Basket Range Sandstone Newsletter Vol 9 – 2018

In this Issue:

  • Introduction
  • Product In Profile
    Stone Bricks
  • Product in profile
    Sawn Wallers
  • Completed Projects

G’day Everyone,

In this issue we have a look at 110mm Sandstone Bricks and Sawn Wallers from Basket Range. We also have some great photos that have been sent in, which we hope will give you some inspiration.

We have had the privilege of supplying stone to match the original stonework on the historic Crafers Hotel to a new alfresco dining area.

We hope that you enjoy the articles.

All the best from BRS.

The Crafers Hotel stone is a Hen Pecked / Bush Hammered Veneer

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Roadworks to hit Greenhill Rd from the 3rd of April

Roadworks have been scheduled to perform significant repairs on Greenhill Rd at Carey Gully to rectify storm damage. Please refer to letter from DPTI below.

“Greenhill Road will be temporarily closed between Deviation Road and Tanahmerah Road,
Carey Gully, from Tuesday 3 April to late May 2018 (weather permitting), with traffic detoured
via Rangeview Road, Carey Gully Road, Gum Flat Road and Tanahmerah Road.

Businesses and residents on Greenhill Road will be able to access their property and are
asked to follow the directions of traffic management staff and obey all signage.

In the event of extreme weather, these works may be rescheduled.

If you require any further information please telephone DPTI on 1300 794 880 or email
dpti.communityrelations@sa.gov.au”

The only way into Carey Gully Sandstone is from the Balhannah end of Greenhill Rd, not far up from the end of the roadworks so it is relatively painless. Please drive through carefully obeying all road workers and signs.

Map Link to Basket Range Sandstone

Map Link to Carey Gully Sandstone

Please refer to the maps below for more info. It is recommended if you are coming up from town to use the Bridgewater freeway exit (refer to second map) to get to us easily.

New Photos: JRM Stonework

Jon from JRM Stonework has sent in some photos of his work. Please click on an image to visit his profile page, there you will find his contact details and more photos.

JRM Stonework - 0438 449 968-13
Basket Range Random Wallers Mortared, two tier retaining wall
JRM Stonework - 0438 449 968-9
Basket Range Sandstone Random Wallers, Traditional style dry stack retaining wall

New Photos: Phil Dawes from The Great Outdawes

Phil from The Great Outdawes has provided some beautiful photos of a landscape project he has completed using our stone. He has done a great job giving the customer a couple of flat areas to deal with a sloping block. With lighting and a water feature how can you go wrong, Well done Phil!

Please click on one of the images below to view his profile page for more photos.

Phil Dawes - 0439 751 281-2

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Roadworks commencing on Lobethal Rd from Monday 12th February

G’day,

Ashton and Basket Range are going to be hit with more road closures in February. This may affect your route to the quarry, as Adelaide to Lobethal Rd will be closed down for repair for up to 6 weeks. From Monday the 12th of Feb, the road works crew will have detours in place, but I have also included a map to give you an idea on how you can find us.

The detours will point you down either down Woods Hill Rd onto Tregarthen Rd and into Summertown. If you miss that one Stony Rise Rd will bring you up to Tregarthen Rd and into Summertown. You can then follow Greenhill Rd into Uraidla and turn off onto Basket Range Rd, opposite the pub.

All the best from BRS

Tour Down Under road closures, we are business as usual

The Tour Down Under is coming to town and is going to make it hard to get to the quarry on Wednesday 17th and Friday the 19th of January. On Wednesday there will be a rolling road block through Balhannah, so please be aware and have a look at the map at the bottom of the page for a different route. For the 19th please have a look at the below map and times for road closure details, and at the bottom of the page is a route that will get you to us on either day.

Your best bet to get to the quarry is to come via the Freeway, Bridgewater exit as shown in the map below

Sandstone cutting machines

Stone cutting machines, build them big to cut big stone. All of our stone is quarried on site at Basket Range Sandstone’s quarry in the majestic Adelaide Hills. Because we have a very fractured resource, our stone is extracted only using an 80 tonne excavator, no blasting required. This process leaves us with a lot of weirdly shaped rocks, not as flat and laminar as Carey Gully Sandstone, making it necessary to cut the rocks into a workable shape.

Sandstone cutting machine
A custom made gang saw, 4 x 1200mm blades, 120hp diesel motor, hydraulic speed control and blade height adjustment. 4 removable pods on a 10m long run. Perfect for making our building stone with spacers @ 110, 162 and 248mm
Custom made sandstone cutting saw
Custom made gang saw, 4 x 900mm diamond blades, 100hp diesel motor, electric trolley drive. Perfect for cutting our Sawn Wallers, with spacers set at 80 and 162mm

Basket Range Sandstone Newsletter Volume 8 – 2017

In this Issue:

  • Introduction
  • Go Green with Sandstone
  • Product in profile
    Hen Peck Finish
  • Product in profile
    Carey Gully Bobcat Boulders

G’day Everyone,

Welcome to our latest quarterly newsletter. As you can see in the photos, we had a great time at the Uraidla Show this year. Our display attracted a lot of interest and the Front End Loader was definitely a hit with the kids.

In this issue we have a look at our Basket Range Hen Pecked Sandstone along with Carey Gully’s Bobcat Wallers.

Please don’t forget to send through any photos of your finished projects so we can feature them on the website or our next newsletter.

All The Best From BRS.

The Basket Range Sandstone Uraidla Show Logo

The Basket Range Sandstone Uraidla Show 2017

Basket Range Sandstone As seen on Channel 7 News, Weather Report, Nov 5 2017
As seen on Channel 7 News, Weather Report, Nov 5 2017

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Holiday Business Hours 2017

We will be open during the holiday period.

DateBasket Range SandstoneCarey Gully Sandstone
Friday 22nd  December 20178am – 1pm8am – 1pm
Saturday 23rd December 2017CLOSEDCLOSED
Christmas Eve
Sunday 24th December 2017
CLOSEDCLOSED
Christmas Day
Monday 25th December 2017
CLOSEDCLOSED
Boxing Day Holiday
Tuesday 26th December 2017
CLOSEDCLOSED
Wednesday 27th December 20178am – 4pm8am – 4pm
Thursday 28th December 20178am – 4pm8am – 4pm
Friday 29th December 20168am – 4pm8am – 3pm
Saturday  30th December 2017CLOSEDCLOSED
New Years Eve
Sunday 31st January 2018
CLOSEDCLOSED
New Years DayMonday 1st January 2018CLOSEDCLOSED
Tuesday 2nd  January 20188am – 4pm8am – 4pm