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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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Feidin Stone Wall. Also known as an Irish Family Wall.

The Galloway dyke and the Feidin wall are examples of build styles which use the available stone to best effect. Typically they are not built of uniformly shaped stones; the roughest material can be used to build a very attractive wall with a good mix...

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Dry Stone Retaining Wall built by Kim Coggin

Kim Coggin, the United States' first DSWA-GB Certified Level 2 Women Waller and instructor reflects on her journey and joy of drystone construction....

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The 3 Common types of Dry Stone Walls - drawn by Brian Post

Did you know there are actually 3 different dry stone walling types that are all considered as good building practices? There are also additional local variations that use or combine these walling types into many visually stunning methods of building dry stone walls....

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Building dry stone wall

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New York New Jersey Trail Conference Flyer

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If you somehow missed our February Email Newsletter click here! Make sure you are on our email newsletter list to get our newsletter each month! You can sign up right on our home page. ...

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A screen shot from the Chronicle about The Stone Trust

You can now watch the short piece that the TV Show Chronicle did about The Stone Trust online. It starts off with an introduction about New England Stone walls by author Robert Thorson, and then goes right to The Stone Trust....

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