Become a Certified Installer

Stoneyard Certified Thin Stone Installer Program

The STONEYARD® Certified Thin Stone Installer program provides masonry professionals with tools and important tips for the most efficient and effective install. This is a FREE course takes place on Thursdays from 10am – 12pm in person. Lunch is provided for in-person participants. A virtual class will be offered once a month.

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Course Description

This is a FREE course offered by STONEYARD® that will discuss important topics such as:

  • Learn proper natural thin stone installation methods and procedures
  • Learn why and how to use LATICRETE® MVIS system to install natural stone
  • See hands-on demonstrations of tools that make trimming and fitting efficient and visually appealing
  • How and where to use pre-cut 90 degree corners
  • When and how to mitre a non-90 degree corner
  • See displays of all colors and shapes
  • Understand the advantages and selling features of natural stone
  • Learn how to educate your customer on the benefits of natural stone thin veneer
  • Use your Stoneyard Installer Certificate to demonstrate your knowledge and training
  • Note: Classes are conducted in English
David Croteau demonstrates pointing the stone veneer

Upcoming Classes


Education is everything in our trade we are always looking to improve and learn something new. A Big Thank You to DAVID CROTEAU for our training yesterday we really enjoyed our time at Stoneyard!

John Welch   ICPI Certified Concrete Paver Installer
David Croteau, Stoneyard® founder, conducts hands-on training for ESI team members at a thin stone veneer certification class.
Brian attended Thin Veneer Certification training at Stoneyard in Littleton, MA to learn hands-on stone veneer skills. He plans to install natural stone veneer on tapered columns at his summer home in northern Michigan.

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