Stone dust is widely used as a setting bed for any of the various types of stone pavers (flagstone pavers such as bluestone being an example) used by homeowners in small projects.
What Is Stone Dust Used For?
When it comes to working with stone, there is a huge variety of products available to choose from. One of the most versatile and commonly used products is stone dust.
Stone dust is a by–product of crushing stone, and is generally not considered to be a good material to use for projects. However, it does have its uses, and it can be a helpful product to have on hand.
Here are some of the most common uses for stone dust:
1. Filling Gaps
One of the most popular uses for stone dust is to fill in gaps between pavers. When stones are cut, they are not always cut perfectly level. This can create a small gap between the stones that can be difficult to fill. Stone dust is the perfect material to fill these gaps. It is small enough to fit into the gaps, and it will harden in place, creating a level surface.
2. Setting Stones Stone dust can also be used to set stones in place.
This is especially helpful for setting large or heavy stones. To do this, simply spread a layer of stone dust where you want the stone to go. Then, place the stone on top of the stone dust and use a team