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It’s Not So Bad to Have a Heart Made of Stone

At Ohio Beauty Cut Stone, our heart is made from stone. That’s why we use the highest quality brand name stones in all of our hardscaping services.

Almost 70 years of experience in the stone industry guarantees not only quality products, but superior service as well.

Our decorative stone can be used in in many areas of home improvement. Common projects for our stone products are building and constructing walkways, sidewalks, garden walls, fountains, and edging and trimming of your yard. Patios, porches, and decks can also be enhanced with Ohio Beauty decorative stone.

Our stone landscaping isn’t just for home improvement though. Our services are also available to publicly owned and corporate entities such as builders, architects, and landscapers to enhance the look of commercial properties such as office buildings, strip malls, and investment properties.

Ohio Beauty Cut Stone has over 100 types of landscaping materials in stock. We carry a large variety of flag stone, landscape stone, and natural and cultured veneered stone. In addition, we have three custom stone fabrication shops where we are able to custom cut your stone to your exact sizes or templates. We offer a variety of custom cuts including smooth edges, rockfaced edges, bevels, slopes, and bullnose cuts. We can also cut notches and drill holes.

Not only can we provide you with the stone for your landscaping project, we also stock mortar, mason sand, crushed limestone base, wire mesh, grout bags, and offer a full delivery service to get your products to the job site.

Ohio Beauty Cut Stone puts their entire heart into providing you with the very best stone service and stone products. We are more than happy to help you with all of your landscaping, trimming, edging and stonescaping needs in the Akron, Cleveland, and surrounding Ohio areas.

Contact Information:
Ohio Beauty Cut Stone
40 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd.
Akron, Ohio 44319


How To Begin Your Stonescaping Project

Before you begin your stonescaping project, you will need first need to gather the essential equipment and supplies that you will need.

When buying supplies for your stonescaping project, keep in mind that working with stone is labor intensive. You will need tough tools.

Before you invest in tools, read consumer guides and talk to a pro at a hardscaping or stonescaping supply company.

General stonescaping materials include:

Diamond blade

Circular saw

Power saw

Measuring tape


Mason’s string

A wheel barrow


For large stonescaping projects, powerful loading equipment is also helpful for moving boulders and loads of stone, pavers, and gravel.

Both natural and artificial stone can be used to build retaining walls and create walkways.

Large distinctive stones called specimen stones serve as a simple stone landscape features such as bird baths, fire pits, pillars on gardens, earthy rims on ponds, and the base of a water feature.

A stoneyard is a candy store for do-it-yourselfers with a landscaping project plan in hand.

When you are ready to select stone for your stonescaping project, be sure to evaluate color, texture, uniformity, and durability.

Also consider the following qualities for the following stone forms:

Ashlar: This blocky wall stone should be consistent in thickness with neatly trimmed edges and flat sides so stones will stack easily.

Boulders: Depending on how you choose to use the boulders in the landscape you may seek out uniformly shaped rocks for I high-impact wall, or a mix of interesting boulders in different heights and shapes for a garden centerpiece. When mixing them up, be sure to use boulders of the same specimen. Consistency in rock type is key.

Flagstone: Look for consistency in thickness. Otherwise, you will have to compensate later by having to adjust how you set the stone in your subbase. Flagstone comes in a variety of different textures. In some instances an interesting surface is more important than a smooth texture.

No matter which stone or stones that you choose to implement into your stonescaping project, at the stoneyard, ask for a hose or a water bucket so that you can wash the stones and see their true colors.

For help picking the proper stones and stone supply for your Akron or surrounding Northeast Ohio area hardscaping project, contact the stone experts at Ohio Beauty Cut Stone.