cast stone


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cast stone

n
(Building) building trades a building component, such as a block or lintel, made from cast concrete with a facing that resembles natural stone
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How I can reproach you with what is not within my knowledge, or how I can cast stones that were never in my hand, is a problem for the ingenuity of a schoolmaster to prove,' returned Eugene.
And then, when the rigid old Pilgrims eyed her rather in pity than in wrath; when the matrons fed her with the fragments of their children's food, and offered her a lodging on a hard and lowly bed; when no little crowd of schoolboys left their sports to cast stones after the roving enthusiast; then did Catharine return to Pearson's dwelling and made that her home.
com)-- For over 30 years, the company has been known for crafting elegant fireplace mantels and other cast stone ornaments.
Acanthus Cast Stone have more than doubled annual profits for the fourth year in a row due to unprecedented demand for their products both throughout the UK and abroad.
The dry-cast line produces all of the company's brick and Thru-Wall units, as well as Holland pavers; the semi-automated wet cast line cast stone trim and accent pieces.
Cast stone is a truly superior alternative to natural cut building stone.
More correctly called cast stone but occasionally referred to as art or reconstituted stone.
Now there's a lightweight option for do-it-yourselfers: cast stone boulders from the Artificial Rocks Factory in Oxnard, California.
Spector Group designed a facade of cast stone, brick and glass mesh with irregular windows in a Mondrian-like pattern resulting in a blend of art and architecture bound to attract the rising number of young urbanites moving uptown.
The slab, made from cast stone and weighing around 5lbs, was chiselled on one side with the words 'RIP 25,000 dead in Iraq' and on the other side it carried all the normal details found on a cheque, including Buxton's signature.
The Escofet BS3 bench (507) made from reinforced cast stone is available in granite, grey or beige and incorporates three stainless-steel bands which not only articulate the bench's composition, but also serve to deter skateboarders.
PHOTO : "Fishermen's Memorial" by Ron Petty bronze, cast stone column, 28' Robert Mortenson Foundry