We are pleased to offer Howard Masonry, a 3rd generation family stone mason business, to the Metro Atlanta area.
Tennessee Fieldstone Drystack
- A traditional stone that is laid by cutting each stone to fit tightly without joints. The labor time on fieldstone drystack is a little more.
- Also a very traditional rock that is installed by cutting every rock so that they fit together in a puzzle like pattern. Fieldstone can be laid with or without a mortar joint, depending on the customer’s wishes! This pattern can also be installed with a quarry rock.
A pattern that is installed with a mixture of drystack and fieldstone. This style is laid without a mortar joint and is another astounding look anywhere! The consistency of the fieldstone depends on how often you want one installed in the mixture of the pattern. Quarry rock is also another option for this style.
Crab Orchard Stone
This is a special stone found only in the Eastern Tennessee region. This particular stone is shipped all over the world where it shows its natural beauty. Placed with a mortar joint, Crab Orchard Stone is similar to a puzzle and cut to follow a linear pattern. This rock comes in a variety of colors.
A cement based compound that is designed to look like natural stone. This style comes in many different colors and a variety of shapes to accommodate any style.
A rock that is mainly used for patios, walkways driveways and pool coping. Flagstone comes in many sizes, colors and thicknesses. The rock is laid in a puzzle-like pattern with a mortar joint.
Stones that are much like fieldstone but are installed in a square-like patter instead of a puzzle pattern. This rock is cut to fit perfectly within its area and can be installed with or without a mortar joint. This stone comes in a several select colors.
Customized projects may vary depending on the scope of the work.
Eric Howard, is a 3rd generation master stone mason, brother of Michael Howard, and head of the masonry division at MJ Howard Group. During the Great Depression, the Howard brothers’ grandfather adopted the art of stone masonry through the Homestead Projects with FDRs new deal. After building his masonry company from practically nothing, he handed the business to his son, who took over the business in 1972, and worked all throughout the Southeastern part of the country. Eric learned all the major tricks of the trade at an early age and in1998 went into business, bringing Howard Masonry to life in Cumberland County, TN.
Howard Masonry has been providing superior stone work great satisfaction all over East and Middle Tennessee since it inception. They are perfectly located in Cumberland County, Tennessee, where the famous Crab Orchard stone is found, along with some of the finest rock in the world.