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Sunday, October 23, 2011, 9:00 amDummerston, VTCertified examiners: Dave Goulder (Scotland), Dan Snow (US)For wallers seeking certification (Levels I-IV) from the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.Cost: varies depending upon Level.For information or to register: Zon Eastes, zon.eastes@thestonetrust.org, 802.380.9550...

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The Stone Trust Center. Lower floor of 1862 barn. You are welcome to join us at an Open House of The Stone Trust Center on Sunday, June 12, 1-4 pm.The Center is located on Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Road in Dummerston, VT.Come see what we've been...

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A fall view. The Stone Trust just passed its one year anniversary. So, we are very proud to announce two Fall Outdoor Workshops!  Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18, 2011Dutton Farm Road, Dummerston, Vermont Instructors: Andrew Pighills, Jared Flynn Fee: $300 (Two days) The two-day hands-on workshop is designed to teach homeowners and...

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From one participant:  "Thanks for the Workshop. It really was a terrific way to spend a weekend, whether I ever stack another stone or not." Special thanks to the following for their support:  Workshop sponsor: The Works, Richard French, owner Site setup: TJ Mora Workshop steward: Brittny Tyler Workshop instructors: Jared...

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Rainy day, all day, but spirits were up. 25 more feet completed on this 900 foot wall. Today, the crew increased by one: Brittny Tyler, the first female to be certified in North America. Thanks to all for a strong workshop! Thanks to Jared, Andrew,...

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This morning, 12 inquisitive walling enthusiasts, two instructors, and one walling steward arrived at the Dutton Farm House on Dutton Farm Road in Dummerston, VT to begin a two-day workshop on dry stone walling. Participants, like Dan Mercer and Keith Stone, came form as far...

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Level I wall, completed. Satisfied waller. One of eight. First, you take the wall down. Then, you built it back up. In The Center, after exams are completed. Photo credits: Peter Welch and Dan Snow. Thanks!...

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The Stone Trust just hosted its Spring 2011 Test Day last Saturday, April 30. Eight dry stone wallers took timed tests in hopes of gaining certifications for Level I or II. Successful test takers demonstrate mastery of standards developed by the Dry Stone Walling Association...

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DRY STONE WALLING WORKSHOP Date: Saturday and Sunday, May 14, 15, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Rain or Shine Location: Dutton Farm Road, Dummerston, Vermont Instructors: Jared Flynn and Andrew Pighills Fee: $300 Reservations Required The two-day hands-on workshop is designed to teach homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in building and restoring a historic field stone...

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