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Lightweight Stone Façade Details by Tuscan Stoneworx Edmonton

Lightweight Stone Façade Details

Lightweight Stone Façade Details Reducing the overall weight of a structure while maintaining its durability, sustainability, and aesthetics is a challenge. A challenge that Tuscan Stoneworx took on and conquered with its lightweight stone façade details! The combination of the highly experienced Tuscan Stoneworx Canada European management team, combined with the support from the Tuscan US team and its in-house Canadian Design team, means there is enough creative horsepower and experience to create solutions for any commercial or residential project.   Examples of typical engineered designs and details of the majority of our limestone cast stone façade products are shown below. However, note that we regularly work with clients, designers, architects, and engineers to develop custom profiles and solutions: Light core is the new hardcore A typical design consists of a half-inch of cast material exterior, with an EPS core. The half-inch cast exterior is sufficient to provide a highly durable exterior

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Lightweight Limestone by Tuscan Stoneworx Edmonton Alberta CA

Lightweight Limestone

Lightweight Limestone  Limestone is one of the oldest construction materials in the world. You can see this highly durable and beautiful product forming part of the construction of historic buildings around the world. However, the other attribute that goes hand in hand with limestones durability and beauty is its weight. Full cast limestone is an extremely heavy material. For centuries, the product formed part of the building’s structural elements; hence, it was acceptable. Times Change In modern times, limestone is utilized for more aesthetic and architectural purposes, not structural. This results in additional engineering, mechanical fixings, and reinforcement being incorporated into the design, which comes at a cost.   There is no need for an aesthetic product to be fully cast in deep sections, as the wear depth on the surface of the material is never more than several millimeters over its lifetime. This realization, combined with  the birth of CNC

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Stone Fireplaces Edmonton Alberta by Tuscan Stoneworx Canada

Stone Fireplaces

Stone  fireplaces Your fireplace holds the prestigious title of the focal point of your living space. Stone Fireplaces hold the prestigious title of being the focal point of all fireplaces, and handcrafted stone fireplaces hold the prestigious title of being the focal point of all stone fireplaces! The blend of authentic cast limestone materials, CNC Design Technology, and handcrafted finishes are what enable our team to create bespoke stone fire surrounds, time and time again. With four authentic limestone texture finishes, twenty-eight color variations, and CNC design technology, the only restrictions on the design of your stone fireplace is your imagination. It’s all in the Texture Our Honed Texture creates a smooth finish, which when complemented with sharp lines, and edges works beautifully with a modern interior design look.   In contrast, our Antique Texture brings an ‘out with the new and in with the old’ feeling. The handcrafted texture of this design, combined

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AUTHENTIC STONE VENEER PRODUCTS BY TUSCAN STONEWORX EDMONTON ALBERTA

AUTHENTIC STONE VENEER PRODUCTS

Authentic stone veneer products authenticity is hard to find in life, and especially in construction materials. Stone can provide a stunning and highly resilient finish to any project.   Stone products are ideal for commercial and residential projects of every size and design.    The challenge when incorporating stone products into a design is that natural stone is heavy, and at first glance, can be considered expensive.   Creating an authentic, durable stone finish that is lightweight and cost-effective has always been a challenge for architects, engineers, and designers. Not anymore.   Our Tuscan Stoneworx CNC Manufacturing Technology enables our design team to create authentic stone veneer products that are lightweight, durable, and cost-effective.   Our product’s authenticity is visible in the textural design options, including honed, sandstone, travertine, and antique. Giving our designers a texture for every concept, and with 28 color options, a look to compliment every concept!

