Blog: From the Bedrock

How White Cherokee Georgia Marble Keeps Tradition Alive in the Heart of Washington D.C.

Posted by Steven Schrenk

When you think of Washington D.C., the words “heritage” and “tradition” immediately come to mind.

Topics: Fabrication, Historic restoration, American marble, Georgia marble, White Cherokee Marble

DIY Soapstone Countertops: How To Fabricate and Install Them Safely (and Easily)

Posted by Steven Schrenk

 

Being an avid DIY’er is both a blessing and a curse.

Topics: Fabrication, Soapstone, Waxed soapstone, How to cut soapstone, DIY soapstone kits, Alberene Soapstone, Safety

10 Ways 1 cm Thin Stone Makes A Fabricator’s Job Easier

Posted by Steven Schrenk

 

You had your shop tuned for granite and marble. Then came quartz. Then came porcelain and glass. New options for designers, but for you, new materials usually mean new tools, and new problems.

If you’ve heard about Polycor’s new ultra-thin 1 cm slabs you’re thinking, “Here we go again. Thanks,

Topics: Thin Stone, Fabrication

1 cm Thin Stone: A Fabricator’s Top FAQs Answered

Posted by Steven Schrenk

Has this scenario ever happened to you? A designer or homeowner walks into your shop with a cocktail napkin drawing for a kitchen design, with bookmatched slabs. Never mind the narrow hallways and small openings in the apartment or the fact that it calls for a material you’ve never worked with.

Topics: Thin Stone, Fabrication

How to Talk To Your Fabricator About Granite and Marble Designs

Posted by Steven Schrenk

White Cherokee marble block at Polycor's US quarry in Georgia.

In your design repertoire you have go-to materials, favorite pieces and colors. But your ideas are always evolving, growing. You’re in a constant search for new possibilities.

As you add to your portfolio you push further in your

Topics: Home Design, Material Selection, Thin Stone, Fabrication

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