Dry Cast vs. Wet Cast
In general, pieces that are structural or too large to set in place by hand, like base panels and large sills, work best using the wet cast method. Small, repetitive, non-structural pieces such as copings, bands, small sills, lintels, or ornamental pieces that can be set in place by a mason are generally dry cast. Projects can include any combination of wet or dry cast pieces.
Producing dry Cast Stone begins with making a mold. Molds are built to exact specifications from various materials. They could be made from wood, fiberglass, or rubber. The same mold can be used to produce many pieces for the same job - up to 100 per day from one mold....