|Side of stone surround is formed using
one by fours.
|Arch is formed using plastic trim.|
|Surrounds are filled with lath and mortar,
then forms are removed.
Mortar joints are made by using tape.
Stone is done using colored mortar,
then tape is removed revealing a joint.
|Here, stones are filled.|
|Color and texture is varied slightly from
stone to stone.
|Here is the other side. We coated over the reddish stones
they looked right.
|Here, stones are covered with tape and plastic, and finish
to the wall.
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