Stonemason

​​Contact

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​Name: Brad Rimmer, Brad Rimmer Stonemasonry and Heritage Services

Address: Kiama, NSW

Mobile: 0401 337 629

Email: bradleyrimmer@hotmail.com

​Brad Rimmer is a licensed stonemason who specialises in heritage and conservation work. Brad has completed a Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation from the University of Sydney and the tuck pointing to brickwork NSW TAFE course. He has a highly developed understanding of best-practice conservation methods and practices. Areas of technical expertise include stonework, brickwork, concrete monuments, etc.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr Mathew Harris, Mat The Mason

Address: 6/181 Tranmere Road, Howrah TAS 7018

Mobile: 0481 137 739

Email: matthemason@gmail.com

​Mat has been a stonemason for 26 years, with an advanced craft City and Guilds in masonry, also a heritage skills NVQ Level 3 in masonry. Mat brings his knowledge from England and has worked on world heritage sites like St Paul's Cathedral, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and many of Oxford colleges.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr David Stone

Address:  1733 Glenora Road, Bushy Park TAS 7140

Phone:  6286 1437

Mobile:  0429 136 222

​Licensed stonemason and white card holder.

Operates: South

Name:  Mr Duncan Foster, Duncan Foster Enterprises

Address:  1216 Tea Tree Road, Rekuna TAS 7030

Mobile:  0418 524 896

Email:  dfoster.enterprises@gmail.com

​Duncan Foster offers all services associated with heritage masonry, stone supply and pre-purchase or pre-restoration consulting. 30 years experience also means we can offer an extensive knowledge of carrying out repairs or additions that are in keeping with your existing heritage structure.

Operates: South, East

Name:  Mr Mark Kirby, Heritage Brick Laying

Mobile:  0417 503 522

Email:  mark.kirby1@bigpond.com.au 

​Heritage Bricklaying have been providing heritage masonry consulting state wide for over 20 years. Specialising in repairs to historic brick and stone fabric, particularly in lime mortar and the remediation of rising damp by traditional means.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Stephen Kaye, SL and KL Kaye Stonemason

Address:  6 Woodburn Close, Richmond TAS 7025

Phone:  6260 2113

Mobile:  0408 136 043

Fax: 6260 2113

Email: kimkaye@bigpond.net.au  

​SL and KL Kaye are Stonemasons (Builder) with 35 years experience of all types of restoration, conservation and stabilisation of old historic buildings and bridges, and new work. Specialising in repair of historic fabric, stone replacement, dress work of masonry, pointing, clearing of masonry, roof work, making good, incorporating stabilisation of support walls, damp proof course work, air and French drains, etc.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Les Kulinski, Argus Stone

Address:  14 Fort Street, Bellerive TAS 7018

Phone:  6244 1343

Mobile:  0407 879 469

Fax: 6245 1970

Email:  stoncarv@gmail.com 

​As a qualified stonemason with a broad knowledge of the industry, I can assist you with sandstone restoration and stone replacement, paint removal, solid plastering, rendering and convict bricklaying. Argus Stone, with 30 years experience, also restores and builds monuments.

Operates: North, South

Name:  Mr Craig Williams

Address:  512 Jericho Road, Jericho TAS 7030

Mobile:  0405 574 979

​Carving stone to match and brick replacement for invisible repairs, plus building from field stone in convict style.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Brad Rizzolo, Heritage Stone

Phone:  6248 5572

Mobile:  0417 122 913

Email:  brad@heritagestone.com.au

Web:  www.heritagestone.com.au

​Heritage Stone are stonemasonry contractors and stone suppliers. We supply "A" Grade Tasmanian sandstone for any project, large or small. Conservation and restoration of historic buildings is our speciality. Brad Rizzolo, the Manager, has completed the City and Guilds Advanced masonry courses in UK. Our stonemasons are proficient in all aspects of stonework.

