Stonework Gallery: Other Stonework
Large (8′ wide) natural flagstone makes a rustic entrance to this historic farmhouse on the coast of Maine.
Natural stone steps blend in to the landscape and allow access to the pond.
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
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.
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.
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
This entryway consists of about 36 tons of stone from Maine’s mid-coast region. Two 5 foot high pillars flank the driveway; the smaller outer pillars measure 3 feet high. Everything is dry-laid.
I was recently asked to come up with an attractive way to hold four mailboxes using stone. Why not? Two posts support a 6-foot long hand-split crossbeam; the tops of the posts are chiseled to fit the beam tightly, and … Continue reading
Old foundation stones found on site were used to make a couple sets of granite steps at this 19th century farmhouse in North Yarmouth. The in-progress pictures show how the center is packed tightly with stone rather than left hollow, … Continue reading