Masonry

Information on the trade of Stone Masonry

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 Submittal Documents Example

Cast Stone Submittals – The Next Stage of Production Once the production of a project is approved by everyone involved, We begin the final design stages, showing exactly what you will get, each part and each complete unit, and every linear foot of stone needed to build the project as you want it. We draw it […]

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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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Cast Stone Parts, Exploded Diagram

What are parts, profiles, and units? Stone Parts and Units. These are the basic building blocks of cast stone. We manufacture cast stone parts that are assembled at the job site to form units. Parts are single pieces of stone. The profile is the basic shape of the part. A unit may be a single […]

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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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Village at Meridian Mall, ID

Masonry is a Tough business. Just the kind of no-excuse people I like. They are the epitome of the “Made In USA” brand. These people in the trades have never been more important to all of us than they are right now.     Cast Stone requires a lot of collaborative effort  between trades and […]

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Attachment Hardware for Cast Stone

Attachment Hardware for Stone An assortment of attachment hardware   Find a local qualifies stone mason, or consult the local building codes for the specific attachment methods best for your needs. See our Technical Section for cross section drawings showing proper hardware usage and installation methods.

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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 Stairs Staircase

Cast Stone Staircases One of our biggest, grandest, most visually stunning groups of products is our staircase units. We will build a set of cast stone stairs in whatever width, elevation and angle you need to walk up or down from, straight, curved or split. carefully designed to fit together like a huge 3 Dimensional […]

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Cast stone fountain with pool

We produced cast stone fountains and waterscapes for one commercial company for several different locations. All the planters, wall caps, and panels for the walls and bridge are manufactured cast stone. We also produced cast stone firepits for the communal areas of the mall. Cast stone fire pit at Village at Meridian Mall, Meridian Idaho […]

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