Fall 2016 Certification Day
Stonework by Jo Hodgson
Women's Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Stonework by Jared Flynn
Photo by Ron Kantor
Irish Fedien Wall Workshop in Progress
Stonework by Jared Grant
Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Stonework by Brian Fairfield
Built with assistance from several certified wallers
Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Welcome to The Stone Trust
Established in southern Vermont in 2010, The Stone Trust’s mission is to preserve and advance the art and craft of dry stone walling. We do this through an expanding program of educational events and outreach projects. The Stone Trust is a multifaceted resource engaged in preserving the natural use of plentiful stone in simple, gratifying ways.
The Stone Trust Center is the only facility in North America that provides year round educational and DSWA certification opportunities for all levels and abilities. The Stone Trust is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization. It relies on contributions from people like you to keep its programs going. Help us continue to preserve and advance the art and craft of Dry Stone Walling!
- Looking for hands-on training to build dry stone walls? Click Upcoming Workshops
- Want to become a Certified Dry Stone Waller? Click Upcoming Certifications
- Looking for a contractor to build a wall? Click Certified Wallers
- Want to read up on the basics of dry stone walling? Click How to Build Walls
- Looking for amazing photos of dry stone walls and features? Click Photo Gallery
- Are you an Architect, Landscape Architect, Engineer or Designer looking for specifications for dry stone walls? Click Design Information
From the Blog
Give your loved one a gift with options. They can choose from a wide variety of 2019 workshops and events or use the gift certificate for merchandise in The Stone Trust online store.
Our last of the season, another fun “Intro to Dry Stone Walling”!
It might have been raining outside, but everyone stayed nice & dry inside The Stone Trust training facility, sharing camaraderie and learning to build a dry stone wall.
Stone Arch Bridge Presentation: 2:00pm Townshend VT Town Hall.
Townshend Historical Society is pleased to announce a presentation about the Townshend Stone Arch Bridges by Master Stonemason Michael Weitzner, of Thistle Stone Works in Brattleboro. Weitzner has completed an extensive Conditions Assessment of the six surviving stone arch bridges in our area; a selection of truly awesome photos from that report will be the basis of the presentation.
On a great fall weekend, participants built 14 feet of double stack wall and 25 feet of Galloway wall.
Brian Post narrates this exceptional view of the June 2018 Historic Rebuild Walling Weekend.
Brian Post narrates the 2-day process of bringing our bridge to life.
Daniel Peterson (Minnesota) is our Waller of the Month for October 2018. Click through to read more about Daniel.
See the progress through photos…
Celebrating the roots of dry stone walling and building walls to support farming and highlight the interconnection between local food and farmers and dry stone walling.