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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 [...]

Berg Patio Pattern

Flagstone Patio Protocol – What Makes One Better Than Another?

Not all flagstone patios are created equal. Unlike roof installation, flooring, or even poured cement (all easily quantifiable and pretty much uniform and predictably priced), a stone patio will vary greatly from one builder to the next.  One installer may be in the business of cranking them out at high volume, piecing it together in [...]

Wilkeson Flagstone Entryway – Shepherd Stoneworks

Wilkeson Flagstone Walkway – Paving with Local Stone

This is an entryway that we overhauled on Capitol Hill in Seattle.  We used Wilkeson Flagstone, which is now only sold straight from the quarry in Wilkeson, WA, and the pieces were custom-sawed for this project.  Many old building facades and cobblestone streets in Seattle were made of this material, as was the rotunda at [...]


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