William E. Smith Masonry
"When you start, you’re always dealing with brick. But with bricks come long blocks, and then later on, then come rocks. You know, so I was not trained to be a rock mason. 1971 or 1972, I did my first rock repair on Pittsboro Street at the Carolina Inn. And we have just gone from there.... I knew the patterns of rocks, but my boss came to me, and said, “Smitty, can you lay rocks?” And of course, my answer was, “Yes.” And I went down on Cameron Avenue and watched one of the old masons lay his rocks. I watched him for one hour, and I took off from there."
- William SmithWilliam E. "Smitty" Smith founded William E. Smith Masonry, Inc in 1970 after many years in construction and stone masonry. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is now run by Mr. Smith and his daughter Tiffany Smith.
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