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Special Features In This Issue...


Artistic Granite and Marble Goes Bigger and Better, by Peter J. Marcucci

My Stone and Tile Floor Has Flooded. Now What? by Frederick M. Hueston

Training, Safety and Education

Industry Calendar of Events and Training: November – December 2022

Where Will You Be When the Music Stops? by Ed Young

The Seven Most Common Website Problems of Countertop Shops, by Stephen Alberts

Roger and His Fabrication Shop, Chapter V: Assessing the Journey, by Rick Phelps

Industry Topics, Tips and Featured Columns

The Stone Detective – Gets Caught in the Rain, by Frederick M. Hueston

Coming Soon to a Summit Near You, by Sharon Koehler

Fabricator Operational Software: A Competitive Advantage, by Mickey Gault

Stone Restoration and Maintenance Corner, by Bob Murrell

Industry News

Granite Repair: Where Can I Learn to Do That?  by Frank Sciarrino

Clement Wiekrykas Named Abrasive Technology CEO

U.S. Stone Industries Earns Natural Stone Sustainability Certification

MAPEI’S Brittany Storm Named LEED Fellow

Samoter Launches Samoter Lab

Italdiamant Introduces NEXT Blade

The Lighter Side

Notable Quotes for November

The Funny Pages, Featuring Sam Venable and Cartoons by Mark Anderson

Staying on the Cutting Edge of Cornpone Humor, by Sam Venable


And the Winners Are…

Honest, It’s a Desert Gator

Contributors & Staff

  Rick Stimac 


  Larry M. Hood

Editor and Design Director  

  G. William Brown

Graphic Designer  

  Gina Covell

Advertising Sales and Social Media Maven  

  Stephen Alberts 

Countertop Marketing Co.  

  Mark Anderson

Department of Humor  

  Ed Hill

Synchronous Solutions  

  Frederick M. Hueston

Stone Forensics Investigations  

  Sharon Koehler 

Stone Industry Consultant  

  Rufus B. Leakin 

Guru of Urban Folklore  

  Peter J. Marcucci 

Special Contributor  

  Mickey Gault

Stone App  

  Bob Murrell

Restoration Consultant  

  Rick Phelps

ActionCoach, Synchronous Solutions   

  Frank Sciarrino

Granite Gold Services, Inc.   

  Ed Young 

Fabricator’s Business Coach   

  Sam Venable

Department of Irony   

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