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How Artists Use Natural Stone to Create Timeless Sculptures

by | Jun 13, 2019 | Inspire

The beauty and versatility of natural stone are among the many reasons homeowners and builders gravitate to the material for their projects. Artists often are drawn to stone for similar reasons.

Preserving a Sandstone Heritage

by | Nov 2, 2018 | Inspire

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.

These Natural Stone Houses Are Going to the Dogs

by | Oct 16, 2017 | Inspire

For many of us, our homes are our castles. Shouldn’t we want the same for our dogs?

Stone Craftsmanship: A Rare and Irreplaceable Skill

by | Jul 14, 2017 | Inspire

Stone carvers today uses a combination of modern machinery and ancient craftsmanship to restore buildings and sculptures to their former magnificence.

How Natural Stone Helped Bring a Wedding to Life during a Hurricane

by | Nov 23, 2016 | Inspire

One couple’s struggle to find a last minute wedding venue during hurricane.

Cash Crop: Fresh Stones, Ripe for the Picking

by | Nov 14, 2016 | Inspire

A story about making use of glacial stone picked from a local farm.

What’s Your Stone Personality?

by | Aug 16, 2016 | Inspire

Take this quiz to determine if marble is the right choice for your home.

Treasures Await the Curious at Pete the Miner’s Sunrise Mine Enterprises

by | Aug 5, 2016 | Inspire

A miner’s gallery featuring hand-carved stone and historic mining artifacts.

The History of Man and Stone: A Documentary

by | Apr 18, 2016 | Videos

The story of how natural stone morphed from a material used almost exclusively in commercial construction to a staple for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, and other home applications is a fascinating one.

Romancing the Stone: In Search of the Perfect Kitchen Countertop

by | Mar 22, 2016 | Educate

How to choose the perfect natural stone slab for your project.