Slate roof tiles are ordered by size and thickness. In some cases, you may need to trim slate to smaller pieces or cut slate based on a roof pattern. The following steps along with the video will show you how easy it is to cut slate roof tiles.
Flip the slate roof tile over so that the back of the slate is facing up. This will be the smoothest side of the slate.
The Pillow Thompson House was built in 1896 by Jerome Bonaparte Pillow and remained in the family for five generations. In 1992 it was donated by the family to the Phillips Community College Foundation, part of the University of Arkansas and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 7, 1973.
In 2011, North Country Slate was asked to replicate the multi-colored graduated slate roof for the new addition of Wheeler Hall to match the original section which was built in 1933. Wheeler Hall was the first academic building on the campus.
A natural slate roof has many benefits when installed with non-corroding nails. In 2015, the National Slate Association tested slate for high winds. It passed the ASTM D3161-15 Class (highest) Wind Resistance Rating. Perhaps this is why the slate roof on the Goderich Town Hall survived the 2011 F3 tornado.
The Lake Forest Train Station in Illinois was built between 1899-1900 and was the fourth station on the site. The larger English Tudor style train station opened in 1901, to accommodate the large city crowds who enjoyed Lake Forest’s weekend events like golf, horse shows and polo matches.
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