Stone Column

Stone Column: Focusing on Brazil

When I first traveled to Brazil less than five years ago, I had a vastly different image of the country than I have today.
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Restoration of Historic Stone Flooring

The restoration, repair and/or maintenance of historic stone flooring is not that much different than the treatment of new stone and tile surfaces.
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Re-Emerging: Geared For Optimum Precision

With both a CNC stoneworking center and a waterjet, Natural Stone & Tile, Inc. of Chesapeake, VA, has made an immediate impact in the marketplace
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Stone Column: Trade Show Mania

After arriving home late one night last October -- after yet another trip back from Newark International Airport in New Jersey -- I looked down at the set of keys in my hand and was not sure which one would open the front door to my house.
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Re-Emerging: Granite quarrier and fabricator maintains diversity

One of the oldest quarriers and fabricators in the U.S., Fletcher Granite Co., LLC,

offers a broad range of products -- from curbing to detailed architectural work

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Stone Column:<br>Stone World turns 20

About 12 years ago, fresh out of college, I answered an advertisement in a local newspaper seeking an assistant editor for an “architectural trade magazine.”
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Stone Column: <br>The full spectrum of stone fabrication

Natural stone fabrication in the U.S. has been enjoying explosive growth over the past decade -- primarily in the area of kitchen countertops.
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Re-Emerging:<br>Maintaining the heritage of Vermont slate

Now in its third generation, Taran Brothers Slate Co. of Poultney, VT, relies on time-proven methods for quarrying and processing Vermont slate
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Re-emerging: CNC investment increases production

When Custom Stone Creations first started in Orlando, FL, owners processed an average of one to two jobs a week, and now, with a well-equipped modern facility and CNC machinery, the company averages seven jobs a day
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Stone Colum:<br>Advancing the information age

Over the past five years, it has been amazing to see the stone industry's growth in terms of Information Technology.
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Image Galleries

The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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Stone Guide

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.


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