The Stone Trust Blog

Dry dry stone wall built with numerous features by Michael Weitzner

Michael Weitzner, featured in The Stone Trust's 2017 Calendar, is the sole proprietor of Thistle Stone Works. Michael holds a Master Craftsman certificate issued in 2003 by the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain (DSWA-GB), of which he has been a member since...

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2016 was the The Stone Trust’s best year ever! We have grown dramatically in every way possible, adding new programs, services, and educational offerings. Every time we expanded our workshop offerings, the registrations rolled in, and workshops filled up....

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Workshop Group with Finished Wall

The 2nd workshop a the New York - New Jersey Trail Conference was a great success. With 7 workshop participants on Friday getting ready for the build, and 10 over the weekend, the wall was finished by 3pm on Sunday. Lead by certified...

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Phipip Dolphin will be coming to The Stone Trust for our September 2016 events as an instructor and examiner. He is one of the best wallers in the world, and we are excited to have him coming to The Stone Trust for the first...

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Stonesthrow Poster

Willowbank announces ‘Stonesthrow’ 2016 Stone Festival September 30th - October 3rd Willowbank is proud to share the details of its 2016 Stonesthrow Stone Festival which will run the weekend of September 30th to October 2nd with additional certification courses on Monday October 3rd. This year’s festival will feature a...

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The Stone Trust 2016 Dry Stone Walling Calendar

The Stone Trust's 2016 Calendar was a big hit. We are doing it again for 2017 and want your photos to put in it. Any Professional Member is invited to submit photos of their work. Photos need to be high resolution and high quality....

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The August 15th registration deadline for the Fall Certification Tests is just a few days away, and there are just a few spots remaining. Registering online is easy. Don't miss your spot in the last certification day of 2016. Becoming a Certified Waller is...

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Capping the wall

The long awaited 2nd workshop at the NY-NJ Trail Conference has been scheduled and registration is now open. This 2nd workshop will take up where the 1st workshop left off and complete the wall in front of the Trail Conference's Historic Darlington School house. There...

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Kim Coggin

The Stone Trust is excited to announce that Kim Coggin has joined the Board of Directors. Kim is a DSWA-GB Certified Level II Waller and Certified instructor, one of just two women in the US with these qualifications. Kim has been involved with...

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Photos of May 2016 Events including the Two-Day Level 1 workshop, The Irish and Scottish wall workshop, Test Days, and Instructors Certification Course...

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