Operates: State wide


 

Name: Mr Peter Hjort, Peter Hjort Sculpting

Address:  PO Box 94, Evandale TAS 7212

Phone:  6391 8643

Mobile:  0422 409 971

Email:  longboat@vision.net.au

Sculptor/artist with 30 years of consistent arts practice. Exceptional stone carving skills, primarily working in sandstone, marble and granite. Object sizes vary from 4cm to 11.5 meter high (in single blocks). Considerable bronze casting and metals fabrication skills. Carved many sandstone seats with coats of arms or family crests and other decorations and in 2008 a technically very demanding ornamental octagonal pedestal, a copy of one probably carved by Daniel Herbert, of Ross Bridge fame. Individual works of art placed throughout Australia and the world. Included in Who's Who in Australia for my contribution to art and sculpture.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Duncan Reece, Perfect Placement Stonework

Mobile:  0409 074 995

Email:  duncanreece@ppstonework.com.au

Web:  www.ppstonework.com.au

​At Perfect Placement Stonework, a fundamental understanding of heritage building techniques and principals allows us to differentiate between the need for restoration or conservation and liaise with the client and heritage officers in order to provide suitable outcomes for all parties. This enables us to blend modern restorations into listed buildings, walls and monuments, with not only the use of pointing mixes and exact styles of work, but also the use of stone that is closely matched to the original, sourced from various quarries around the state.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr David Conway and Mr Dave Trapnell, Past and Present

Address: 3 Cato Street, West Launceston TAS 7250

Mobile: 0437 846 719 & 0400 161 402

Email: david.conway2@bigpond.com

​We are a team with trade backgrounds in brickwork, stonework and plastering/ rendering; but we also possess a wide range of general building skills. We can assess a building / structure and develop an appropriate program of work. Our assessment would take into account the three components of preservation, conservation and restoration. The implementation of the program would be based on high quality traditional trade skills with a guarantee of best practice principles in all our work. Our aim is construction which is aesthetically pleasing, structurally sound and ultimately maintains the integrity of the building fabric. We also offer advice and are able to treat damp, including the application of chemical damp proofing. David Conway's experience includes twelve years in the industry as a Sovereign registered installer.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Phil Krause & Mr Martin Farley, Heritage Building Solutions

Address:  73 High Street, Oatlands TAS 7120

Mobile:  0428 572 726 & 0418 122 783

Email:  hbs@southernmidlands.tas.gov.au

Web:  www.centreforheritage.com.au

​A team of heritage professionals and craftsmen providing practical and effective services to property owners in site and building assessment, conservation and project planning, liaison with heritage bodies and associated conservation, restoration and building work. In addition to
our construction, masonry and interior services, our joinery offers fitting repair and as necessary authentic reproduction.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Jasper Swann, Jasper Swann Pty Ltd

Address:  PO Box 263, Annandale NSW 2038

Phone: (02) 9269 0018

Mobile:  0418 470 215

Email:  jasperswann@jasperswann.com.au

Web:  www.jasperswann.com.au

​Jasper Swann provides consultant advice on all matters concerning the care and conservation of historic stonework. Services provided include provision of Condition Reports; Schedules of Stonework Repairs; stonework specifications; documentation for contract tender, including drawings and photographic schedules; budget estimates; Project Management and QA services during construction; presenting public seminars.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Donald McNeil, Plan-B Stone

Address: 37 Pitt Street, North Hobart TAS 7000

Mobile: 0407 832 375

Email: donmcau1@hotmail.com

​Plan-B Stone has a goal to become the industry leader in sandstone production. As part of our strategy, we are supplying the Australian market with "A" grade high quality sandstone product at close to half the price of our major competitors. Our product has been subject to rigorous laboratory testing in line with international standards, and as a result Plan-B Stone Company has enjoyed the full support and backing of the Catholic Church in Australia. We specialise in the supply of sandstone of commercial and residential projects, to the landscaping industry, and the dimensional stone industry and its restoration specialists in Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmania. We also have architects on hand to evaluate larger projects. We are a Tasmanian owned and operated company and we welcome your enquiry.

Operates: State wide

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Name: Mr Mathew Harri​s

Address: 6/181 Tranmere Road, Howrah TAS 7018

Mobile: 0481 137 739

Email: matthemason@gmail.com​ 


Mat is a stonemason of more than 25 years of experience. He possesses an advanced City and Guilds Craft Certificate in masonry, a Heritage Skills NVQ level 3 in masonry, and a White Card.​  Mat's knowledge and experience are gained from working England on World Heritage sites including St Paul's Cathedral, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, and many of Oxford's Colleges.


Operates:
 State wide


 

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DISCLAIMER: Any representation, statement, opinion or advice expressed or implied in this Directory is made: in good faith; on the basis that neither the Tasmanian Heritage Council, nor the State of Tasmania, nor any servant or agent of either of them accepts responsibility for any injury, loss or damage to any person or property caused by, or attributable to, an act or omission (negligent or otherwise) of the Council or the Crown or a servant or agent of either of them.

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