Contents

Features

Just How Thin is Too Thin?


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The rise in <1cm-thick porcelain slab is a boon for some uses ... but countertops?

Fabricator Focus

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How do you keep 'em down on the farm? At Prairie Stone, you start fabricating countertops.

Stopping Silicosis: More than a Mask

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Fabricators need to be aware of clean air, clean water -- and how the shop gets cleaned.

Vol. 4, No. 2

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Departments

Spall


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When we finally meet again at trade shows, things are likely to be different.

Perspectives

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A hard-surface wholesaler takes stock of 2020 and how his business -- and the market -- is evolving.

News Highlights

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Hard-surface trade events go online, move dates or skip editions in 2021.

The Safe Shop


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If you're decking the halls at the shop for the holidays, remember to do it safely.

SFA: What's the Answer?

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Stopping blowouts with a CAD multifunction tool setup.

Workshelf

Workshelf

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Stone Update Magazine offers audio versions of selected articles on one easy-to-access page.

ProductPLUS

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This issue's spotlight: TAB Quartz's Statuario Savon.

Product Talk

Our regular guide to goods and services for the hard-surfaces industry.

The Directory

Find the solution you need for your business.

Agenda

The when and where of events and education for the industry.

Advertising Index

Contact Us

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On the cover: courtesy Dal-Tile Corporation.