Dry laid stone walls. New England style stone walls are constructed of naturally occurring field stones. These stones are picked locally for each project.
This state permitted project includes re-stacking the front wall, adding a dock anchor, installing a perched beach, and regrading to direct future runoff. The project was started in November and completed in April of 2013.
Small garden wall with steps
Early, early, Sunday mornings, April through November, I can be found here at my home working on this wall. This is the progress as of May 2017.
Pennsylvania fieldstone walls are constructed of commercially available stone and built with a more colonial look.
Wikipedia defines boulders as having a grain size of no less than 10 inches, or common usage of the word is a boulder is too large for one person to move. Most boulder walls are constructed of boulders having a dimension of no less than 3 feet on one axis and require the use of heavy equipment to build.
This project required the resetting of all of the granite slabs as to create a curbing.
This is the "bone pile" here at the shop.
New granite steps in Farmington.
Granite wall, granite steps, walkway, and new drive/parking area.
Granite step entrance in Wolfeboro
Granite curbing at the New Durham Library
This is a rebuild/new stone wall and granite steps on Black Point, lake Winnipesaukee.
About 50 hours into it now, the second terrace is almost complete.
the balance of the steps are in
second terrace is done