The Digital Stone Project allows a unique opportunity for those interested in sculpting stone — both with state-of-the-art machinery and by hand — to experience a month-long workshop in the Tuscany region of Italy
High in the Natural Park of the Apuan Alps, near Lago Di Gramolazzo and the historical center of the Italian village of Gramolazzo, a group of artists, architects and designers gather to spend a month sculpting marble with robots
For stone fabricators, water is a tool. Just as you wouldn’t be likely to throw away your knife as it dulls, water can be easily rejuvenated to work for you as it did when it first entered the fabrication shop.
Each year the Stone Fabricator’s Alliance (SFA), hosted by Tenax, plans a trip to Italy to give a small group of fabricators a new perspective on stone products, the business and what it means to be in the industry.
It may seem like there are a lot of choices for water use and recycling, but in reality, there are few that actually comply with today’s discharge regulations and the specific water quality requirements of select fabrication equipment. Before making the investment in a water treatment system, here are some options to consider.
Rye Marble Inc. of Rye, NY, might have limited space for fabrication, but careful planning to devise a fully automated and efficient shop has led to a lucrative business in the high-end residential market
To ensure a successful and efficient stone fabrication on a CNC machine, the proper tooling and accessories are necessary to complete the job right
September 5, 2017
In recent years, CNC stoneworking centers have proven instrumental in taking a fabrication shop to the next level. The fully automated equipment benefits fabricators by creating more efficiency in the production process. Beyond the machines themselves, equally important are the tooling and accessories used on the CNCs.
When walking into BardenStone's showroom in Memphis, TN, there's an immediate sense of warmth and friendliness. As a family business in its third generation, it is evident the Barden family cares about its customers and devotes itself to producing quality stonework to meet their design needs.
Designed by architect Beverley David Thorne in 1963, it was an experimental project to build a steel-framed house on a steeply sloping site and to demonstrate how to construct it without tearing up the natural terrain in the way usually required by conventional building.