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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, Virginia, USA (Alberene), and slate quarries in the USA, Brazil, and Portugal.

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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.

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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.

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FEATURED VIDEO: HOW IT”S MADE: BIG custom 76″ x 22″ Churchill soapstone sink with built-in countertop

See how we built this BIG custom 76″ x 22″ Churchill soapstone sink with built-in countertop!

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What clients say

Thanks again for all the hard work you and Steve put into our counters. My wife and I have nothing but great things to say. The stone itself is beautiful. We love the fact that the counters are obviously hand-made because they are also obviously meticulously hand-made. We keep finding new details to appreciate, like… Continue reading Andrew
Andrew
Garden State Soapstone ™ was a terrific find for me. Jay is a true craftsman, and a pleasure to work with. My countertops are absolutely beautiful. Jay takes a lot of pride in his work, and is a perfectionist. I highly recommend them.
Julie L.
“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.
Ann
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
Catherine
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… Continue reading Cheryl L.
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… Continue reading Dabra
Dabra
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… Continue reading Janet
Janet
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
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… Continue reading Dolores
Dolores
Ours was a small job. Galley kitchen. Two countertops and a sink. From start to finish it was a pleasure. The work is perfect and beautiful and Jay did exactly what he said he would do exactly when he said he would do it and at the exact cost he said it would be. And… Continue reading Houzz review
Houzz review
We have a beautiful new kitchen, but the soapstone countertops from Garden State Soapstone are the icing on the cake! My counters are stunning and Jay was a pleasure to work with. He was professional and educated me on soapstone before we decided on the slab. His attention to detail amazed me…. I could go… Continue reading Review on Houzz
Review on Houzz
This is the second custom piece Jay and his team has built for us, and just like last time, they did an impeccable and beautiful job! We had a beautiful custom desk built out of Cherokee marble with an ebonized wood frame and legs. Jay and his team worked with us to design the perfect… Continue reading Cherokee Marble Customized desk
Cherokee Marble Customized desk
We have completed 3 big projects with Jay over the past ten years and have been completely satisfied with the whole process. Most recently, he completed a soapstone countertop with a waterfall edge in a bonus room we added to our house. Throughout every project Jay and his team are creative, responsive and professional in… Continue reading Sarah C.
Sarah C.
We visited all of the local soapstone suppliers in the tri-state area and decided on Garden State Soapstone after meeting with Jay and seeing his selection of gorgeous stone. It was immediately clear that Jay was a hands-on professional who is passionate about his work and product. It was great dealing directly with Jay rather… Continue reading Soapstone kitchen counters
Soapstone kitchen counters
We visited all of the local soapstone suppliers in the tri-state area and decided on Garden State Soapstone after meeting with Jay and seeing his selection of gorgeous stone. It was immediately clear that Jay was a hands-on professional who is passionate about his work and product. It was great dealing directly with Jay rather… Continue reading Theresa
Theresa