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A good trade

Local stonemason gravitated back to the work he enjoys

Shaun Claycomb brushes the mortar between stones while building a wall along East Second Avenue between 14th and 15th streets on June 17. His father said he taught him the basics of the trade, but Shaun learned most of it on his own.

A good trade

Shaun Claycomb brushes the mortar between stones while building a wall along East Second Avenue between 14th and 15th streets on June 17. His father said he taught him the basics of the trade, but Shaun learned most of it on his own.

"I've tried doing a couple other things in life, like working in the oil fields, but this is what I like to do. ... I worked in a huge shop, and felt like I was in a box."

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