A behind the scenes look at some of what goes into creating your memorial at Montpelier Granite Works.



Communicating your concepts by fax, phone, mail & e-mail



Design & Drafting the details



Cutting the large Granite blocks with a diamond tipped saw



Measuring and marking for splitting the granite



Splitting  the granite with extreme control and force



Hand crafting the Balance Rock Pitch sides



Hand etching



Preparing to create a detail or a rose in one of the sandblast rooms





Sandblasting the names in the memorial in another sandblast room



Using the crane to move the granite



Setting up one of the smaller diamond tipped saws


This brief web tour is provided to give a glimpse into some of what goes into creating your personal memorial, a long lasting monument at Montpelier Granite Works for you.