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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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Delgado Stone Introduces New Stone Veneer Collection

7/4/17 9:33 AM / by DelgadoStone posted in Industry News, Natural Stone, Natural Stone Veneer, New England Thinstone, Sterling Tan, Stone Patterns


For Immediate Release:

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Explaining Our Stone Veneer Patterns

8/3/16 7:13 AM / by DelgadoStone posted in Natural Stone, Stone Patterns, Stone Shapes, Stone Veneer


As if picking out which stone veneer product wasn’t a hard enough task, you will then have to pick out a pattern that will provide the best look and fit for your project. At Delgado Stone we offer over 20 different stone types and 5 different patterns (6 if you count Rounds).

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