Cut stone


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Cut stone

Any stone cut or machined to a specified size and shape to conform to drawings, for installation in a designated place; it can also be carved by the intaglio method.

cut stone

Building stone cut or machined to a specified size and shape, each piece fabricated to conform with drawings, for installation in a designated location in a finished structure.
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Cut stone destined for export is loaded into containers, and these are then subject to Israeli security checks.
The couple sold several rental properties to purchase the cut stone wholesale company.
In text and captioned photos he discusses stone in nature and looks at masonry, cut stone, arches, and vaults, and then gives detailed instructions on variations in technique according to the characteristics of the stone, making arches and moldings, and building walls with irregular (uncut) stones and with cut stones.
Scott would provide a cut stone that required a base of silver or mokume-gane--a traditional Japanese style of laminating combined metals, such as silver and gold, or silver and palladium.
The room also boasts pine wooden floors, high vaulted beamed ceiling, and exposed cut stone.
I advised the committee Christmas week 2006 that when the Cunard buildings were built, the cut stone was laid on Portland Beach for four years to test its integrity and ability to with stand treacherous weather.
I learned how to cut stone accurately to within one millimetre and how to set out work such as ball finials and tracery.
One of the bad times came when coach Doug McCarthy cut Stone from the Devils squad and he was forced into a move to Guildford Flames.
Cut stone outlines and supports the five screens that display odds, payoffs, information and live and video replays of the races.
The original building was two storeys high and there's plenty of cut stone.
Manufacturing cut stone has become increasingly important to Stone Age, and staircases are a particular speciality.
It can also be described by the way it is obtained--fieldstone that is gathered from the fields in its natural state and cut stone that is quarried with heavy equipment from large stone deposits.