Stone cutting can refer to cutting and grinding rough rocks and raw stones into slabs or other workable segments or the act of cutting facets on stones.
This Old House explains this method and other ways to shape stones. It’s really neat to see the different tools they use for each task. Just watch your thumbs.
Stones can come in a variety of cuts. They can come as irregular flagstones, rough cut, or even be precut by the supplier or cut on site.
Versailles pattern is common design implementing various sized of rectangular cut stone arranged without forming continuous seems. Limestones often are cut in rectangles and laid in rows, or set in a square tile or diamond formation.