The Stone Trust Blog

may 2013

There are still a few more spaces available for the May 10-11th Workshop!  Sign up today for a great springtime walling experience repairing a historic roadside wall in Dummerston VT.  Read more about 2 day workshops. Sign up online now ...

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stone-face

THE RHYTHMS OF STONE WORKSHOP 2014 – THE ARAN ISLANDS, IRELAND DEVELOP SKILLS TO QUICKLY CARVE THE HUMAN FACE FROM A ROUGH BLOCK OF STONE The RHYTHMS OF STONE WORKSHOP will be held April 25, 26 and 27 at Áras Éanna, Arts and Heritage Centre located at...

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The March 8th Indoor workshop was a great success with 8 participants attending.  Participants had a wide array of experience, from decades in the landscape construction industry, to first beginners.  Everyone did a great job rebuilding one of the walls at The Stone Trust Center. Jordan...

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dry stone wall workshop group photo

The Stone Trust convened its first indoor Workshop on Sunday, May 6, at The Stone Trust Center, in Dummerston, VT. Designed for eight participants, this one-day Workshop welcomed walling enthusiasts from upstate New York, Connecticut, the Boston area, and all around Vermont. The Center, created...

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Saturday, Sunday, May 19-20, 2012. 8:30-4:30, rain or shine.Dutton Farm Road, Dummerston, VTInstructors: Chris Tanguay, DSWA Master Craftsman certification, and Matt Carter, DSWA Advanced certification.Fee: $300The two-day hands on workshop is designed to teach homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in building and restoring...

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Sunday, May 6, 2012, 8:30-4:30  The Stone Trust Center, at Scott Farm, Dummerston, VT Fee: $200 (limit 8 participants) The Stone Trust Offers this indoor Workshop for interest and improving dry stone wallers. Unlike in an outdoor workshop, participants work in a laboratory setting: the atmosphere is more...

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On Saturday morning, October 22, about 15 people gathered at the Dummerston Town Pound for the start of a day-long Workshop on dry stone walling. Workshop instructors Dan Snow (Dummerston) and Dave Goulder (Scotland) welcomed eleven participants from all over the northeast.Thanks to Lynn Levine...

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Ingredients:  A baker's dozen of energetic participants. Inspiring outdoor site, complete with classic Vermont views. Two days of wonderful weather. Two fine instructors. Stone. Plenty of stone. Result: A wonderful Dry Stone Walling Workshop that added 35 feet of wall, four feet high, to the ever-lengthening wall across from the Dutton...

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