Stone World will be hosting three full-day educational seminars on the West Coast this April. “The Stone Fabrication Workshops” are intensive one-day seminars that deliver cutting-edge information and practical tips from respected industry experts, Kevin Padden, Keith Graves and Fred Hueston. Attendees will learn how to run their shop more efficiently to increase output and profits. The show is intended for fabrication shop managers, owners/decision makers and fabrication shop workers.

Topics include:

  • Determining and Applying Fabrication Costs
  • Fabricating Engineered Stone -- How to Repair and Polish It
  • Granite -- Are Repairs Acceptable?
  • Stone Defects and Natural Occurrences
  • Resined Slabs -- Are They a Problem?
  • OSHA Requirements
  • Air/Water Purification
  • Templating
  • Management Strategies to Effectively Run the Fabrication Shop
  • Tips on Updating and Expanding the Fabrication Shop to Maximize Production

A registration fee of $195 includes the full one-day workshop, all workshop meals (continental breakfast, lunch and beverages), a Networking Reception immediately following the workshop, an informational CD-ROM and other materials from Workshop sponsors.

The Stone Fabrication Workshop dates and locations are as follows: To register for the Stone World Stone Fabrication Workshops, call 1-888-530-6714 or visit

April 18, 2005
Burbank, CA
Hilton Burbank
2500 Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505

April 19, 2005
Anaheim, CA
Anaheim Marriott
12015 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA

April 21, 2005
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Oakland Marriott
1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA