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New Work: Flagstone Walkway, Friendship, Maine

New Work: Flagstone Walkway, Friendship, Maine

Large (8′ wide) natural flagstone makes a rustic entrance to this historic farmhouse on the coast of Maine.

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Stone Stairway, Waterboro, Maine

Stone Stairway, Waterboro, Maine

Natural stone steps blend in to the landscape and allow access to the pond.

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Japanese Platform Bed #2

Japanese Platform Bed #2

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Granite Retaining Walls and Bluestone Terrace, Waterboro, Maine

Granite Retaining Walls and Bluestone Terrace, Waterboro, Maine

This recent project features two dry-laid retaining walls built from large pieces of Maine granite and a thermal-top bluestone terrace.

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Raised Patio and Fire Pit, Freeport, Maine

Raised Patio and Fire Pit, Freeport, Maine

Construction of this project began with a four foot high retaining wall to level off the grade for the patio and fire pit. Once the wall was up, roughly 40 yards of gravel were brought in and compacted to lay … Continue reading

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Granite Flagstone Walkway, North Yarmouth, Maine

Granite Flagstone Walkway, North Yarmouth, Maine

This thick (3″-6″) granite flagging from Maine’s mid-coast region makes for some solid flatwork. Care was taken in this instance to keep a tight (1/4″), consistent joint between the stones. Larger pieces of the same stone make great organic-looking steps.

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Japanese-Style Platform Bed

Japanese-Style Platform Bed

Beach rocks, ash, pine. My take on the traditional Japanese platform bed with stones for posts. The interlocking joinery requires no tools or fasteners to assemble.

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Granite Firepit, Standish, Maine

Granite Firepit, Standish, Maine

This client had some large chunks of granite blasted from their property to make way for a foundation. The task was to get creative and make use of every stone.

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Reclaimed Granite Retaining Wall, Portland, Maine

Reclaimed Granite Retaining Wall, Portland, Maine

Old hand-split granite curbing makes a solid little retaining wall for this raised garden bed.

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Outdoor Fireplace and Patio, North Yarmouth, Maine

Outdoor Fireplace and Patio, North Yarmouth, Maine

Built out of granite from Hallowell, Maine, this rustic outdoor fireplace measures about 7 feet tall from base slab to chimney top. The granite is prized for its fine grain and light color, and has been used in projects across … Continue reading

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