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Barber before and after

Stone Fireplace Remodel – A Before and After

This gives you an idea of how different a fireplace can look after a surround make-over.  The original was a cheap slate tile/ wood trim arrangement, and the new surround is done in natural thin stone veneer with wrap-around corners and solid oak shelving.  The material is called Ocean Mist by K2 Stone in Nanaimo, [...]

Chief Cliff Stone Fireplace Surround – Shepherd Stoneworks

Stone Fireplace Surround – Chief Cliff Montana Slate

This was actually a full-thickness veneer (3-5″thick) built over sturdy wood framing and a zero-clearance firebox.  The mantle is solid redwood, and the hearth extension is Pennsylvania Bluestone. by Mark Shepherd   www.ShepherdStoneworks.com (206) 618-0558 Bringing the finest in Stone Masonry to the Greater Seattle Area. Natural stone walls, patios, steps and rockery of all sizes. [...]

Maris Fireplace Afters rotate

Fireplace Designs Installed in Seattle

Now that Summer has begun, it’s a good time to start planning for a remodel of your fireplace surround.  This time of year, for me, is filled with laying patios and building other landscape-related stonework that comes along like a tidal wave each Spring.  But when the Fall begins to filter in after September, the [...]

Marbella Ledgestone Fireplace w TV – Shepherd Stoneworks

New Design: Stone Fireplace Surround with a Flatscreen TV

This was completed in Spring 2011.  There is a bronze firescreen that will be added at a later time over the firebox.  The Texas Limestone mantel and hearth were fabricated at Marenakos Rock Center as a custom order.  I like the Marbella Ledgestone which I had not used before.  It has very fine horizontal layers [...]


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