The precision I had been trying to achieve in the joints lent itself to the clean, geometric look of the straight lines and right angles
Almost all the local quarries are offering sawn instead of split stone now, the opposite of the rugged, primordial look that I had been accentuating all along. It also blew open the door to endless geometric design possibilities
The sawn stone also makes a perfectly flat patio. This is a multi-point
pattern that could also have hidden images or words incorporated into it
Thinstone fireplace veneer
The light stone faces can be glued directly onto sealed drywall and then tuckpointed, creating the appearance of a century-old fireplace or thick stone wall
Stone Wall Repair
Thirty years of frost and inadequate drainage behind the wall had pushed it forward until it collapsed. I integrated the new section into the remaining wall at both ends, back on top of the original bottom stones. As a result of a tighter overall weave, the wall lost a few inches in height
Old on the left, new on the right....
Raised Patio and Steps (in progress)
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