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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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Cast stone fountain with pool

Cross Section Library for Masonry Contractors Over the years we have drawn thousands of CAD drawings showing virtually every possible attachment method. We want to make them available as a reference cross section library. They are now posted to our website here, Masonry Contractors Cross Sections. Select a product group and the description/name of the […]

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Rick Bennett - Stone Mason

We use computers to create intricate units made of dozens of parts that all fit together to make huge architectural features. But our products are just a pile of rocks sitting on the ground without a qualified and experienced stone mason. One of our favorite masons, a guy who’s installed 17 projects of our stone, […]

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Cast Stone Landscaping Wall and Pier Cap

Landscaping Cast Stone Walls. In the previous blog post we mentioned fountains with pools. These pools often have a low wall around them, sometimes with a stone cap along the top edge. This is the simplest landscape wall. They get bigger, taller and more complicated from there. We produce helical curved parts to fit any […]

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Stone Legends Cast Stone Gazebo

Landscaping Cast Stone Gazebos I just mentioned gazebos in the previous post, and they are such stunning piece of luxurious landscaping. I wanted to post a set of them. We produce quite a few different designs, as stock units in our catalog, in quite a variety of sizes. Some more complex that others, with staircases […]

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Landscaping Cast Stone Accents

Cast Stone Accents for Landscaping and Hardscapes Landscaping Cast Stone Accents While most of our products are architectural, going on a building and shaping it’s style, we have a whole different set of products that stand alone on the ground, or are part of an outdoors area. Outdoor furniture will take a beating from the […]

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Italian Renaissance Style Home, Stone Legends cast stone project

Italian Renaissance Architecture The style was first seen originally in Florence during the 19th century. There was a revival Italian Renaissance architecture that paralleled the Gothic Revival in more recent times. Renaissance buildings have a square, symmetrical plan, with symmetrical façades around their vertical center. Churchs are generally surmounted by a pediment and columns, in addition […]

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