It could be that stonemasons never see the art of the original craft, “tool making”.
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#1 by miraj on July 24, 2014 - 8:21 am
i want to learn the technic to restore as well as construct new building with lime mortar
#2 by Owen Landsverk on June 25, 2015 - 2:31 pm
I had the privilege to meet Norm back in the 90’s and enjoyed a delightful visit and tour of his shop. He also pointed me to the local cemetery where you can see some amazing carved shapes from the local stonecarvers over the years. It was almost surreal! Trow & Holden tools are top of the line and a delight to work with. Thanks for posting this article John!
#3 by Tom on September 16, 2015 - 8:59 am
A thought provoking statement !
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