Stone entry

Stone entry


In a previous post we looked at cordwood/log end detailing. Along similar lines, stone detailing also adds excellent value and beauty. With stone, a little goes a long way. Just a little stone around the front entrance, for example, makes a big difference. And, of course, you can gather local stone and build it yourself at very low cost.

Wood stove with stone wall

Wood stove with stone wall


One of the most practical uses of stone is around a wood stove. The stone creates a fireproof barrier and stores heat. Building a stone wall like this can be an interesting experience, as you can read about on the High Mountain Musing blog.


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Stone Accents for your Home — 1 Comment

  1. for a country that kenya is, our imagination is pretty low comparing what you’re doing with timber and stone, common building materials in kenya. looks pretty good!

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