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What is Manufactured Stone?

Manufactured stone, also known as Creative Stone, is a manmade, mass produced decorative stone made with cement, natural iron oxide pigments, and lightweight aggregates. The concrete mix is molded and colored to simulate the look and feel of natural stone. The use of lightweight aggregates makes it much lighter than natural stone. Because it is […]

The Different Types of Stone Walls

“Like a negative to a photograph, walls are most visible when life is most invisible. Typically, this occurs in January when snow frames the wall from bottom to top and when the strengthening, crystal-clear sun casts strong shadows,” wrote Robert M. Thorson, geologist and stone wall expert, in his field guide, Exploring Stone Walls. During […]