1. Cultured stone to veneer the kitchen box. Available at home centers and stone yards. You will need a few boxes of corner pieces, as well as flat face pieces, sold by the square foot. Get about 10 percent more than you need to account for trims, cuts, and broken pieces.
2. Pressure-treated 2x4s to build the frame for the box. You will need 15 to 20 10-foot pieces.
3. 3/4-inch pressure-treated plywood to sheathe the frame. Get four 8-by-4-foot sheets.
4. 2½-inch ceramic-coated deck screws to hold the frame together.
5. 2-inch ceramic coated deck screws to attach the plywood to the frame.
1¼-inch ceramic coated deck screws to build plywood boxes for the cabinets.
6. Construction adhesive.7. Metal post standoffs to act as feet and raise the frame off the ground, preventing moisture from wicking up into the wood. You will need a total of 12.
8. 15-pound builder's felt to provide a moisture barrier between the mortar and the wood.
9. ½-inch staples
10. Wire lath to create a base on which the mortar hangs.
11. Stainless-steel roofing nails to attach the lath to the plywood.
12. Type S mortar (or one labeled "for veneer stone") to affix the stone to the box. Get four or five 80-pound bags.
13. Stainless-steel doors (optional) to finish cabinets. Make sure they come on a face frame.