Archive for New Products from Forgotten Stoneworks

Funeral Urns

Posted by on June 3, 2011 with 0 Comments

My father in law died recently and we struggled to find a urn for him.  we did not want one that came off an assembly line in China. He was not a polished man, but someone a little rough around the edges, he loved hiking and travel, he wrote books and painted.  He loved being […]

Big Job on “Beautiful Island”…

Posted by on June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

This summer we have began a very large project on an un-named “Beautiful Island” off of the coast of Maine. We are building 10 fireplaces in 4 chimneys and all the fireboxes have herringbone firebrick. We used high duty soaps (split firebrick). Many of the second floor fireplaces are off set so we pour bridge […]

Custom Granite Cremation Urns

Posted by on May 9, 2011 with 0 Comments

Our experienced professional craftsmen create granite cremation urns are that are decorative, durable and beautiful. These  Garden Granite Cremation Urns are made from natural quarried granite. This piece will stand as a lasting tribute to your loved one for generations.

STONE MURAL

Posted by on April 16, 2011 with 0 Comments

We started a new project at Lon’s house. Our tasks: to design and construct a stone mural for Lon’s entry to his house on the lake. For this, we required the craftsmanship of Jane Burke, a local artist. This was a long, laborious process requiring many steps, but the end result shows just how intricate […]

Lon’s Lakeside House

Posted by on April 13, 2011 with 0 Comments

We are winding up at Lons. The landscaping is almost finished. We cut perfect circles out of square bluestone to make a stepping stone path.  We cut the first stone into the patio to make a transition to the walkway. The stepping stones lead to the round patio, which is squared and rectangular bluestone. The […]

Whats new

Posted by on December 14, 2009 with 0 Comments

We find great pieces of granite in our travels, like this 8′ x 9′ triangle.   this was in the basement of a house that burned in Hallowell.   It is flat and true, with great straight lines.We flared these steps, from 5′ to 4′.We completed this 7 circuit cretean labyrinth at the Forgotten stoneworks.We built steps […]

MAINE GRANITE

Posted by on June 21, 2009 with 0 Comments

We are always find treasures at the forgotten stoneworks, like this 14′ granite bench of pefectly aged maine granite. Another one of our ideas, a mailbox post that I  thought looked like a dog, Rover.  We took native Maine granite, made a tongue and cut a slot in the base of another piece of rough […]

Maine Granite

Posted by on June 15, 2009 with 0 Comments

Maine Granite New and Reclaimed. Many of the projects we have completed in the last several years involve Native Maine Granite. We acquired these 14 foot Maine granite steps when we bought a fallen in foundation.  They are not your typical foundation granite, but trued, flat, and undercut for consistent rise.  They have a lovely […]

DIAMONDS AND CHEVRONS Paragraph DIAMOND AND CHEVRONS

Posted by on January 9, 2009 with 0 Comments

The creative process varies with the application.  We frequently get prints and have to interpert them and then negotiate the implementation of someone vision and come up with a reasonable approach.  For our bathroom floor we looked at what we had on hand and what we had to do.  Our up stairs bathroom has been […]

Spring 2009 at FORGOTTEN STONEWORKS

Posted by on May 25, 2008 with 0 Comments

We acquired these 14′ granite steps when we bought a fallen in foundation.  They won’t be around long, as they are not your typical foundation granite, but trued, flat, undercut (for consistent rise.  They have a lovely patina, with lichen and dark aging.  They are $2500 for the set It is amazing how slate shingles […]