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 […]

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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 […]

Ornamental Granite Kitchen with White Cabinets

Ornamental Granite with an undermount sink

Ornamental Granite Goes with White Cabinets. This lovely kitchen is in a very nice home in Westlake in Austin. The white cabinets were in great shape. The original laminated counters were also in good condition, but dated the home, which was built in the mid-1990s. The new homeowner chose Ornamental granite with a 1/2-inch beveled […]

Double Vanity Top in Goldstone Granite

Double Vanity Top Goldstone Granite

A Double Vanity Top on a Furniture-styled Bathroom Vanity The vintage oak style of this master bathroom vanity is the perfect base for a double vanity top made from Goldstone granite. See how the cabinets sit up on little legs, and look like old chests of drawers, right down to the classic drawer pulls. This […]

Lady Dream Granite for a Kitchen Countertop

Lady Dream Granite Austin Texas

Lady Dream Granite: Not Your Typical Kitchen Granite. This slab of Lady Dream granite is destined for a kitchen in Northwest Austin. The depth and variation in the color is so stunning that it needed to go up on the website. Lady Dream is red. And salmon. And green. And has hints of blue-green. The […]

HanStone Quartz Aspen Bathroom Vanity Top

HanStone Quartz Aspen Bathroom Vanity Top

Looking for a HanStone Quartz countertop for your bathroom? Today might be your lucky day! Here is the scoop: we goofed on this one – a HanStone Quartz Aspen bathroom vanity top. It’s perfectly fabricated . . . beautifully edged, and the sinks are oh so beautiful. Unfortunately, this quartz bathroom vanity top is also […]