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Arizona Sandstone Ashlar – Shepherd Stoneworks

Arizona Sandstone – A Mid-Century Modern Patio and Columns

This summer we completed this patio, which was meant to utilize the area under a new, watertight deck.  The house is a split-level rambler from the early 60′s that has a very nice façade of Arizona Sandstone Ashlar which you can see in the foreground in this photo. We encased the deck posts in new [...]

Montlake Bluestone Gas Firepit

Outdoor Room in Seattle – Bluestone and Lynch Creek Basalt

We just completed this patio project in the Montlake neighborhood of Seattle, working for some very kind customers.  It consists of a regrade (we removed about 10 yards of soil to make more level space), a relatively tight-fit rubble wall with plenty of seating area, a bluestone patio, steps and gas firepit console. I am [...]

Fire Pit Design – How to make it useful and unique

Fire Pit Design – How to make it useful and unique

A landscape feature that is growing in popularity, the outdoor fire pit is an obvious and relatively simple way to create a gathering spot in your yard that also provides a source of warmth and even a place to grill.  It can be as simple as a few rocks or blocks arranged in an informal [...]


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