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Flashing Article from Masonry Magazine

Flashing – Roof/Wall Intersection BY BRYAN LIGHT Masonry Magazine February 2015, Pg 22 – Reprinted from http://www.masonrymagazine.com/flashing-roofwall-intersections/ Figure 1 As the technical services manager of the Brick Industry Association (BIA) in the Southeast region, one facet of my responsibility is to conduct jobsite investigations on both commercial and residential masonry installations when something goes awry. […]

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Stone fireplaces add something to any room, and there are many styles to fit any decor. The first example is a simpler style, one profile for the surround, and another for the mantle. Many fireplaces will also have a flat hearth stone under the fireplace as well. The next example is a bit more complex, […]

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The next four fireplace designs are quite similar. All are standard height, with a circle top firebox, and a central decorative element. The first is the least complex, with definition lines, but no artistic touches other than the scroll keystone. The second example has similar lines and profiles, but has a carved bias relief in […]

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These fireplaces are the most complex and detailed designs. The first fireplace design is uncomplicated, but has custom art statuary as columns Next is a popular style of fireplace surrounds, with a curving scroll-like firebox top and many other ornate scrollwork and finely detailed accents. This style takes on a look recalling French architecture and […]

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These are a selection of Stone legends projects, all showing elements of Greek Revival architectural style. There are many variations of architecture, each distinct enough and popular enough to have earned the rights to a place in history, a particular period, reflective of those economic times. This could be said of all period architecture, much […]

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The amount of stone and the level of detail in a cast stone project varies tremendously. For example, the first clipping shows a light touch on the cast stone. The doubled door and the window surround above accent the colored stucco facade. You could also add sills and/or jack arches to the windows. if you […]

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We heard this from a new customer of ours. We have working with them during the early phases of designing this project. From: RJ MACHACEK Subject: Thanks for your help I want to thank you again for helping us cast a vision for the Via Dolorosa. I believe your were key in helping us see […]

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From Richard Carey Subject: Red cross contact To: Gail J. McGovern President American Red Cross Yes Mam, If I may for a moment distract you? Over coffee this morning I made a few comments about a recent experience I had with the Red Cross. My friend Shep Hoffman asks that I contact you and I […]

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Jaime Tardy’s website, The Eventual Millionaire has posted an audio interview with Richard Carey, our General Manager. He discusses his path to success in business and his management philosophy. Richard answers questions about his successes and his failures, and how they all led up to the present day Stone Legends family of companies. Hear the […]

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Inside the April, 2011 issue of Smithsonian Magazine, we found an ad for tourism in San Diego. The most beautiful background they could find there for their ad is … … Our Stone at the Grande Del Mar Hotel         Click to see the ad larger

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