Articles Tagged with ''granite''

Stone and Tile Bring Rustic Charm to Texas Residence

When it came time to remodel a 7,000-square-foot residence in Dallas, TX, designer Elaine Williamson of Elaine Williamson Designs in Dallas, TX, needed to find the right balance between beauty and practicality.
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Make countertops, not war

So I'm sitting at my desk a couple of weeks ago, and it's about an hour past quitting time (when I can actually get some work done).
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Overcoming dimensional stone veneer challenges

Design of dimensional stone veneer is a straightforward process when the stone sizes are similar, utilize the same material and are connected to an appropriately framed structural backup. However, if stone panels of different sizes and shapes are part of the architectural vision and the existing backup wall limits the location of anchors, the designer must be creative and meticulous in the cladding design.
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Future granite production of Spain and India in 2014

This article illustrates one way the data in the “Compendium of World Dimension Stone Data” can be analyzed. It uses an advanced statistical technique - several regression projections - to estimate the production of dimension granite for two major producing countries, Spain and India, in 2014. 
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Sometimes the best advice for the do-it-yourselfer is, "Please, have a professional do it."

We've all heard the expression, "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing," and now that the Internet has become an integral part of our daily lives, this is more true now than ever.
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Indian granite captures corporate image

Silver Pearl granite from Tab India Inc. contributes to the signature look of the new 271 17th Street office tower in Atlanta, GA.
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Striving to remain the fabricator of choice

Establishing itself as one of the premier fabrication and installation shops in the Midwest, Top Master, Inc. of Kansas City, KS, has worked to maintain its strong presence throughout difficult economic times.
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Strategizing to build a successful stone business

For more than 25 years, SMG Stone Co., Inc. of Sun Valley, CA, has steadily increased its size and production capabilities through careful planning and investments.
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Where do Brazilian "Exotics" come from?

A decade ago, I traveled to the famed Giallo Veneziano quarry in Brazil -- via helicopter -- and immediately counted it among the most interesting places I visited while doing this job.
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Design and application of stone at the Choctaw Casino Resort

In 2007, WorthGroup Architects was commissioned to commence the design of a casino expansion and hotel addition for an existing casino operation in southeastern Oklahoma - the Choctaw Casino Resort. 
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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

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