Design

Louisiana Department of Transportation Cast Stone Signage

Louisiana Cast Stone Signage – Some time ago we posted a couple of signs we did for the Louisiana Department of Transportation (see here) These and other designs were approved and are now in production, and we’ve been photographing them in the lot, drying a bit and waiting for shipment.     Below is the […]

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Cast Stone Facade

Cast Stone Facades The Facade is the front facing section of a home. Any home may have more decorative and architectural than others or less, but one section faces the street and shows off what attractiveness the home has to offer.  We pull images from many places, as samples and inspiration for all to view […]

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Grace Lutheran Church Window Restoration

Church Window Restoration –  Some time ago we were tasked with reproducing the stone for a very elaborate stained glass window,      Each piece of cast stone was drawn, reproducing the original design, creating repeatable sections of the window parts.   

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Turtle Creek Restoration Article

Georgian Home Restoration –  Some time ago the Dallas Morning News ran an article on a classic historical home in one of the better residential neighborhoods of Dallas.  This three-level Georgian style home was designed by a prominent architect of the day, Anton Korn, and was built in 1922. The cast stone was replaced with […]

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Stone Legends Custom Cast Stone Project

Custom Cast Stone  JJust about anything you can imagine a structure to look like can be made from cast stone. Much of our products are of a similar sort, shaped parts for surrounds, horizontal banding, Standard columns of the classic Greek and Roman orders, balustrade shaped like lathed wood, or other classic styles. We do […]

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Customer Plan Placement Example

Cast Stone Estimating The first step in producing cast stone for a project is taking the plans and turning them into an estimate or bid. The best bids will specify as line-items the stone based on the architect’s or builder’s drawings. A good estimator will take customer plans and break them down into logical masonry units. Similar types of units […]

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Window Surround Parts Required Diagram

Cast Stone by the Part A single block of cast stone is a part. If you know what you want, or have a good stone mason who does, you can send us a order of the number of parts you need and with financial approval, move your order straight into production, no design or drafting […]

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Budget Buying for Cast Stone

Budget Buying for Cast Stone Cast Stone is never a cheap building material, it’s quality that lasts for ages (look at cast stone made by ancient Rome) There are several ways to trim a cast stone budget, and to get the most for you money. The first method you can use to save money with […]

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SL-Catalog Chapter9 Page383

More Profiles for Surrounds Surround Profiles Besides the 10 profiles in our “Legend Heritage” profile family, we have literally hundreds of different profiles. If you have something in mind, we probably have something similar. Many of the profiles have a variety of different sizes and depths to go alongside brick, stucco, or other materials, so […]

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Window Surround Families

Window and Door Surround Families We have a standard set of profiles designed to be used together, a sort of mix and match, choose one of each category, surround families. below is one set. There are 5 different profiles, each with a depth for stone next to brick, and a depth for stucco uses. And […]

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