The Stone Trust Blog

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Check out our new website!  The new format is responsive to your screen size so it works better with todays big computer screens and smart phones alike.  This was a huge improvement needed to keep The Stone Trust up to date and easily find-able by...

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From Nov 22nd - Nov. 25th various site features and links may not work properly as the site is updated.  Thank you for your patience as we make the improvements. -Brian Post Executive Director...

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Our October 24th Workshop was a great success, We had 13 people from Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, and New York come to learn how to build stone walls.  Certified Instructors Michael Murphy, Torben Larsen, and Brian Post led the way. In eight hours, over 200 sq...

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The Columbus day Weekend brought lots of visitors to the Scott Farm and The Stone Trust. Board member Matt Mann was there to great them. Lots of support from all the visitors. Check out the photos of kids stacking stones in mini-walling...

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Check out The Stone Trust president Peter Welch "in the trenches" https://youtu.be/zem0UXxRZ10 Notice the excellent use of hand signals and the fact that the longest dimension  of the stone goes into the wall, so only the end will be visible when complete....

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Pre-test 2 time, Practice setting up frames 10 times, should have built min of 5 cheeks, build your cheek then run your course starting at the cheek end and run into wall, not wall to cheek, pack inbetween and underneath each stone, pack esp good...

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Are you a professional or experienced stone waller that is looking up your game? The Stone Trust is offering a High Wall Workshop that will reveal insights into the complexities of getting your feet up in the air so you can build tall walls! In this video...

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Dry stone wall training for contractors working on 2nd course

Have a crew that needs training?  Or a group of friends looking to learn walling together?  The Stone Trust can provide a custom workshop for you.  Custom workshops can be done at The Stone Trust or on your jobsite.  Contact Brian Post to learn more. In...

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Our annual May 2 day workshop and test day grew dramatically this year.  Nearly 30 wallers came from as far away as North Carolina  to attend the workshop.  This is almost double our typical attendance.  The workshop participants completed much of the Masters Features Park, including the squeeze...

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This past spring we modified our one day workshops to cater directly to different members of the walling community. A Father's Day workshop in June taught by Michael Murphy brought fathers and sons together for a wonderful experience of learning the basics of dry stone walling. A...

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