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Turrets are an architectural feature of delight and bewilderment…. read on to see how one roofer meticulously slates a turret.

Slate Turret, New England Slate
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A turret truly is an architectural show stopper. The definition is a small tower that projects vertically for the wall of a building, usually on a corner or angle.  When thinking of a turret, many people think of castles from the Medieval times. It wasn’t until the mid to late Victorian period, that the turret become popular on this side of the pond. And it’s true rise to stardom was in the Queen Anne style buildings.

Today we are going to share an article about slating a turret. Click here to watch a video and read how Tim Underhill from Delta Slate in Baltimore, Maryland installs slate on a turret. It’s pretty cool!

Cutting Tapered Slate For a Turret