Discover the Elegance of Soapstone Countertops
Discover the Elegance of Soapstone Countertops

Beautifying homes inside and out

Garden State Soapstone, Slate & Wood Countertops, is a small business with over 20 years of countertop experience. At Garden State Soapstone, we specialize in the fabrication and installation of all varieties of soapstone, slate and wood countertops. Unlike other stone retailers and installers, we represent quarries which supply only the highest quality soapstone located throughout Brazil, Alberene (Virginia, USA) and slate quarries in the USA.

The Original Soapstone Wax and Oil

Our own all-natural, organic wax and oil for your soapstone countertops. Eliminates the need for frequent upkeep, while accelerating and enhancing the natural beauty of soapstone. Recommend by professionals for your soapstone countertops.

Soapstone & Slate Sinks

Our standard construction of our custom soapstone and custom slate sinks are Tounge and Groove (mitered)/Dado and epoxied together. The sink bottoms are pitched to a drain hole located at the sinks center or desired loction.

Featured Video: "Noire" Soapstone Countertops and Island(No stairs? NO PROBLEM!)

See how the G.S.S. team gets countertops and a huge island into a house with NO FRONT ENTRANCE!


What clients say

"It is a rare delight to encounter true artisans in todays world of box stores and cut corners. Jay, you're the real deal! We're absolutely in love with our sink and looking forward to seeing it all come together."
Courney S.
Thank you very much! This has been such a pleasant experience! Both my husband and I LOVE the soapstone.
Wanted to tell you how great the counters look! They are fantastic and exactly what I wanted for the kitchen. My builder Tom also loved them- I think you may have sold another customer! Thanks again for everything. Catherine- Chatham, NJ
I have an old house in Jersey City and wanted to do a kitchen that looked both 1930s and modern at the same time. I am tired of granite as you see it everywhere. I decieded on Soapstone as it is durable and very beautiful. I then checked out the websites for several places. Jay had good reviews and they are well deserved. He is truly into his work and knows the product well.  I picked a…
Cheryl L.
Thank you so much for the gorgeous soapstone and flawless install. My new guilty pleasure is staring at my kitchen counters. Althought the Reno isn't yet finishes we've already received many comments in how beautiful the counters are. You were a pleasure to work with and, as promised, delivered a quality product. Thank you!!!
Christy Thompson
I am completley in LOVE, not only with my new soapstone countertops but with the quality of work hat Jay and his demonstrated from beginning to end. We contacted Jay about 3 weeks ago, he invited us to come check out his shop and learn about soapstone. We met with him, he quoted us a prices and from there things only got better..once our cabinets were installed, our countertops were measured and…
Just wanted to say thank you and your team in making our Kitchen absoutely fabulous. Quick turnaround and professionalism was greatly appreciated. We will definately recommend Garden State Soapstone to all our friends. 
Jakub Erenc
We LOVE our soapstone counters! And the whole experience, start to finish, was so pleasant, professional and stress-free. As a post-script, when you left, our contractor, Don, said, "He really knows his stuff!" I wish I would have thought to take a photo of the new counters with you in it! I was eaiting for it all to come together- faucet, back-splash, etc. for photos; but it would have been nice…
Many thanks to you and your assistant. The counters look spectacular, I couldn't be more pleased. Your attention to detail and actually caring about your craft really shines through. Thank you so much!!
Lorin - Montclair, NJ
I highly recommend Garden State Soapstone and owner Jay Tauber for anyone considering new or replacement countertops, or any granite or soapstone needs. Jay worked with me on a complete kitchen and fireplace surround demo and made a great space with outdated granite look totally amazing with new stone an a new design. Jay also helped coordinate all my accessories for the job, started the job on…
Roy Reinard
We will be very happy to publicly sing your praises-  I love my new soapstone counters and can’t thank you enough for the beautiful job you did installing them for us. Your company was the only one I even considered and after having met you( and your sweet puppy) at your shop, I knew I could trust you to deliver on your promise to have the counters installed in a timely fashion and…