September 24, 2016

Harvesting Granite with a Diamond Necklace

Massive Blocks of White Granite are Cut from an Underground Mountain in the Most Amazing Way

 

 

Just a few miles from Winston-Salem, lies one of the largest exposed white granite deposits in the world.  Prized for its light color, this stone is shipped all over the world as a favorite material for large buildings.  The deposit itself is some two miles in diameter, but the granite must be removed in blocks weighing up to 300,000 pounds.  The way in which these massive cubes of stone are cleavedrom the mother lode surprised me and I bet it will you, too. 

Posted in: New Product Spotlight Outdoor Projects Tools & Know-How Power Tools Other Hardware Surfaces & Systems Masonry
Ron Hazelton Headshot

Have your project done by a local, qualified professional.

CLICK HERE FOR A FREE QUOTE

Not everyone is in a position to do a project themselves. That's why I've partnered with HomeAdvisor.com to provide you with free quotes from qualified local professionals.

comments

Recommended Articles

Modern aiutomated loom weaving carpet
October 14, 2017

How Carpet is Made

See How Modern Carpeting is Made Step-by-Step

Radon:  What is it?  How to Get Rid of It.
March 26, 2016

Radon:  What is it?  How to Get Rid of It.

Radon.  It's colorless and odorless and can be a health hazard.  How do you get rid of it?

{prize}

Enter Sweepstakes to Win!

Enter today for your chance to win a Ryobi 18V Lithium Combo Kit.

Enter Sweepstakes