Ornamental Granite Bathroom Vanities in Georgetown Texas

Half-inch Bevel Edge on Ornamental Granite, Rectangular Sink

Ornamental Granite Dresses Up a Pair of Oak Bathroom Vantities This pair of oak vanities are in the master bathroom in a lovely home in Georgetown, Texas. These vanities had the original cultured marble tops from when the home was built in 1991. The owners selected a very pretty slab of Ornamental granite from Midwest […]

Copper Canyon Rustic Granite

Copper Canyon Rustic Granite Detail

Love The Rusty Coppery Colors in Copper Canyon Granite? You’re in luck because Copper Canyon comes in several variations, and one of them might just be the winner for your new kitchen counters. Check out this slab of Copper Canyon Rustic we found at SGM last week. It has the classic color combination of Copper […]

Cabernet Bordeaux Granite for a Condo Kitchen

Inside Corner Half Bullnose on Cabernet Bordeaux Granite

An Austin Condo Kitchen gets Cabernet Bordeaux Granite. Think Austin condo living means giving up some of the nicer details like granite kitchen counters? Not for the new owners of several condos at the Towers of Town Lake, a high rise development between I35 and East Avenue. Many of the condos at the Towers of […]

Peacock Green Granite Kitchen Counters

Peacock Green Granite kitchen

An older Austin home gets an update with Peacock Green granite. Have you admired some of the older homes in Austin, particularly those with super-convenient locations to downtown? This Peacock Green granite counter was installed this week in a tiny kitchen in a tiny house built in 1940. The house is a little south of […]

Giallo Napoleon Granite with Full Bullnose Edge

Full bullnose edge on Giallo Napoleon granite

Do you like Giallo Napoleon Granite? The colors on this super-pretty set of Giallo Napoleon granite slabs have given the camera all sorts of grief this week. This set of photos shows close-to-true for the colors in this stone. The coloring is . . . complex, and mixes both warm colors like gold, caramel and […]

Giallo Verona Granite: Tasty Bits from the Granite Truck

Eyebrow edge on Giallo Verona Granite

Considering Giallo Verona for your Remodel? Here are a few quick snapshots from a Giallo Verona granite kitchen loaded on one of the trucks to be installed today. These slipped through fabrication right under my nose, without any photo opportunity until they were tightening the straps to keep them secure on the frame in the […]

Copper Canyon Exotica Granite Slab

Slab of Copper Canyon Exotica granite

Ever-Popular Copper Canyon Granite, Kicked up a Notch. Folks here in Austin love love love Copper Canyon granite. It is one of the most-called for colors at our shop off North Lamar. It ranks up there with the bordeaux granites that are also all the rage in 2012. This version is called Copper Canyon Exotica and we […]

New Venetian Gold Granite Ledge | Lakeway Texas

New Venetian Gold granite ledge

Need a ledge between two areas of your home? This New Venetian Gold granite ledge was installed this week on a wall between the dining area and the family room in this lovely home near Lakeway, Texas. The counter is 24-inches wide and 152-inches long (twelve feet and 8 inches long). It has a full-bullnose […]

Typhoon Bordeaux Rustic Granite Kitchen

Typhoon Bordeaux Rustic granite with 4-inch granite backsplashes

Like Typhoon Bordeaux Rustic Granite? Then you’re in good company. This granite is HOT this season in the Austin granite market. All of the bordeaux granites have been super popular, but Typhoon Bordeaux Rustic (and regular Typhoon Bordeaux) is at the top of that list. If you are considering Typhoon Bordeaux Rustic for your project, […]

Yellow River Granite Countertops in Dripping Springs TX

Yellow River Granite on custom pine cabinets

Yellow River Granite Makes Gorgeous Countertops We had the joy last week of installing this Yellow River granite for a remodel of a lovely home in Dripping Springs, TX. One 96″ long piece went on a custom-made master bathroom cabinet with two undermount sinks. Another piece went on a set of custom laundry cabinets. You […]

Want to Help Children in Need?

Legacy Ranch Family Link in Gonzales Texas

Read About Family Link’s Legacy Ranch Project. Family Link is an adoption and foster agency located in Gonzales Texas.  They are opening Legacy Ranch in Gonzales to provide critical services to children, families and elderly people in need.  Legacy Ranch is a “Multi-generational Foster Family & Senior Citizen Community: a foster family community and retreat […]

Harmony Bordeaux Granite Slab – Detailed Images

Harmony Bordeuax Granite for countertops

Considering Harmony Bordeaux Granite for your counters? This gorgeous slab of Harmony Bordeaux granite was spotted at SGM this afternoon. The colors in this stone are jaw-dropping. Reds, salmon, cream, coral and even some absolutely stunning little flecks of a deep yellow. The colors move across the face of the slab, with every section appearing […]

Half-Bullnose Edge on Granite – Step by Step

Half Bullnose Edge Before Polishing

Considering Half-Bullnose for your granite counters? A half-bullnose edge is rounded on the top, and flat on the bottom. Well, the bottom isn’t completely flat – it has a subtle, very subtle rounding to it to keep the bottom edge from being sharp. Here is a quick series of photos taken at our little granite […]

Barricato Granite Slab for a Kitchen Island

Barricato Granite

Love the Glorious Greens in Barricato Granite? Barricato granite is . . . exotic. Definately not at all like the slabs that come through here every other day of the week. This stone has large chunks of color in it – from the dark green veins, to large areas of cream, caramel and gold. This […]

Granite Shower Seat with Travertine Tile

Granite Shower Seat

Gutting Your Shower? How about adding a granite shower seat when you put it back together? This one is a little triangle, maybe 16-inches on the shorter edges that are against the tile walls. The stone is Goldstone granite, and it has a double pencil-edge finish for the front edge profile.  A double-pencil edge has […]

Fiorito Granite for a High Bar

Fiorito Granite Counters

Got a High Bar with an angle in your kitchen? Check out the angles on these pieces of Fiorito granite that have been made into a kitchen countertop and a high bar. The piece has been cut to minimize seams, to minimize where the speckles in the Fiorito granite need to match up for the angles […]