My project has 800 sf of finished stone face, over half of which is fireplace and chimney facing over the block core, the balance is facing over wood-framed walls. Stone will be random horizontal ashlar rubble, with mortared joints. We figure for about 6″ thickness. My thought was to figure tonnage using 75 lbs/sf for stone, plus 10 percent, thus a ton will cover 2000 / (75 + 10%) or 24 sf / ton. Do I sound like I am in the ball park? With my figures, I may need 34 tons of stone. What kind of stone cost range might I see, per ton?
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