sandstone

Greener Pastures: Krukowski Stone Company Began as a Wisconsin Dairy Farm

by | May 20, 2021

Krukowski Stone Company quarries two distinctly different stone types: Aqua Grantique and Quartz sandstone. Although they are quarried only a mile apart, they’re separated by more than 1 billion years of geologic time.

Preserving a Sandstone Heritage

by | Nov 2, 2018

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.

Sussing Out Sandstone

by | Jul 22, 2018

Sandstone, by the most basic definition, is any stone that’s made mostly of sand-sized pieces that have been stuck together into a solid rock. That loose definition leaves a lot of room for variation.

Bluestone: Rivers and Deltas Create a Versatile American Sandstone

by | May 31, 2018

Bluestone is a fine-grained sandstone from Pennsylvania and New York, characterized by its grey-blue color—but it’s not always blue.

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

by | Nov 29, 2017

Bluestone has become a popular choice across the nation for home patios, pavers, pool decks, and wall coping. Learn about natural bluestone colors and recommended applications.

Cobblestone and Sandstone Bring a Slice of History to Homes

by | Aug 31, 2017

Create old world style in your designs. Get ideas for your walkways and sidewalks using natural sandstone and cobblestones.

New York Bluestone Shapes Mountain Estate

by | Jul 26, 2016

When a trained architect was looking for a beautiful landscape on the West Coast to build a vacation home for his family, he looked no further than the Santa Lucia Preserve.