Soapstone sculpture

There are many out there that have seen a little soapstone sculpture or figurine.  Maybe they brought one back from the Orient, or India.  They know that these little stone sculpture are very soft and wonder how this material can be hard enough for a counter-top.  The truth is that all natural stones have different levels of softness within each family of stone.  Yes, of course, the soapstone that  these carvings are made from are too soft and from a different variety of soapstone all together.  The truth is that sculpting soapstone has more talc mineral in it than the stone used for counter-tops.  The soapstone used for counter-tops has just enough talc to make it soft to the touch, but definitely hard enough for your counter-top.  The mineral content of soapstone is what makes it special and so great for a kitchen or bath.  When you put soapstone in your kitchen or bath you put a piece of history and practicality on your counter.  Not your everyday counter-top!

Here's What Our Clients Have To Say

The office staff was very helpful and friendly, even your young sons. Greg and the boys did a fast, clean job. We enjoyed watching Greg teach his trade. My favorite thing about the soapstone is that I’m able to set my hot pots on it. There really isn’t any soapstone cleanup, we just wipe down the counters. We would absolutely recommend soapstone and Soapstone Werks to our friends-we just love it and you guys were so nice! Soapstone Werks is the kind of company you want to work with. They are honest, helpful, and timely. They let you know everything up front so that there is no wondering about this or that. You are completely prepared for your purchase and install.

Torri and Mike Martin

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