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Stone Finishes

These days, only in very special cases is stone direct from the quarry worked in such a way that a flat surface is produced. Even though after quarrying the surfaces of the sawn or cut blocks are surfaces of the sawn or cut clocks are worked by machine or with hand held power tools, a knowledge of the manual surface treatments is useful due to the increasing amount of work on existing buildings, refurbishment projects and the preservation of historic buildings.

The customary tools used today generally look much the same as they did in the middle ages. As in the past , their development and use are based on the type of material, its hardness and the effects that can be achieved baring in mind the nature of the material. The choice of surface treatment is therefore just as dependant on the character of the component as it is on the type of stone selected. The right choice of surface treatment can enhance the expression and effect of a stone component.


Surface Finishes

Type of
rock

Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural Architectural
Granite                        
syenite                          
Diorite                        
Gabbro                        
Rhyolite (porphyry)                            
Trachyte                        
Basalt                        
Diabase                    
Lava Stone                      
Volcanic
tuff
           
Conglo-
merate
                         
Breccia                
Sandstone (quartzitic)              
Sandstone                  
Greywacke                
Clayey shale                                        
Limestone          
Solnh. platy limestone                                          
Dolomite          
Onyx                                            
Ortho- paragneiss                    
Quartzite                                        
Mica-schist                                              
Chlorite schist                                      
Serpentinite                                    
Marble          
Migmatite                                
phyllite                                              
Crystalline slate                                                
Slate                                      
Granulite                      

Modified according to standard specification 014 for stonework

? Customary surface treatment for this type of stone, however this does not rule out the use of other forms of surface treatment
Coarse-Pointed
Pointed
Pointed
Pointed
Tooth Chiselled
Tooth Chiselled
Comb Chiselled
Comb Chiselled
Comb Chiselled
Comb Chiselled
(random)
Comb-Chiselled (herringbone pattern)
Comb-Chiselled
(herringbone pattern)
Bush Hammered
Bush
Hammered
Fine Bush Hammered
Fine Bush
Hammered
Bush Hammered and Ground
Bush Hammered
and Ground
Pointed and Ground
Pointed and
Ground
Pointed, Tooth Chiselled and Ground
Pointed, Tooth
Chiselled and Ground
Pointed, Bush Hammered, Axed and Ground
Pointed, Bush Hammered,
Axed and Ground
Coarse-pointed and Furrowed
Coarse-pointed
and Furrowed
Bush Hammered, Brushed and Semi-Ground
Bush Hammered, Brushed
and Semi-Ground
Bush Hammered, Brushed and Waxed
Bush Hammered, Brushed
and Waxed
Diamond Sawn
Diamond
Sawn
Ground
Polished
Polished
Laser Treated
Laser Treated
Ground
Ground
Polished
Polished
Fine Pitched
Fine Pitched
Bush Hammered
Bush Hammered
Fine Bush Hammered
Fine Bush Hammered
Furrowed
Furrowed
Sandblasted
Sandblasted
Flamed
Flamed
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