Join the Stone Foundation

Join the Stone Foundation

The Stone Foundation is my favorite “stone group” , really the only stone group to which I belong. Starting with a stonemasonry workshop in Santa Fe in 1986, the Stone Foundation has evolved into an eclectic international collection of stone masons, stone carvers, dry...
Select Stone Newsletter – Frontier Cap

Select Stone Newsletter – Frontier Cap

Frontier® Sandstone Sill/Cap One of the advantages of quarrying stone that comes out in natural slabs is that you can make wall cap and windowsill.  The Frontier Sandstone lends itself to making attractive and economical cap and sill   Producing Cap and Sill The...
Montana’s Homestead-Era Stone Buildings

Montana’s Homestead-Era Stone Buildings

Scattered across the plains of central Montana are the remnants of countless homestead-era stone buildings built in the late-19th and early-20th centuries by long-forgotten European immigrants. Some are mostly standing while others are little more than the...
Reclaimed Cobblestones

Reclaimed Cobblestones

From the original Roman roads to the natural cobblestone streets of Charleston, South Carolina, rounded cobblestones have been used to pave streets for millenia. Originally, the term “cobblestone” referred to rounded natural stone used to pave streets in...