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Shepherd Stoneworks – Mixed Stone Dry Stack

Drystack Stone Wall in Seattle

Done about seven years ago, this remains one of my favorite walls that we have done. It is made of a mixture of stones, mostly a variety called Bug Creek Drystack.  My only regret is that the owners planted those (otherwise lovely) lavender plants in front, which have doubled in size since then.  Someday, someone [...]

Stone Houses in the Caribbean – My Trip to Moonhole Peninsula

Stone Houses in the Caribbean – My Trip to Moonhole Peninsula

Sometimes a photograph can open up a whole chapter in your life.  After seeing this image to the right in a magazine, my wife and I became obsessed with these mysterious stone houses built inside of a hole in a cliff.  Who built them?  And why did they seem so abandoned?  It took a bit [...]


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