• Commonly Used Stone
  • Types and Finishes
  • Fieldstone
  • Dimension Stone
  • Paving Stone
  • Architectural Stonework
  • Ornamental Stonework
  • Worn & Weathered Stone
In “Commonly Used Stone," close-up views depict characteristics of varieties, with captions providing industry names. Other sections are identified by general category, and show architectural applications and layout patterns. Also included are detailed views of joinings and surface treatments. Subjects represent a variety of periods and styles used in exterior and interior settings with some showing how stone weathers and ages. Terms and finishing techniques used in the captions are explained in the glossary. To view all the pictures in this chapter visit