• 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

  • Variations on a Theme, Striped Bass Edition

    Apr 3, 2020

    A large and important element of the current mosaic we’re working on is a striped bass. The piece is called…

  • Three Little Birds

    Mar 31, 2020

    I’ve been working on the web site for a while now and keep stumbling on fun things to post. This…

  • The Mosaic Home Office

    Mar 29, 2020

    As Buncombe County and then the whole state of North Carolina has moved into a Stay-Home, Stay-Safe directive, I have…

  • Mud Season Current Project

    Mar 27, 2020

    I don’t like to share pictures of new projects in winter and spring because the stone work is always surrounded…

  • Kingfisher Mosaic: Getting started

    Mar 23, 2020

    I just started a new wall-hanging mosaic. This kingfisher is made mostly of Blue Pearl, a type of granite.