G U I
D E L I N E S
Cottage Farm usually handles all shipping
arrangements for customers. Trucking is billed
directly to the customer.
most economically shipped on full
semi trucks (usually 24 tons). The shipping
usually the same even if the truck isnít
loaded, so it is most cost effective to ship in
orders/individual pallets (architectural
details, benches, tables) are shipped common
always transported on pallets which must
be loaded and unloaded with a forklift. Pallets of
stone usually weigh 3,000- 4,200lbs.
are responsible for unloading pallets of
stone from the truck. This requires a fork lift.
delivery site must be accessible to a typical
flatbed semi truck. Bridge weight limits and
roads/driveways with tight or sharp corners can
prevent the truck from reaching the delivery site.
-Full Size stone (8Ē thick): covers about 20
feet of wall or floor per ton. (A full 24 ton
will cover 480 square feet)
WEIGHTS OF INDIVIDUAL ITEMS
Fence Post: (8in x 8in x 6ft) 400lbs
Lintel: (4ft x 18in x 7in) 500 lbs