The Stone Trust Blog

test day photos - 4

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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irish - 3

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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Completed curved wall with guides removed

he wallhead and the curve are two of the most demanding single elements in stone work. Demanding both in terms of the building requirements as well as the work they do. While the middle section of a straight freestanding wall is relatively static...

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Women's dry stone walling workshop group photo

Our 2nd annual women's workshop was huge success on Saturday April 30th. Kim Coggin from Johnstown PA and Jo Hodgson from Ottawa Canada were the two Certified Instructors. Hillary Dees also volunteered, making it the first time that all three certified Level 2...

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Just look at all those dry stone wallers at this NJ workshop

The Dry Stone Walling workshop in Mahwah NJ was a huge success with 30 participants building over 300 sq ft (600 face sq ft) of wall built in just 3 days. Special thanks to our four great instructors Brian Post, Jared Flynn, Michael Murphy, and Torben...

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Nick Aiken at The Gathering of Stones 2013.  (image source stonefest.org)

Nick Aitken is one of the people in the world of dry stone walling you will want to meet. He is one of the best wallers in world and is a fantastic instructor of Dry Stone Walling. He has been involved in dry...

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Galloway dry stone wall with mixed rounded and angular stones

Come join The Stone Trust in an Evening of presentations about Dry Stone Walls. Here is the itinerary (subject to updates) 7:00pm Brief Introductory presentation about The Stone Trust. Learn about The Stone Trust's origins, growth and current programming. By Brian Post Executive Director of...

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