Scuola del Marmo

Scuola del Marmo

These days, young people entering the workforce generally seem to gravitate towards technology driven jobs, as opposed to careers in the trades. Although this seems to be the case abroad as well, I am happy to report that teaching traditional craftsmanship is alive...
How to be a better customer

How to be a better customer

A better customer? Sounds like a harsh statement, doesn’t it? After all, isn’t it up to the company to try to be better for you? Well yes, but why not give yourself some advantages that will ensure the most success with your natural stone project. On websites and on...
Turning flat things into round things

Turning flat things into round things

Making radius countertops for most stone fabricators is simple enough, but things get a little more labor intensive when forming mitered, bowed front edges, essentially creating the illusion of a solid curved piece of stone out of thin, flat material. So, starting...
A special Christmas ornament

A special Christmas ornament

With the Christmas season upon us, I’d like to share something a little unusual. So, let’s make something… The way we cut stone is either with diamond tipped blades, or by abrasive waterjet, with the waterjet being the more interesting of the two...
Welcome to the jungle

Welcome to the jungle

“You know where you are? You’re in the jungle, baby! You’re gonna die…”  -W. Axl Rose I’ll admit, based on the online community’s chatter on Brazilian travel, I had reservations about going there. Reading about the high crime...