Custom limestone fireplaces in Toorak

Craig Metcalf - Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Custom limestone fireplaces in Toorak

Here's another look at the custom limestone fireplaces we installed into a project in Toorak late last year. The clients have finished off the project and sent through images of them completed and styled. The limestone was tundra blue & they look striking with the integrated tv's. For more info on this project, read our previous Blog post, Custom Tundra Blue Limestone Fireplaces in Toorak.

Scroll through the other images of this project below, and contact us for a quote or to schedule an appointment to discuss your next project.

Calacatta marble bathroom renovation Shoreham

Craig Metcalf - Thursday, January 10, 2019
Calacatta marble bathroom renovation Shoreham

Westernport Stoneworks are back for the new year and fabricated and installed calacatta marble into a bathroom renovation in Shoreham. The project included full bath surround with mitred corners and joins, vanity benchtop, splash back and custom cabinet benchtops on either side of the fireplace. You'll agree the marble veining is the star in these slabs, we make the most of it by ensuring high quality workmanship (notice how we took the time to match the veining and make sure it was all running in the same direction!), this extra detail always delivers a stunning result. There's no point paying top dollar for high end finishes if they're not fabricated and installed correctly. Although these are low traffic areas, we recommend sealing the marble twice a year to keep it beautiful for years to come.

Scroll down to see all the images from this project and contact us for all your marble fabrication and installation needs. Back with more soon.

Merry Christmas!

Craig Metcalf - Thursday, December 20, 2018
Merry Christmas!

The team at Westernport Stoneworks would like to thank everyone who has contributed to a very successful 2018. We've enjoyed a fantastic year but couldn’t have done it without our awesome clients and team. We'll be closed for the Christmas break from 21 December, 2018 re-opening on Monday, 7 January, 2019.

From the at WPS, we would like to wish you all a safe and blessed Christmas and New Year and look forward to a refreshing and exciting 2019 for all of us!

Neptune Limestone bathroom in Toorak

Craig Metcalf - Monday, December 17, 2018
Neptune Limestone bathroom in Toorak

Last project before Christmas. The team were recently in Toorak installing Neptune Limestone into a bathroom renovation. We installed the limestone to all the niches, vanity bench tops, window surrounds and wall capping and, together with the glass tiles, think it looks fabulous. Limestone needs to be sealed to keep it looking its best, but is perfect in low traffic areas like bathrooms.

Check out the other images from this project below and contact us for a quote to have limestone fabricated and installed in your next project. We work with builders, architects, design professionals and home owners.

Zimbabwe Black honed granite kitchen benchtops Rye

Craig Metcalf - Thursday, October 25, 2018

The team from Westernport Stoneworks recently installed Zimbabwe Black honed granite benchtops into a new kitchen in Rye. The granite was fabricated to 50mm with mitred edges, with a soft honed, matt finish. For strength and good looks that will last the distance it doesn't get much better than granite for commercial and industrial applications, both indoors and outdoors. 

For all your granite fabrication and installation needs, contact the team today.

Rugged Concrete™ Caesarstone kitchen benchtops Hastings

Craig Metcalf - Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The team recently installed the latest Rugged Concrete™ Caesarstone kitchen benchtops into a renovation in Hastings, fabricated to 40mm with mitred edges. Rugged Concrete is colour 4033 from the Classico range and has the authentic look of a hand poured concrete benchtop and blends well with neutral palettes that soften its raw industrial edge. Each slab is individually unique due to dramatic gradients of grey textural patterns, with a white haze patina and rough matt finish.

Daily care and maintenance of Rugged Concrete™ is similar to other Caesarstone surfaces, however, the rough low reflective matt finish is more susceptible to everyday marks and spills as it doesn't disguise them as well as polished designs, meaning extra care and more regular cleaning may be required to keep it looking its best. A range of wipes and cleaning products are available from Caesarstone, and this FAQ states it's extremely important that Caesarstone Concrete benchtops are only ever wiped down using a clean cloth solely for that purpose. Using a cloth used to wash dishes may impart oils and other contaminants onto the concrete surface.

Contact us for all your commercial and residential Caesarstone Concrete needs.

Custom Tundra Blue limestone fireplaces in Toorak

Craig Metcalf - Monday, September 24, 2018

We were recently in Toorak installing two stunning custom fireplace surrounds. Both fireplaces are honed limestone, the colour being Tundra Blue, custom fabricated giving a soft matt finish. Tundra Blue limestone has rich grey shades that can vary with blue-black tones and has an overall harmonious pattern with subtle background areas of taupe. The first was a custom fireplace surround with routed and mitred joins and a display ledge at one end, pictured above.

The second was a custom fireplace surround with routed and mitred joins and an integrated TV space at one end. Very cool! Now we want one too ;) The picture above gives you a good look at the gorgeous colour variations within the stone. The team are very proud of their efforts on this project!

Contact the team for all your custom fireplace surround needs, we'll work with you to design and fabricate your dream piece, for both inside or outside areas, that you'll be able to show off for years to come.   

Carrara marble kitchen benchtops Somers

Craig Metcalf - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Westernport Stoneworks recently completed a kitchen renovation in Somers. The project included fabricating and installing honed natural white Carrara marble benchtops and splash backs. The marble was fabricated to 40 mm thick with mitred edges and waterfall end, and honed to a soft matt finish. We sealed all the surfaces, protecting them from cooking stains and marks in the future, and ensuring they look stunning for years to come. We think the new kitchen looks great and the clients are very happy. 

Contact us for all your marble needs, and check out our previous Blog post for tips on caring for natural stone. Back with more soon.

YDL Stone Silver Star Black benchtops in Hastings

Craig Metcalf - Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The team recently fabricated and installed new YDL Stone benchtops into a renovation in Hastings. YDL Stone is a quartz product manufactured in China. The clients chose Silver Star Black, which is part of the Builder Range and suitable for commercial installations. We fabricated the benchtops to 20mm, with mitred corners, undermounted sink and waterfall end.

YDL quartz is tough, with a durable surface that repels spills, without needing ongoing sealing or maintenance. Available in a variety of Ranges with colours and styles to suit any domestic or commercial application, and backed by a 10 year limited warranty. For more information, visit the YDL website.

To request a quote or book an appointment, please contact us.

Kitchen renovation in Main Ridge

Craig Metcalf - Wednesday, August 15, 2018


After ;)

We've just finished this kitchen renovation in Main Ridge. The reno consisted of removing the old stone benchtops and the old glass splash backs, cutting off the servery top, removing the appliances and pulling out the oven cabinet to make way for a new freestanding range. We then fabricated and installed new stone benchtops, which is a marble-look stone product from Bunnings. The stone is 40mm, with mitred corners and waterfall ends. The clients were very happy, back with more soon.

For enquiries or quotes regarding upgrading stone benchtops at your place, please contact us