Sandstone Blocks And Boulders

Our Wheel Sawn Rough Cut Sandstone Blocks and Boulders that we have to offer to our customers may have been around for many million years ago and were also used in the ancient world, but after being forgotten about for many years, more and more gardens, parks and exterior designers are rediscovering the optical difference that these beautiful masterpieces, crafted by nature can make in any garden or landscape design.

The team here at Sandstone World has quick turnaround times and offers a great variety of blocks and boulders that will allow you to come up with completely new design ideas or simply copy some from other successful designs. Some of the boulders are completely untreated or redefined, giving you the chance of creating a design that resembles the raw strength and beauty of nature. Other blocks on the other hand, with multiple sawn sides will allow you to recreate designs first employed by the ancient Romans and Greek. Listed below you find some of the different blocks and boulders that you can purchase at Sandstone World.

NATURAL AND HAMMERED MANHANDABLES

Natural Manhandables are 200-300mm approx. This is the size of approximately one face height off the ground. They are sold with random lengths. They are a blast stone therefore they have no flat sides. They are a popular for garden edging, dry creek beds and the like.

Hammered Manhandables are grapefruit through to beer carton size. They will generally have one flat side. These are best used in retaining walls, where a machine is unable to access. They are 1-2 man lift with the largest needing assistance of a fridge trolley or something similar.

NATURAL AND HAMMERED RANDOM

Natural and Hammered Random are machine moveable boulders. Natural Random is a blast stone and has no flat faces. Hammered Random
generally is quite blocky and is used in retaining walls where customers are chasing a rustic look. This is a great product for landscaping, retaining walls, boundary fences and sub-divisional work. We sell Natural or Hammered Random in 12 or 25 tonne loads.

Sizes

Block Size

Dingo Size: 300 – 400mm x random lengths approx

Bobcat size: 400 – 500mm x random lengths approx

Excavator size: 400 – 600mm x random lengths approx

600 – 800mm x random lengths approx

800 – 1000mm x random lengths approx

1000 – 1200mm x random lengths approx

B GRADE (2-4 SAWN SIDED) SANDSTONE BLOCKS

B Grade (2-4 Sawn Sided) blocks are the first of the cut blocks in the quarry. They can be the most out of square and out of measurement but perfect for those wanting to retain and gain a rustic feel to their property. Industry standards state B Grade should have 2 opposite sides for stacking; Our B Grade is 2-4 Sawn Sided. These blocks are machine moveable.

400 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 400kgs each

500 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 600kgs each

600 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 900kgs each

Tolerance Levels of B Grade (2-4 sawn sided)
2 – 4 sawn sided
Face height – plus or minus 100mm
Length – worst case 500-1200mm, however predominantly 1000-1100mm

B GRADE PREMIUM (5 Sawn Sided) SANDSTONE BLOCKS

If you would like a block with more sides cut, and still want to get great value for your hard earned money, then B Grade Premium blocks are the perfect alternative to A Grade blocks. They are machine moveable and these large blocks will allow you to create unique designs in your garden or retaining wall. They can also be used to frame a staircase or separate the different areas of your yard. These are a 5 Sawn Sided block, they will have a rough back which is an uncut side and are still a B Grade Product. In saying this, B Grade Premium blocks are one of our biggest sellers, with a lot of customers achieving A Grade looking walls. This is possible due to the customer being knowledgeable about how to integrate all the blocks into the wall.

Block Sizes:

400 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 400kgs each

500 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 600kgs each

600 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 900kgs each

Tolerance Levels of B Grade Premium (5 sawn sided)
5 sawn sided
Face height – plus or minus 80mm
Lengths – worst case 800-1200mm, however predominantly 1000-1100mm Front
to rough back – plus or minus 200mm

A GRADE (5 AND 6 SAWN SIDED) SANDSTONE BLOCKS

Our A Grade (5 and 6 Sawn Sided) Sandstone Blocks are excavator cut, however a little more accurate in measurement then the B Grade products.

The A Grade (5 Sawn Sided) blocks are a popular choice with customers chasing blocks for a retaining walls; they will have a rough back (an uncut sided) and are suitable for all projects that will be back filled. The unsawn side is not finished for wall facing use.

The A Grade (6 Sawn Sided) blocks are perfect for seating around fire pits or in yarning circles in community and school settings. They can be used to frame a boundary where both sides of the block will be seen. Our A Grade (6 Sawn Sided) Blocks have been a popular choice for council areas, schools/childcare centres, suburban properties and civil works throughout the years.

Block Sizes

400 x 400 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 400kgs each

500 x 500 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 600kgs each

600 x 400 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 600kgs each

600 x 600 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 900kgs each

700 x 700 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 1.2 tonne each

800 x 800 x 1000-110mm approx. – weigh approx. 1.6 tonne each

900 x 900 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 2 tonne each

1000 x 1000 x 1000-1100mm approx. – weigh approx. 2.4 tonne each

Tolerance Levels A Grade 5 sawn sided
5 sawn sided
Face height – plus or minus 30mm
Length – 1000-1100mm
Front to rough back – plus or minus 100mm

Tolerance Levels A Grade 6 sawn sided
6 sawn sided
Face height – plus or minus 30mm
Length – 1000-1100mm
Front to back – plus or minus 30mm

The roughback can be concave, convex or even broken on angles.

ALL SIZES FOR OUR PRODUCTS ARE APPROXIMATE ONLY.

As with all natural products variation in colour, texture, shape, thickness and composition can be expected from time to time, in which Sandstone World cannot be held liable. Transport is supplied by contracting companies. Once the Truck is Instructed to drive onto private property it is at the owners risk any recovery, down Time or breakage will be charged to the customer or land owner, all due care is taken.

ANY DISCREPENCIES IN QUALITY WILL NOT BE RECOGNISED IF NOT BOUGHT TO OUR ATTENTION WITHIN 24 HOURS AFTER DELIVERY HAS BEEN TAKEN PLACE.

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