Artistic Stone work - Restoration - Venetian Plaster                                   

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Since 1990 Fabio Bardini has been offering Consulting, Design and Masonry Contractor services for clients in the Boston area, Massachusetts and New England. 

An in depth knowledge and meticulous selection of material, paired with sound, time proven old world construction methods, results in masonry work built for quality and durability far outperforming current industry standards. 

We guarantee all our stone masonry work for a minimum of 10 years!

Visit our DESIGN page for information and a look at our design services.

Visit our PHOTO GALLERY to view images of our artistic and unique stone work.  

                     Our Services incude: 

Hardscape and Landscape Design for Interior and Exterior spaces. 

From detailed designs entailing complete property hardscapes and landscapes to simple sketches of individual projects for indoors and outdoors spaces. 

Masonry contractor services implementing resilient and artistic stone work.

Our services include freestanding and retaining walls, Fireplaces and chimneys, driveways, walkways, paths and stairs, Outdoor kitchens and pizza ovens.

• Stone Carving and Stone Lettering with 24k genuine gold leaf Guilding.

We hand chisel numbers, lettering, logos, design and artistic work, guilding with genuine 24k Gold leaf, Palladium or other precious leaf metal.

• Historic Masonry Restoration utilizing traditional lime putty.  

Our ability to restore Historic masonry with "like for like" mortar matching utilizing traditional lime putty, NHLs and mnatural cements will ensure a high quality restoration on Historic Masonry chimneys, facades, interior and exterior foundation, below ground work and water infiltration, interior stone fireplaces, traditional horse hair plaster restoration, interior and exterior traditional lime paint application.

Decorative Interior and Exterior Finishes 

Venetian Plaster & Marmorino, Sgraffiato, Cocciopesto and Tadelakt. These ancient luxurious finishes are by far more elegant and durable then the poorly imitated industrial counterparts of the same name. These finishes cannot be bougth from a store, they are made from scratch with simple ingredients such as lime putty, marble dust, earth pigments, brick dust, Mareseille olive oil soap, linseed oil and natural bee's wax. Only a small number of artists today are able to implement these ancient techniques passed on by the very few remaining craftsmen in Europe.

• Green Building Construction utilizing ecofriendly material with a low carbon footprint. Our work ethics and choice of building materials enables us to perform work with a low environmental impact. We use low carbon footprint materials, avoid all materials containing chemicals and minimize machinery and fuel consumption to achieve an ecofriendly and healthy product and service.

• Koi pond Design, Construction, Maintenance and Custom Filtration Systems 

Our ponds and water features are designed and built to work. Our knowledge and understanding of biological filtration, pond design to avoid common issues like wildlife predation, high water temperature, poor filtration, fish heath and algae problems.

We design our ponds with highly efficient biological filtration systems. The result is clear ponds which can house large amounts of fish without complications.

We offer a full maintenance service for our ponds and remediation for existing ponds. 

• Consultation, Training and Workshops 

Structural assestment of modern or Historic masonry structures.

Training on properties and practical use of lime mortars, aggregates and Pozzolans for historic restoration or ecofriendly construction practices.

Workshops for wall building, stone cutting, carving and plaster finishes.

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                    Fabio Bardini - Principal - Designer - Stone Mason 


                                              VALUE vs. PRICE  

We all want to make wise choices and nobody wants to overpay. That said, value and price are two very different things. That is the reality of economics. 

"Price" may be what your selected number of masonry contractors submit to you in order to complete, in one way or another, your specific project.

"Value" is what you will receive in the end, from the masonry contractor you choose to hire for that project. 

At Florentine Renaissance Masonry we strive to deliver above standard value to our clients. The longevity and resiliance of our Stonework by far outlasts that of our counterparts and produce long lasting investment and an improved style and appeal for your Home

We are Thankful to our loyal clients who time and again, through the decades, continue to rely on our knowledge and sevices for their subsequent projects, and enables us to maintain and proudly deliver a superior level of service based upon high quality and atistic value.

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone."             Benjamin Franklin               33

© Fabio Bardini 2012| florentinemasonry@gmail.com| (978) 825-9922