• drystone walls make garden terraces
  • natural stone labyrinth
  • fire pit
  • Phoenix Rising

    A full view of the "Phoenix Rising" public art mosaic from Richard Bowling Elementary School in Norfolk, Virginia. Image © 2018 Dave Chance Photography

  • stone-slab-staircase (2)

    Drystone steps and wall

  • drystone walls make garden terraces

    Drystone Wall Terraces

    Terraced drystone walls create planting beds on a steep mountainside.

  • natural stone labyrinth

    Stone Labyrinth Center

    The central rosette of a stone labyrinth made of bluestone and sandstone from Tennessee.

  • fire pit

    Roaring Fire Stone Fire Pit

    A good blaze contained by stone fire pit.

Recent Blog Updates

  • Stone Walkway

    Aug 5, 2020

    This stone walkway is made up of Hooper’s Creek, a granitic gneiss quarried in nearby Fletcher. The steps are a…

  • Stone Slab Bridge

    Aug 2, 2020

    Here’s a better picture of the bridge we built- whose construction process I documented in the last post. The abutments…

  • Slab Bridge

    Jul 30, 2020

    Last week we started this stone slab bridge. It took several trips to the stone yards to find the right…

  • Small Patio

    Jul 27, 2020

    We’ve had a run of smaller projects lately, including this patio in Arden. This was a former client who had…

  • Carolina Wren Mosaic

    Jul 24, 2020

    I’ve fallen behind on updating the blog! This mosaic got done just at the end of June and is now…