones, sustainable, Granite Paving Stones

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Granite paving stones are quickly becoming the “it” hardscape item of the year as more projects seek a product that’s cost effective, unique, and durable. Add those keys to a versatile product for both residential and commercial projects and it's no wonder they are becoming more popular. 

Granite Paving Stones

Liberty Hill Paving Stones Form A Walkway

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