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Moving Bathroom Marble

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Tractor Lifting Marble Partition Slab Yesterday I showed a picture of the tractor pulling an immense marble slab out of our stone pile. Our butcher shop is built of local granite, bound together with cement – concrete is mostly granite … Continue reading

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Pulling Marble

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Tractor Pulling Marble Slab We get deliveries of waste granite and marble from the local stone quarries and carving sheds. This pile is on one of our landings where we can pick through the materials for the pieces we want … Continue reading

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Stone Shims

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Bucket of Rocks In cutting the sills for the doorways of our on-farm butcher shop our son Ben generated a lot of small, and large, slivers of stone. These are eminently useful in the work I’m doing right now of … Continue reading

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Dark Red Granite

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Closeup of Dark Red Granite – Click to Enlarge This is the granite we used for our front doorstep sill. Outdoors: 46°F/21°F Sunny Tiny Cottage: 60°F/57°F Daily Spark: The animal kingdom held a poll on climate change and the polar … Continue reading

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Beautiful Green Stone

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Green Stone This is a broken edge of some of the beautiful green granite we got recently. The delivery guy said it was marble but I think that is granite although I’m not sure. Either way it is gorgeous rock.

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Ben’s Bionic Laser Finger

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Ben’s Bionic Laser Finger Ben has been working on cutting granite sills for the doorways in the butcher shop out of the scrap granite we get from the local stone sheds and quarries. In addition to using the diamond saws … Continue reading

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Granite City

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My Granite City and some of Sugar Mountain Barre, Vermont calls itself the “Granite Center of the World” however there are several other cities that lay claim to the same or very similar mottos.

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Comfy Vermont Chair

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Granite Chair Hope and the tiger’s enjoyed a restful sit down moment in the granite chair on Main Street in Barre, Vermont.

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Marble Cubes

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Walter’s Marble Play Blocks We made me this set of 2″ marble cubes. Sort of play blocks for big boys. You wouldn’t want to give them to a baby as they’re rather heavy and could smash little fingers or shatter … Continue reading

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Moss Rock

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Sitting Stone A Rolling Stone gathers no moss but a flat boulder certainly does. I dug this one out of the mountain side ten years ago. It was a chunk of ledge along the strawberry level. It’s a fair sized … Continue reading

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