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Stone fireplace surrounds Edmonton Alberta by Tuscan Stoneworx

Stone Fireplace Surrounds

Stone Fireplace Surrounds  A FIREPLACE SURROUND IS THE THE FOCAL POINT OF YOUR LIVING SPACE. The right Fireplace can hold the prestigious title of the focal point of your living space. Stone Fireplace Surrounds hold the prestigious title of being the best fireplace surround products on the market, and bespoke handcrafted stone fireplace surrounds lead this category. The combination of authentic cast limestone materials, CNC Design Technology, and European Craftsmanship are what enable our team to create beautiful bespoke stone fire surrounds so any environment or space. With four authentic limestone texture finishes, twenty-eight color variations, and CNC design technology, the only restrictions on the design of your stone fireplace is your imagination. TEXTURE Tells Our Honed Texture creates a smooth finish, which when complemented with sharp lines, and edges works beautifully with a modern interior design look. In contrast, our Antique Texture brings an ‘out with the new and in with the old’

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Lightweight Masonry Products by Tuscan Stoneworx Edmonton Alberta CA

Lightweight Masonry Products

lightweight masonry products Masonry is one of the oldest construction materials in the world. Masonry is one of the most durable and beautiful construction material products in the world. It forms an integral part of the design, engineering, and architecture of historic buildings worldwide. All Tuscan Stoneworx Masonry products are cast and manufactured utilizing crushed limestone as a part of the mix design. One of the key benefits of working with masonry products is its durability. Durability in traditional construction materials comes at a price, and that price is weight. Traditional masonry products are solid or full-cast, and they are heavy. Resulting in additional engineering, mechanical fixings, and reinforcement being incorporated into the design, which comes at a cost. Ultimately if a masonry product is incorporated in a design for aesthetic purposes, there is no need for it to be full-cast. The ‘wear’ depth on the material’s surface will never

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Travertine Stone Fireplace Edmonton Alberta by Tuscan Stoneworx

Travertine Stone Fireplace

Travertine Stone Fireplace What is Travertine? The word ‘travertine’ is derived from the Italian travertino, which is actually derivation from the Latin word tiburtinus ‘of Tibur.’ Its namesake is also the origin of Tivoli, which is a district near Rome. Naturally, Travertine is one of the most popular building materials across Italy. It is known for its stunning and unique texture.  Travertine in its natural environment comes from limestone deposited through mineral springs, typically hot springs, and it has a very special appearance, a combination of aged rock, natural stone veins, or even a fibrous look formed when certain minerals are dissolved by groundwater.  Another cool fact about Travertine is that across Europe, in counties like Croatia, Italy, and Turkey, Travertine forms natural lakes and dams across the landscape.   No other natural stone product has the same texture level or can deliver the same caliber of finish. Its weathered look characterizes the classic,

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Modern Stone Fireplace Design by Tuscan Stoneworx Edmonton & Calgary Alberta

Modern Stone Fireplace Design

Modern Stone Fireplace Design A modern look can be captured in a home in a variety of ways.  Colors, lines, profiles, materials, and textures can be used to bring that modern and contemporary feel.  A fireplaces hold the prestigious title of being the focal point of any living space, so it has the ideal positioning necessary to set the tone for the entire living area.  In other words utilizing cast limestone to create a modern stone fireplace design is an excellent way to accentuate that contemporary feel of any home. Because of the blend of authentic cast limestone materials, CNC Design Technology, and handcrafted finishes enable our team to create bespoke stone fire surround every time. TEXTURE Tells Our Honed Texture creates a smooth finish, which when complemented with sharp lines, and edges works beautifully with a modern interior design look. In contrast, our Antique Texture brings an ‘out with the new and in

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Stone Fireplace Mantel Designs by Tuscan Stoneworx Edmonton & Calgary

Stone Fireplace Mantel Designs

Stone Fireplace mantel Designs There’s something about a stone fireplace  mantel Designs that feel right! There are so many fireplace building material options available to homeowners, wood, ceramic, metal, man-made materials, but stone is still king. However, only stone fireplace mantel designs are versatile enough to be authentic, modern, chic, classic, or bold in design. For instance, the combination of different textured finishing options, broad color options, and durability is why stone cannot be matched. Above all, our fireplace holds the prestigious title of being the focal point of our living space. It sets the tone for the entire living area. Similarly, the blend of authentic cast limestone materials, CNC Design Technology, and handcrafted finishes enable our team to create bespoke stone fireplace mantels. Above all, our design team can create mantels that encapsulate the entire fireplace, or free-standing mantels, and they can be as detailed, ornate, or modern as you

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