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Fieldstone Retaining Wall, Bridgton, Maine

Fieldstone Retaining Wall, Bridgton, Maine

Maine fieldstone salvaged from an old collapsed wall and the surrounding property.  The in-progress pictures show the essential structure of a dry stone wall: the weight of the stones directed inward, with large “through-stones” spanning the entire width.  Small rocks … Continue reading

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Bluestone Patio, Freeport, Maine

Bluestone Patio, Freeport, Maine

I’ve recently finished work on a multi-level patio in Freeport.  For visual diversity we chose a mix of large irregular bluestone and smaller tumbled bluestone.  The result is a tight-knit mosaic of size, shape and color.

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Fieldstone Vegetable Garden, Baldwin, Maine

Fieldstone Vegetable Garden, Baldwin, Maine

Maine fieldstone, found on site and fit together to form a raised garden plot with stone walkway.  A second, smaller garden is under construction in the background. 

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Irregular Bluestone Patio and Garden, Portland, Maine

Irregular Bluestone Patio and Garden, Portland, Maine

A small bluestone patio and garden extends the living space of this Portland condominium.

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Bluestone Walkway With Inlaid Fieldstones, Raymond, Maine

Bluestone Walkway With Inlaid Fieldstones, Raymond, Maine

Small white fieldstones add visual contrast to this gently curved front walkway.

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Riverstone Retaining Wall, Lassen National Park, California

Riverstone Retaining Wall, Lassen National Park, California

While working as a stonemason for the National Park Service, I had the opportunity to construct this retaining wall on the Mill Creek trail in Lassen Volcanic National Park.  Smooth, well-shaped stone from the river and a gorgeous hike to … Continue reading

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Bluestone Patio with Inlaid Fieldstones, Portland, Maine

Bluestone Patio with Inlaid Fieldstones, Portland, Maine

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Retaining Wall with Granite Steps, N. Yarmouth, Maine

Retaining Wall with Granite Steps, N. Yarmouth, Maine

This retaining wall at a beautiful North Yarmouth farmhouse was built with large blocks of quarried schist and granite, with recycled granite foundation stones for steps.

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Retaining Wall with Steps, Falmouth, Maine

Retaining Wall with Steps, Falmouth, Maine

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Stone Fire Pit, Baldwin, Maine

Stone Fire Pit, Baldwin, Maine

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