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 […]

Customer Timeline

Customer Approval Points At several points in the production process we send drawings to a customer and they must sign and return them before we can proceed with the design process. There is a limited amount of time these approval documents can be held before it makes the original estimation of the delivery date impossible […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]