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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True to the initial design for the change catalyst, weather, Continental Cut Stone is thrilled to contribute to this beacon of change.
Cut stone destined for export is loaded into containers, and these are then subject to Israeli security checks.
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.
It has also provided kerbing for a town centre improvement scheme in Braintree, Essex, supplied granite worktops for high-quality kitchens and provided cut stone for local builders.
Manufacturing cut stone has become increasingly important to Stone Age, and staircases are a particular speciality.
Techniques for base preparation and laying also support the installation of modular paving materials such as granite and cut stone.
These include hand cut stone details, decorative brickwork and slate roofs.
Lost in the sensuous beauty of the cut stone and the specifics of the iconography, I round a corner to discover a land mine victim sitting, a cup in front of her youthful, legless body.
Tommy McAllister drafted in three prisoners to work for two hours a night for a week to cut stone and do pointing.
On average, a dry-stacked wall with some cut stone costs about $35 per square foot.