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Dream Backyard Patio

Finally, after 17 years in our home, we have the backyard patio that we always dreamed of. Thank you Scott Blundo, of Rustic Stone and Garden for making this dream come true! This was a very challenging project due to the steep slope falling away from our backyard deck. Scott did an amazing job of […]

2020 What a Year!

2020 has been quite a year. It has been a good year to work on my own…creating with stone. I had the pleasure of working with so many wonderful clients, some new and some old friends. I truly love what I do. The photos enclosed are some, but not all, of my work in 2020. […]

2020 Excellence in Outdoor Design

2020 Winner for Excellence in Outdoor Design Timber Hill Wedding Venue – Scott Blundo, Rustic Stone & Garden Design Project location: Gilford, NH Company location: Moultonborough, NH

Mistakes in Masonry

I have been doing masonry, and specifically stone masonry, for about 20 years of my life. I have made my share of errors over time, each one a learning experience. As I now consider myself one of the old-timers, I wish to share two critical mistakes in construction which can prevent homeowners from wasting thousands […]

Building History

“Building History” The Art of Creating a Dry-Laid Stone Wall When you build with stone, you are creating a structure that will be in place for generations to come, which makes the art of stone wall building quite satisfying. This newsletter should provide the basic knowledge to design and build a dry-laid stone wall. Preparing […]

It’s Spring!!

As I sit in my home in New Hampshire on the second day of spring, several feet of snow stand in the way of my desire to be outside. This winter has caused most of us to postpone our thoughts of tulips and crocus, planting gardens, and building outdoor spaces. While we must patiently wait […]