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What The Differences In Full Bed and Thin Stone Veneer Mean For Your Project

10/26/20 5:00 PM / by Noah Dempsey posted in education, Full Bed, Full Bed Veneer, Installation, Natural Stone Veneer, Resources, Stone, Stone Mason, Stone Shapes, Thin Stone, Thin Stone Veneer, Thinstone Veneer, natural stone education, Building Material Data, Sustainable Products, sustainable

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When starting a natural stone veneer project the first step is to pick between full bed or thin stone veneer. The differences in these two options can alter the project in a few ways. Although choosing between these two veneer options is often decided by which veneer the mason or contractor prefers working with, it's important to be informed about what the choice means.Thin stone veneer full bed veneer height difference

Top: Thin Stone Veneer Thickness Bottom: Full Bed Veneer Thickness

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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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Understanding Natural Stone Veneer

11/13/17 6:28 AM / by DelgadoStone posted in Installation, Natural Stone, Natural Stone Veneer, Stone Shapes, Real Stone Veneer

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Before you place your order for natural stone veneer it's important for you to understand what you are buying. Natural stone, or real stone veneer, is beautiful because it's not perfect. It's from the Earth and shaped into rough patterns so the owner of the project can make it look the way they want it to. Unlike stone veneer panels or faux stone, our stone veneer arrives on a pallet in layers of individual pieces. Each pieces is unique and distinct.

Stone Veneer Packaging The top layer of a CT Blend Ashlar Pallet
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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

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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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