- Published: 11 December 2012 11 December 2012
Stoneyard.com’s thin veneer products are cut into square and rectangular pieces that give the look of stone without the weight. Thicknesses range from 1/2”-1 3/4”, with face areas up to .5 ft². The company’s ledgestone thin veneer is made up of thinly split and stacked stone in heights up to 4” for a true New England look. Stoneyard.com also offers mosaic thin veneer, which is made up of stone pieces of varying shapes and sizes to create a “broken-ice” pattern.
Stoneyard.com, 800-221-2200, 978-742-9800, fax 978-742-9898; www.stoneyard.com
Sturgis Materials Inc.
Kansas City, Kan.
Sturgis Materials Inc., founded in 1942, is one of the Midwest’s largest suppliers of natural stone. With a hardness of 6-7 on the Mohs scale, Crystal Ridge is non-porous and highly resistant to staining, color fading and flaking caused by frost and freezing, making it virtually maintenance-free and ideal for exterior jobs. The company is also the exclusive dealer of Robinson Thinrock™ in Kansas City.
Sturgis Materials Inc., 913-371-7757; www.sturgismaterials.com
Cedar Park, Texas
Texas Quarries began quarrying and fabricating Texas limestone in 1929 and currently operates two quarries: one near Liberty Hill, Texas, and the other near Lueders, Texas. Available colors include Cordoba Cream, Fossil Mix, Antique Mix and Tuscany. All are sold in flat and “L” corners. Face sizes are available in heights of 2 1/4”- 8”, with lengths from 8”-24”. All are cut 1”-1 1/4” thick to meet industry standards, and may be applied directly to masonry back-up systems or to non-masonry back-ups using 18-gauge metal lathes.
Texas Quarries, 512-258-1474; www.texasquarries.com
Tri-State Stone® & Building Supply Inc.
Tri-State Stone® & Building Supply Inc. offers a full line of natural stones, including Carderock®, which has been quarried onsite since the 1920s. The mica-schist quartzite that shows colors of brown, blue, gray and green and has unique vertical and horizontal cleavages; the thin-veneer version is available in both flats and corners, and sold by the box or pallet.
Tri-State Stone & Building Supply Inc., 301-365-2100, FAX 301-365-5524; www.carderock.com
U.S. Stone Industries LLC
Prairie Village, Kan.
U.S. Stone Industries introduced a natural-stone thin veneer in 2005. With 40 different offerings, such as Cottonwood, and the capability to produce up to 8,000 ft² of stone per day, emphasis is on producing thin stone in a full range of colors, sizes and textures. All U.S. Stone thin veneer stone is produced to a thickness of +/-1”, and is available in both boxes and crates. The company also offers an array of custom stone accessories, including sills, headers, coping, banding, keystones, column caps and tile.
World Wide Stone Corp.™
World Wide Stone Corp. is the exclusive quarrier and fabricator of Durango Stone™ travertine; Durango Ledger Stone™ is a thin-veneer travertine reminiscent of the classic architectural stone elements of the 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s that is now enjoying a revival in today’s building veneers. Suitable for both interior and exterior applications, Durango Ledger Stone is available with a cleft field-dressed finish in five different colors and shipped in random lengths in 2cm, 3cm and 4cm heights. World Wide Stone also offers travertine in a variety of other products including slabs, tiles, thresholds, steps and columns in a variety of finishes.
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