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Stone Fabrication

Fabricating Stone

Various aspect of working with natural and engineered stone materials are embodied in the stone fabrication process. In this section of the site, we will catalog information that discusses, considers and explains many different aspects of the fabrication process. Additionally, you may find installation related information and diamond tooling or bridge saw blade resources in this area as well.

  • Polishing Stone

    Take a look at the various ways that stone is polished and how it gets the different polishing treatments throughout its lifetime by fabrication shops, restoration professionals, and even homeowners.

  • Adhesive Strength

    What are the key factors to consider when choosing a glue to use for your fabrication project? Find out the answer here and see what to look at.

  • Antiquing Granite

    A look at some reasons why consumers select a leathered (or antiqued) finish for their natural granite surfaces and how fabricators can achieve this unique finish.

  • Indoor & Outdoor Glue

    Various factors play a role in the effectiveness of an adhesive, no matter what the material. One key element is the environment and aspects thereof.

  • Diamond Blade Basics

    The components of a given blade play a role in the performance and the wear & tear that the blade can take. Knowing some of the basics about diamond blades can help you decide which blade to choose.

  • Helpful Stone Testing

    natural stone is available in a variety of types, each with specific properties that affect how it needs to be cared for and worked. This article talks about test help to identify stone characteristics.

  • Rodding Countertops

    any professionals make use of rodding stone countertops for a variety of specific reasons. In this article we will look at why this practice is used when fabricating natural stone kitchen countertops.

  • Best Diamond Blades

    Finding the best diamond saw blade might be a bit more involved than many realize since requirements for various materials differ from one surface to the next and each blade must be designed for the surface.

  • Razor Blades

    Razor blades are so handy that you just can't avoid using them, yet they can become a source of more work. The simple tips in this article can help prevent some issues stemming from razor blades.

  • Best Granite Sealer

    Choosing the best granite sealer goes beyond seeking the lowest priced product. It even goes further than just determining the one that has the most value and in this article we look at some of the best granite sealers.

  • Yellowing of Adhesives

    See what kinds of things to keep in mind when you choose a stone adhesive and why it is important to think about what causes stone adhesives to turn yellow.