Spring-fed, site harvested stone waterfall with dipping pool. East Asheville, NC
The top of the Vance monument, freshly repointed during our 2015 restoration project, Downtown Asheville.
The clients in East Asheville were unhappy with their narrow concrete sidewalk, so we changed the shape and covered it in this unusual flagstone.
We used stone quarried from the property to build this retaining wall in East Asheville.
Fieldstone caps complement this outdoor kitchen.
TN fieldstone set in a Japanese garden style sidewalk. East Asheville, NC
Closely spaced stepping stones make for a beautiful sidewalk in this East Asheville residence.
Participants work on the wall in the October 2015 Dry Stone Walling Workshop we hosted near Leicester NC.
We built this dry stone moongate for an Earth Day festival in Downtown Asheville.
Layers of retaining walls help to hold back the hillside in this Weaverville NC home.
Crab Orchard "super slabs" provide a mix of shapes and sizes in this mortared stone patio.
Crab Orchard stair treads make for a safe and comfortable walking surface.
Detail of retaining wall showing the size of the stones we used. The vast majority of the stones are too large to be picked up and must be placed by an expert equipment operator with our careful instructions.
Photo take after our DSWA certification test in Asheville. The test required that we build the section between the left end of the wall and the gap to the right in 7 hours or less.
Josh tests the stability of a 2500 lb footing stone in this retaining wall near Dysartsville, NC
This is the wall we built during a drystone workshop in Asheville, NC.
These large slabs of Chocolate Grey stone make a casual drystone patio, which is softened by the Irish Moss and Creeping Thyme planted between the stones.
Layla enjoys this drystone retaining wall in Sugar Mtn, NC
We used lightweight stacked fieldstone to create this simple woodstove surround.
We covered this plain brick fireplace with lightweight fieldstone and a cherry mantel as a surprise to the owner's mom.
The locust handrail and lush plantings complement the simple beauty of the rough boulder steps and wall.
The stones I used to build this low retaining wall have a remarkable variety of colors, textures, and lichen patterning. Blowing Rock NC
We used a combination of fresh and reclaimed stone to build these patio walls with their graceful arches. Blowing Rock NC
Flagstone set in gravel with tightly fitted gravel filled joints. This type of patio drains exceptionally well and has a natural beauty. Blowing Rock NC
We built this stacked fieldstone wall to create the patio area and a hammock pad. In the background you can see the fieldstone steps we built to access this area. Blowing Rock NC
Stacked fieldstone column with solid grey cap. Blowing Rock NC
Detail of black Walnut mantel. Blowing Rock NC.
Drystone wall in Virginia fieldstone Linville NC
Engineered retaining wall Linville NC
Lightweight stacked fieldstone Boone NC
Drystone wall in progress Raleigh NC
Moongate in stacked fieldstone Boone NC
Drystone retaining wall Banner Elk NC
Drystone wall, Boone NC
Rock Garden. Banner Elk NC
Repaired retaining wall Banner Elk NC
Mosaic Fieldstone. Boone NC
Detail of drystone wall Linville NC
Drystone wall Linville NC
Steps in Lightweight stacked fieldstone Boone NC
Fireplace in lighweight stacked fieldstone Boone NC
Bar in lightweight stacked fieldstone Boone NC
Fireplace in lightweight mosaic fieldstone Boone NC
Drystone steps Boone NC
Josh removes stone and mortar on a chimney repair Banner Elk NC
This fireplace is dedicated to the client's father, a 10th Mtn division soldier. The picture shows many custom design features, including a spot for the green egg, a carving of the 10th Mtn division emblem, and a custom screen by Triplett and Coffey of Boone NC.
Simple garden steps Boone NC
Drystone steps and patio Boone NC
Living Stone Masonry is American owned and operated. Fieldstone fireplace Boone NC
Woodstove surround in Black Regency stone Asheville NC
Rough fieldstone retaining wall with steps Boone NC
Rain chain garden with dry stream bed designed to handle splash. Blowing Rock NC
Detail of Drystone wall including sneck Boone NC
Stepping Stones Blowing Rock NC
Boulder wall with steps Boone NC
Low drystone wall Boone NC
Local stacked stone wall with arched "scuppers" Blowing Rock NC
Unique entry steps and columns Blowing Rock NC
Drystone walkway with mortared joints. Banner Elk NC
Josh shapes flagstones for a drystone patio. Blowing Rock NC
Simple Stone Bench Boone NC
Drystone retaining wall Banner Elk NC
Chocolate Grey Lightweight mosaic veneer Mountain City TN
Detail of custom made oakleaf hammock hooks showing welds to structural rebar frame. Blowing Rock NC
Drystone patio with stacked fieldstone retaining walls and structural hammock support columns. Blowing Rock NC
Stacked fieldstone retaining wall with stepping stone pathway. Banner Elk NC
Carved fieldstone birdbath with granite post. Banner Elk NC
Detail of rebuilt wall using salvaged stone mixed with Mountain Mist stone. Boone NC
Low retaining wall curb showing the harmony of plants and stone together. Boone NC
Fieldstone risers with solid grey tread make for beautiful steps. Chattanooga TN
This unique set of steps is built on and around large native boulders for a natural, aged appearance. Chattanooga TN