Teresa Meek

Preserving a Sandstone Heritage

by | Nov 2, 2018 | Inspired by Stone

Sandstone heritage lives on through the work of master stone carver Keith Phillips who uses traditional hand tools to carve stone at a modest workshop known as The Shed, he is passing on his skills to a new generation of Tenino stone carvers.

Going Digital in the New Stone Age

by | Mar 7, 2018 | Working With Stone

Some say new machines and techniques let them work more efficiently, avoid mistakes, and achieve greater precision. Here are some examples of how cutting edge digital tools are fitting into the age-old stone industry.

Versatile Bluestone: From Landscape Pavers to the Sidewalks of New York

by | Nov 29, 2017 | Inspired by Stone

Once hewn by East Coast pioneers to build stone fences on their land, and later used for sidewalks and curbs, bluestone has now become a popular choice across the nation for home patios, pavers, pool decks, and wall coping.

Cobblestone and Sandstone Bring a Slice of History to Homes

by | Aug 31, 2017 | Living With Stone

Create old world style in your designs using reclaimed or local cobblestones. This durable materials lasts hundreds of years.

Stone Craftsmanship: A Rare and Irreplaceable Skill

by | Jul 14, 2017 | Working With Stone

Stone carvers today use a combination of modern machinery and ancient craftsmanship.

How I Learned Not to Be Intimidated by My Marble Floors

by | Dec 7, 2016 | Living With Stone

How one homeowner learned not to be intimidated by her marble floors.

Forging a Path Using Natural Stone

by | Jul 18, 2016 | Inspired by Stone

A natural stone pathway forms an eloquent bridge between a home and its surroundings.

Using Natural Stone in the Garden

by | Jun 8, 2016 | Working With Stone

How to complement the greenery and flowers in your garden with natural stone.