We specialize in dry stone construction or building without mortar. This method of building with stone is versatile, beautiful and lasts for 100s of years.
For select projects near our home base, we will manage the construction and installation of all aspects of your new landscape.
We do a select amount of gravestone repairs, primarily near our home base. We specialize in complex repairs and resetting large monuments.
Standing Stone specializes in designing projects with a focus on traditional stonework. We help clients determine their goals and guide them through the process from schematic design to construction plans. We use a wide array of representation techniques from hand drawn sketches to 3D computer simulations. Whatever best represents the project is what we will do.
Brian Post is a DSWA-GB certified Dry Stone Wall instructor and is one of the most experienced instructors for teaching dry stone wall construction and related stone crafts such as stone shaping in North America. He regularly teaches workshops at The Stone Trust. We can also be contracted to do private or independent workshops. Brian also teaches Gravestone Restoration workshops.
For select projects Standing Stone will provide restoration consultation services and the restoration work on historic masonry structures. It is very important that modern Portland cement not be used on historic structures as it can cause irreversible damage. Standing Stone is experienced working with traditional lime and natural hydraulic lime mortars that are the correct products for historic stone structures.