Sandstone and Limestone Quarrying: Behind the Scenes

  • January 11, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Semco Outdoor 11864 Chesterdale RoadCincinnati, OH, 45246United States

Organization: AIA Cincinnati

Program Overview

This one-hour class is designed for construction industry professionals desiring to gain a fuller understanding of natural stone as a building material. Learn more about the various stone (limestone, sandstone, and travertine). Obtain information about common quarrying techniques in a limestone and sandstone quarry. Learn more about the fabrication process and finishing methods.

With this understanding, you will enhance your ability to select the right stone, fabrication technique, and finish for your project.

Learning Objectives

Identify different quarrying processes.

Obtain a better understanding about the mineral composition.

Gain a better understanding of the process and production of natural building stone from the quarry to the project.

Gain knowledge about stone fabrication and finishing methods.

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