Stone and Trowel

Natural stone design inspiration and technical information for architectural and landscape professionals.

When Manufactured Stone Isn’t Actually Stone - What's The Difference?

New Ways To Go Big with Large Pavers for Outdoor Spaces

The Benefits of Polycor's Authorized Contractor Program

Flat Mountain Farm: Enhancing and Embracing the Beauty of Mother Nature with Natural Stone

​​Step Up Your Hardscape and Masonry Skills With Polycor U

Introducing Modern Rectangle and Square Granite DIY Firepits

Concrete Front Steps Makeover Using Granite Entry Steps

What Are The Benefits of Thin Stone Veneer Siding?

Deb Foglia of Seeking Lavender Lane Reveals Her New Fireplace Featuring Indiana Limestone Thin Veneer

Watch Your Back: How to Prevent a Misstep During Veneer Installation

No Barriers: Indoor-Outdoor Living Trends for 2021

An All Hands on Deck Approach to Designing an Outdoor Living Space with Natural Stone

Long Live The Queen: A Queen Anne Victorian Is Restored

Rooms Without Roofs: 5 Outdoor Living Trends for 2021

Natural Stone Veneers Take Outdoor Dining to the Next Level

Textures, Colors and Patterns Bring Life to an Expansive Outdoor Living Space Designed with Natural Stone

Precision Cut Stone: An Architect's Vision Realized With Indiana Limestone

What is Damp Proofing and Why Do You Need It?

The Rich History and Promising Future of Woodbury Gray Granite

Retired Veteran Creates Picture-Perfect Farmhouse With American Stone

Gather ‘Round the Campfire for Yearlong Patio Fun [VIDEO]

Granite Patio Sets the Stage for Life’s Moments [VIDEO]

Light Up Your Landscape With Granite Lamp Posts [VIDEO]

Garden Walls Give Outdoor Living Spaces Depth and Dimension [VIDEO]

Elevate Your Concrete and Brick Projects With Natural Stone Accents

Make History in Your Backyard With Natural Stone

Historic Connecticut Home Renovation Blends Old and New with Granite

Build a Backyard Granite Fire Pit in a Weekend

Taking the Mystery Out of Natural Stone Hardscapes and Masonry

Transform a Door Into an Entrance: How to Install Granite Entry Steps

Classic Indiana Limestone Gets A Modern Thin Veneer Cut

How to Choose (and Install) Pavers and Slabs That Work From Sub-zero Winters to Sizzling Summers

How To Install A Granite Post For a Mailbox or Lighting

Indiana Limestone vs Concrete Smackdown (the winner might surprise you)

Tackle a Front Entrance With a Garden Wall in Just 7 Steps

The Path to This Lakeside Dream House is Paved with Indiana Limestone

7 Busted Myths of Natural Stone for Hardscaping Applications

Natural Stone 101: How to Incorporate Limestone and Granite Into Your Hardscape

Exotic Woods and Indiana Limestone Drive the Indoor-Outdoor Lifestyle of This Riverfront Home

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