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Resources & Links

These are resources which various members have used. These companies are not related to the Stonecarvers Guild.


Stone Suppliers — Indiana Limestone

B G Hoadly Stone
Bloomington, Indiana
812-332-1447
Fax: 812-332-6085
Quality gray stone.

Independent Limestone Co, LLC
Bloomington, Indiana
888-824-6588
Fax: 812-824-7405
Buff stone, quarry blocks only.

Indiana Limestone Company
Bedford Indiana
812-275-3341
Fax: 812-279-8972
Quality buff stone, specify PM&B buff.

Indiana Limestone Institute
Stone City Bank Bldg Suite 400
Bedford, IN 47421
812-275-4426
www.iliai.com
List of stone mills around the country, provides specifications.

Ranier DeVido Stone & Marble Co.
2619 New Butler Rd., Rte. 422 East
New Castle Pa.
724-658-8518

Clear Creek Stone Co.
Bloomington Indiana
phone 812-824-7050
fax 812-824-7051
www.clearcreekstone.net
Reasonably priced buff limestone, Blocks or S6S.


Stone Suppliers — Marble

Gawet Marble and Granite
Center Rutland
Vermont
800-323-6398
Many varieties of marble S6S.

The Marble Institute of America
www.marble-institute.com
Info on marble and suppliers, stone maintenance and cleaning info.


Stone Suppliers — Texas Limestone

A.J. Brauer Stone Co.
Jarrell, TX
512-746-5792
Quarries the Florence white and cream stones (not Cordova Crème), and keeps a good supply of the other Texas stones on hand as well as some Indiana.

Continental Cut Stone
Florence TX
254-793-2329
Quarries Lueders Limestone. Full line production mill, milling most of the Texas stones as well as Indiana Limestone.

Leander Cut Stone
Liberty Hill, TX
512-778-5064
Quarry Cordova Crème, and Shell, and a milling operation.

Texas Cut Stone
Liberty Hill, TX
512-778-5232
Full line production mill, no quarry operation. These guys have a huge lathe.

Texas Quarries
Cedar Park TX
512-258-1474
Quarries Cordova Crème, Texas Shell and several Lueders limestones. A full line production mill.

TexaStone
Garden City, TX
432-354-2569
Quarry source for Cedar Hill Cream and pink, Hadrian and Permian Sea Coral. Also mills and produces tile.


Tools — Italian

Gino Cuturi
Off Mecc. S.R.L.
Zona Industriale Apuana Via Degli Oliveti 15
POBox 32
54100 Massa
Italia
Phone (0585) 83123213
Fax(0585) 831231
Telex 500047 Pasmas /
(Air hammers, rifflers, chisels etc. English speaking)

Luciano Baicchi
Officina Meccanica Produzione Abrasivi
Via Pisa 8
54033 Fossola
Carrara, Italia
Phone 0585/841541
Fax 0585/84047
Telex 501198 Bai Luc /
(Air hammers, chisels, and other stone working supplies. No English)

Milani Utensili
Via G. Verga, 6
55045 Pietrasanta (LU)
Italy
Tel and Fax: +39 584 742-696 (Italian speaking only)
55045 Pietrasanta (Lucca)
(Makes chisels and pointing machines)

Tabula Rasa
Viale Dello Scalo di S. Lorenzo 40
Roma 00185 Italia
+39-06-4450070
fax +39-06-4456760
(Italian tools and air hammers, will do mail order.)
www.tabvlarasa.com


Tools — American

Bicknell
Elberton GA
800-241-7105
Pneumatic and hand tools, abrasives, Lithochrome, stone handling equipment.

Blue Bonnet Tool Co.
Dallas, TX
800-492-5174
Extensive catalogue.

Braxton Bragg
800-575-4401
www.braxton-bragg.com
Stone working tools, work benches.

The Compleat Sculptor
90 Van Dam St.
New York, NY 10013
Tel. (800) 9-SCULPT
Fax. (212)243-6374
www.sculpt.com

Eastern Marble Supply
Scotch Plains, NJ
800-643-8818
www.easternmarble.com
Distributes Trow & Holden Tools and all sorts of stoneworking and polishing supplies.

Granite City Tool - MN
247 28th Ave S
Waite Park, MN  56387
800-328-7094
www.granitecitytool.com

Granite City Tool Co.
Barre, VT
800-451-4570
Much the same as Bicknell. Carries diamond hand pads in grits from 50 to 3500.
www.granitecitytoolvt.com

Jaeger & Condino
3544 61st St.
Woodside, NY  11377-2184
718 335-8300
Sheets of Template plastic

Trow & Holden Tools
Barre, Vermont
800-451-4349
Manufactures pneumatic hammers and chisels. Good selection of carbide tools.
www.trowandholden.com

Ty Mathews
The Stone City Forge
3748 Pinhook Road, Bedford 47421
Very good blacksmith, hand forged tools.

Wenzco Supply
Sales@wenzco.com
(800) 346-78057
(Used shop equipment and tools, including used air hammers and carboff rubbing paper to do tracing of lettering.)

Gibson Tools
2023 58th Avenue Cir E
Bradenton, Florida 34203
Tel: 941 3061028
www.gibsontools.com
(English, Scottish, Italian and other stoneworking tools


Books

Il Mestiere del Marmista (The Marble Worker's Craft)
Gabriele Rovai
Officina Michelangelo
Pietrasanta, Italy, 1999
In Italian & English, on the traditional techniques and training of Italian marble carvers.

Pugin's Gothic Ornament
The Classic Sourcebook of Decorative Motifs

Augustus Charles Pugin, 1831
Reprinted by Dover Books, 1987
ISBN 0-486-25500-X

The Stone Carvers
Master Craftsmen of Washington National Cathedral

Marjorie Hunt
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999
ISBN 1-56098-829-0

Stonemasonry Detailing
Roy Pepperell
Attic Booktool, England, 1990
ISBN 0-948083-13-1
A textbook on stone cutting and masonry.