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An Evening of Dry Stone with Sally Hodgson – Taking place on May 20th!

Sally Hodgson will be giving the key note presentation at our Evening of Dry Stone Event. The presentation is titled “The Adventures of a Dry Stone Waller” – looking at walls and stone structures around the world, including the scholarship she received from the Winston Churchill Trust. Sally’s talk will be fully illustrated and is…

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Volunteers Needed!

The Stone Trust Needs Your Help! Wed. and Thurs. May 17 and 18, 9am – 4pm We are looking for as many volunteers as possible to help with getting ready for the May 19 – 21 workshops! The key tasks will be: Moving stone in preparation for our new wall in the Masters Park Shaping…

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Waller of the Month: Daniel Arabella

Daniel Arabella has been passionately bringing traditional drystone methods to the Midwest for seven years and incorporating it into the projects he builds for his business: Arabella Stone Co. Daniel’s extensive background in the arts and construction industries provides a cohesive of blend skills and a fresh approach to a traditional craft. Daniel takes an…

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April 8 & 9 Workshop Success

It was a busy weekend at The Stone Trust.  Over April 8&9, we had four workshops with a total of 7 instructors 58 participants!  Walling was introduced to 32 people at indoor workshops. Instructors Michael Murphy, Torben Larsen, and Michael Weitzner led participants through the fundamentals of building dry stone walls.   Outside our biggest ever…

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2017 workshops begin

Despite the late season snows, 2017 dry stone walling workshops have begun. On Friday March 31st, as the snow was coming down outside, 19 people were learning the craft at our contractors dry stone walling workshop. Braving the snow storm to get here, they learned the fundamentals of dry stone wall construction. Check out all…

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