Talking Techniques: A Look at the Flaming Process

As an architect or designer, you probably already understand how important it is to have choices. Being able to give your clients options for their projects or having an array of building materials – choices are important to the craft. They also create room for innovation and for the introduction of new techniques to take…

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Splitting Stone: The Feather and Wedge Process

Here at Connecticut Stone, we love a new challenge whenever an interesting project comes around. Creating a large piece for a very unique space, manipulating a difficult stone medium to do what you need it to – the adventures in stone can be truly endless. Splitting stone is a labor of love itself. Sometimes there’s…

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Natural Stone Countertops

Natural Stone Countertops. Breaking Down Stone Age Misconceptions

A natural stone countertop is as unique as an original work of art. Every stone that’s quarried from the earth has its own color, veining, and speckles, and these characteristics can’t be recreated with man-made materials. Stone has depth of character and a sophisticated feel. It’s both a prepped canvas and a natural, one-of-kind design…

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Processes Behind the Stone

The Processes Behind the Stone: Making the Cut

As a building material, natural stone is difficult to surpass for durability, distinguished appearance, and strength. It comes in a variety of textures, appearances, colors, and sizes for all different applications. However, while some admire the look and texture of these products, what is often overlooked is the craftsmanship and stonecutting processes that go on…

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