Typical Project Size: $2,500–$150,000
Business Tag Line: Creative ideas, traditional practices, beautiful results.
Friction and Gravity LLC is a design & construction firm specializing in dry stone walls and other natural stone features including patios, steps, and fire pits as well as interior stone masonry. We seek to balance aesthetics and longevity in all we do, find the simplest and most elegant solution to every problem, and embrace the imperfect beauty of stone to create something special. We pride ourselves on our collaborative working style to bring our clients’ visions to reality.
Founder and principal Victoria Merriman is a DSWA Level 2 certified waller and holds a degree in Visual Arts from Harvard University. Her background as a graphic designer means that she brings creativity, an eye for detail, and aesthetic sense to the work that few tradespeople can.
- Design and project planning for stone hardscape and features.
- Construction of dry stone walls, retaining walls, patios, walkways, steps and stairs, fire pits, and other features as well as interior stone masonry.
- Training and consulting for motivated do-it-yourselfers.
Typical Work Area
Central New Hampshire, including the Lakes Region and White Mountains. We typically work within a 1 hour radius of Plymouth, NH but may travel further depending on the project.
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Images of Dry Stone Projects by Victoria Merriman
Places Within Primary Work Area:
In New Hampshire: Ashland, Bristol, Campton, Center Harbor, Ellsworth, Gilford, Groton, Hebron, Holderness, Laconia, Lincoln, Littleton, Meredith, Moultonborough, New Hampton, Plymouth, Rumney, Sandwich, Thornton, Waterville Valley, Woodstock
Grafton, Belknap, Carroll, Merrimack