The Stone Trust Blog

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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Brian Post, Stone Trust Board Member since 2012 and President since 2013 has switched roles and has now taken on the position Executive Director for the Stone Trust. Brian has been building stone walls for over 20 years, working with certified wallers both in the United States and...

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We have just discovered that our phone system was not working properly and that many calls were not answered and messages were never returned starting sometime this spring - July 10th.  For the last month the voicemail was not operational so we were not able to receive messages....

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Our spring test day just about filled in mid February and we had so many more people who wanted to test that we added a 2nd day!  We are now testing on May 11 and 12.  This is the first time we are doing more...

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dry stone wall test day group photo

Our May 11th 2015 Test day filled up fast.  We are working to add an additional day, please check back soon for more info.  If you have registration questions or would like to be added to a waiting list please contact Carolyn ....

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