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DEPARTMENTS: Industry Spotlight

Mark 1’s Legendary Craftsmanship Helps Return Kansas Statehouse to Its Former Glory, by Peter Marcucci  

Take a Walk on the Art Side, by Peter Marcucci   

Training and Education  Sponsored by Braxton-Bragg Academy

Quality at the Source,  by Ed Hill   

NSI Announces New Technical Bulletin Now Available in Resource Library  

Industry Topics and Tips

Customer Service,  by Sharon Koehler 

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston   

Stone Restoration and Maintenance Corner, by Bob Murrell  

Wall of Time, by Karin Kirk   

How to Set a 5,760-Pound Countertop, by Mark McMunn  

Stone Industry News and Regulars

Achilli s.r.l. Italy Launches Achilli USA Division  

NSI Picks 2018 Stone of the Year  

TCNA Issues Statement on Passage of BRICK Act  

Tucker Design Awards and 2018 Bybee Prize  

Stone Forensics Offers Stone and Tile Troubleshooting Workshop  

Artisan Group Adds Three Member Shops  

Laser Products Exceeds Expectations at TISE 2018  

Central Florida Fabricator Celebrates 10 Years  

Natural Stone Institute Announces New Staff Member  

Mark Thomas Elliot, Longtime Superabrasive Employee is Mourned    

Architectural Surfaces Group Debuts MetroQuartz Palette  

Little Caesar’s Arena and MSU’s 1855 Paxton Place Feature Countertops by Paxton Countertops 

The Lighter Side

Notable Quotes  

Use with Adult Supervision Only

Hop In, the Meter’s Running

Boy, is My Face Red!

Look B4 You Leap

From Hot Sauce to Hot Water

That’s One Tough Tick, by Sam Venable 

The Funny Page


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