Durable. Long-lasting. Beautiful. These are all terms typically used to describe Indiana limestone. For centuries, this natural sedimentary bedrock, composed of calcite and aragonite, has been featured in residential and commercial construction projects around the world. As respected limestone fabricators in its industry, Indiana Cut Stone is dedicated to showcasing limestone’s aesthetic and versatile building construction qualities.
Indiana Cut Stone is headquartered in the heart of the limestone industry, Lawrence County, Indiana. Indiana limestone, often called Bedford limestone, has been used in world-famous commercial construction projects including the Empire State Building, National Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, campus buildings on many of the nation’s college campuses, Tennessee State Capitol, Biltmore Estate, and more. Limestone was also utilized in the building of the Great Pyramid In Egypt.
Indiana Cut Stone’s decades of working with Indiana limestone has helped residential and commercial construction projects nationwide come to life. Indiana limestone is quarried in the southern part of the state, cut into blocks and carved to be used in foundations, exterior elements, and decorative enhancements. Indiana limestone is also long-lasting and stands up well to exposure, adapting to the elements. When used specifically as a building material, Indiana limestone can provide lasting durability and architectural craftsmanship to a variety of large or small residential and commercial construction projects.
With more than 20 years of hands-on experience as professional rock artisans, Indiana Cut Stone has provided building materials for commercial construction and renovation of:
- State and federal structures
- Churches and cathedrals
- Office buildings
- Shopping centers
- Retail stores
- Hospitals and medical facilities
- Universities and college campuses
The fabricating professionals at Indiana Cut Stone are endorsed experts in applying Indiana limestone as integral building products in residential construction. Indiana limestone has been used nationwide as an all-natural, energy-efficient building material in construction, trim work, and exterior renovations for:
- Senior housing
- Single-family homes
- Multi-family housing
- National Historic Register Homes
Indiana limestone’s distinctive versatility also makes it an ideal building material for outdoor architectural features for residential and institutional projects including:
- Path and walkway pavers
- Bell towers
Indiana Cut Stone’s fabrication process allows customers the flexibility of choosing building products that fit a range of construction and landscaping budgets. Indiana limestone can be cost-effectively cut and fit to meet any size construction specification and building requirement. Our state-of the-art fabrication equipment and expert Indiana limestone artisans provide high-quality building materials to meet project timelines and budgets.
Aesthetically, Indiana limestone provides diversity in color and grade in its natural and buffed states. Buff can range from warm, creamy neutrals to cool, blue and silver grays. The range in surface appearance makes Indiana limestone an exemplary choice for architectural trim work, including ledges, sills, quoins, coping, caps, quoins, banding, keystones, and surface and edge finishes. Indiana limestone’s coloring provides a complementary characteristic to other building materials including wood, slate, brick, marble, veneers, river rock, and faux stones.
Along with beauty, Indiana limestone offers durability that can last upwards of 100 years, and can be easily repaired and added to for new construction, as needed, over the years. This helps facilitate long-term planning and cost savings over several decades for commercial and residential construction projects.