March 2011

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MATERIALS

200_Slimrock Sebastian Tumbled 8x16BUILDING STONE
Slimrock™, Cecil, Ark., offers Arkansas River Valley stone quarried near Ozark, Ark., for use in a wide variety of applications. The company features thin veneer in a range of colors and sizes, including its Essentials line, with faces from 4”-12” in height, and the Magnum line, with faces up to 22”. Slimrock also offers building stone in a 4” thickness in both split and tumbled faces, flagstones, pavers ranging from 2”-2.5” in thickness, and 1” thick sawn tiles for flooring.
Contact: Slimrock, 479-667-2121.

STONE BRAND
GBI Tile and Stone Inc., Costa Mesa, Calif,, launches its Quarry Collection brand to support specialty retail accounts and position a recognized consumer brand. The line includes a stone system arranged in families of coordinating sizes and border options; a selection of antiqued stone flooring recreating the patina and grace of reclaimed stone flooring; an extensive range of border, accent, and mixed mosaic tiles; and a carefully edited selection of marble, limestone, and granite slabs appropriate for indoor and outdoor applications.
Contact: Quarry Collection, 949-567-1880.

200_Colorado Thin Veneer1NEW SANDSTONE
Colorado Sandstone Quarries, Loveland, Colo., introduces Colorado Blonde, the latest addition to its line of locally quarried sandstone products. It’s available in a variety of cuts and sizes, including slabs, blocks, 4” and 8” strip stone, patio squares, and thin veneer in both flats and corners.
Contact: Colorado Sandstone Quarries, 970-567-7388.

200_colonial_tanNEW VENEER
Stoneyard.com, Littleton, Mass., now offers Greenwich Gray and Colonial Tan in the Square & Rectangular shape for natural-stone veneer; previously, the stones were available only in Ledgestone and Mosaic shapes. Both are available in 1” thin veneer and 3”-5” building veneer. Thin Veneer options include flats and corners.
Contact: Stoneyard.com, 978-742-9800.

200_K2 Stone - Elk Ridge 2BUILDING STONE
K2 Stone, Nanaimo, B.C., introduces Big Sky Stone. Quarried in northwest Montana, the Big Sky line includes thin stone, full-bed stone, retaining blocks and flagstones among other shapes. Colors include Autumn Gold, Autumn Flame and Elk Ridge.
Contact: K2 Stone, 250-722-2420.