• Women's Introductory Indoor Workshop 5/6/17
    May 6, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Workshop Level: 1. Up to 15 participants with 2 Certified Instructors. Open to everyone. $248 This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls. Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…


  • Introductory Outdoor Workshop 5/6/17
    May 6, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…


  • Women's Stone Shaping Workshop 5/7/17
    May 7, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

This workshop is an excellent follow up to the women’s introductory workshop. It is open to all women, and ideal for women who have taken a prior workshop.


  • Batter Frames Workshop 5/7/17
    May 7, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Proper set up and use of batter frames and string lines is a real challenge for many wallers. We continually hear from examiners that poor use of string lines is one of the biggest reasons that wallers fail certification tests. You will learn multiple ways to build frames and use string lines to improve the efficiency of your building process and quality of the walls you build.


  • Stairs Workshop 5/19/17
    May 19, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

This workshop is all about building dry stone steps. You will learn tips and techniques to build several types of stone steps. Layout, design, stone shaping, tool use, and methods for handling large stones will all be part of this workshop.


  • Test Preparation Workshop (Spring)
    May 19, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

This workshop is intended for those planning to take a certification test. Learning tips and tricks to help you pass, while you practice build for your test.


  • Irish Feiden Wall Workshop (5/20/2017)
    May 20, 2017
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This workshop will build a wall in the traditional Irish Feiden, or ‘Family’ wall style. Irish Family walls are a style that involve a mix of vertically and horizontally placed stones in a variety of sizes to create a distinctive pattern with stones referred to as “children, mothers, fathers” based on their size and who might have placed them in the wall. While it may seem counter intuitive it is very strong and fast to build.


  • Spring Two Day Workshop: Level 1& 2 (5/20&21/2017)
    May 20, 2017 - May 21, 2017
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sally Hodgson, the worlds only women who is a DSWA – GB Certified Master Craftsman is coming from Derbyshire England to lead this workshop! This two day workshop will be spent at the master features park building new sections of wall with a mix of stone. Participants will learn all the basics + so much more. Two-day workshops offer more hands-on time working with stone, and more time for questions from participants about individual projects. With many talented wallers and instructors around throughout the weekend the workshop provides an amazing learning environment for all.


  • Slate Carving Workshop (Saturday May 20)
    May 20, 2017
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Slate Carving Workshop (Sunday May 21)
    May 21, 2017
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Learn to carve slate! In this workshop participants will learn techniques for carving slate, and then apply those techniques to create permanent signs for The Stone Trusts Master Feature park.


  • Scottish Galloway Wall Workshop (5/21/2017)
    May 21, 2017 - May 22, 2017
    8:30 am

This workshop will build a wall in the Scottish ‘Galloway’ Style. Galloway walls feature a single stack of large stones on top of a double stack of small stones. While it may seem counter intuitive it is very strong and fast to build. Traditional in the South West of Scottland, this wall building style can be found around the world when the building stone has a wide variety of shapes and sizes, with many large stones.