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Horizontal banding is a common decorative architectural feature. It goes at the top of a wall, at the bottom, or somewhere in between. At the bottom it is called watertable (originally it was for deflecting rain away from the foundation. The top of the watertable projected a few inches away from the building materials below. […]

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Midline banding is generally, any band that isn’t at the bottom or the top. The styles and profiles usable for midline are nearly infinite, the options are less constrained that Cornice or Watertable. The band will usually run aligned with the top of a window surround or entry, or the visual position of a second […]

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Many banding applications are wide, sometimes more than a foot across. Using multiple profiles makes the individual pieces lighter and easier to install. Several profiles are often stacked together as a single course, (a set of profiles installed together as a single band) Two identical profiles are often used that way, one reversed. The watertable […]

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This interior courtyard, pool area takes this home beyond ordinary mansions. With many landscaping and patio features the pool area is roofed over with glass and contains the swimming pool and sauna, as well as sitting areas, fountains, statuary and a small indoor garden, as well as an upper level balcony.

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These photos show a beautiful decor (and a photographer who knows how to light a room) There is a small amount of stone in these photos, although several pieces are very similar to stone units we at Stone Legends manufacture. These columns are not an SL product, but we make columns virtually identical to these, […]

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Let’s look closer at the central feature of the project exterior, the entry, including the stairs balustrade and columns leading to the front door, the balustrade and newel piers of the balcony, and the surrounding banding and ornamentation. Floor plan of the front part of the home. Cast Stone unit drawings for middle section of […]

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This project is one of the most beautiful we’ve been a part of in some time.

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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 Legends will be seen in several new places. We are continuing to place ads in our old favorite places, Architectural Digest in particular (see us in the March issue), but we are expanding our marketing efforts this year. We have placed ads in The Robb Report Exceptional Properties (see the online issue of the magazine […]

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At Stone Legends, we pride ourselves in our attention to detail. From the very beginning of a project we look for problems to solve, before they become costly. An Architect from a Local firm visited our factory and met with the owner, Richard Carey and his response follows. We helped him find ways to coordinate […]

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