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Re: GSBN:Stone Veneer over Bales

I'll get right on that, Matts.


on 3.20.2007 8:15 AM, MattsMyhrman@...MattsMyhrman@...:

> In a message dated 3/18/07 8:04:51 PM, john.skillfulmeans@...:
>> in the old days, like, i mean decades ago, ancient history, skilled
>> plasterers used to shape stone-like features in lime plaster.Ê look around
>> any downtown built in the early 20th century and you will see plenty of
>> this.Ê the tools are still available...(i think michel at transmineral has
>> some.
>> <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.transmineralusa.com/";>http://www.transmineralusa.com/</a>
> The plasterer of one of the old Nebraska hay-bale houses did exactly that,
> using a tool to create grooves in the plaster.   The old photo we have gives
> the 
> false impression that the building is made using big, rectangular blocks of
> stone.   Maybe The Last Straw could earn some extra cash by patenting the idea
> and selling franchises.   Perhaps it could be called "Fauxstone".   If that
> name is already trademarked, how about "Foe-stone--your best defense against
> aggressive tax collectors"