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2.70 Walling Day Workshop

2.70 Walling Day Workshop Overview:

Walling days are your chance to practice walling.  This is ideal for people who have taken one or more workshops but don’t have a place at home to practice, or feel they need more practice before starting their workshop.  Informal and fun, participants will get to build some wall in a well set up environment.   At least one instructor will be on site to answer questions, but this is not a day full of instruction.

More details and 2019 dates coming soon.

This course is commonly taught at:

Details:

Details coming soon.

Critical Information:

  • The walling day will run 9:00am-5:00pm participants may come for only part of that time.
  • Participants should wear boots and work clothes (have plenty of layers for cool weather)
  • What to bring:  gloves, safety glasses, water, and lunch.  (There is no where close enough to buy lunch with in the lunch break)
  • Participants should bring their own tools

Detailed info will be emailed to you once you register including what to bring and directions.

Workshop quick guide:

  • Prerequisite: Any 1.00 or 2.00 level course.
  • Practice walling!
  • 1-day: 9am-5pm
  • Ideal for networking
  • Work with experienced wallers
  • Offered a few times per year
  • Typical Cost $40

Photos from 2.70 Walling Days

Upcoming 2.70 Walling Day Workshops:

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All Upcoming Fundamental (2.00) Level Courses


  • 2.13 Contractors Workshop
    March 29, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop is perfect for the landscape contractor interested in starting to build dry stone walls, or expand that line of work. In addition to the hands on building of a wall, there will be discussions of good work practices, pricing walls, proper foundations, etc.


  • Spring Certification Test: Friday, 5/3/2019
    May 3, 2019
    8:15 am - 6:30 pm
    - 1 Day attendance

Testing Levels Initial, Intermediate and Advanced (Part B). Friday, May 3, 2019. NOTE: You must hold the previous level certification to sign up for any test above level 1. THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, March 20th! NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.


  • 2.40 Cheek End Workshop (Outdoor) - May. 4 & 5, 2019 (Dummerston, VT)
    May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Whenever your building a wall, sooner or later it must come to an end. A cheek end is the typical way to end a wall. It is also called a wall end, wall head, or square end. Cheek ends are a particular challenge to build well and structurally are the most vulnerable part of a wall, so it is important to get it right.


  • 2.50 Intro to Stone Shaping 6/2/19
    June 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    - 1-Day workshop

This workshop will spend the day learning about how to shape stones for use in dry stone walls. Participants will be introduced to a variety of stone types, and how to work with them. Both hand and power tools will be demonstrated and used. The stone shaping portion will focus on efficient practices, learning how to look at a stone and judge how to shape it, as well as proper use and care of tools.


  • 2.20 Retaining wall workshop 6/2/19
    June 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    - 1-day workshop attendance

Participants will learn how to maximize strength for a retaining wall while following the basic rules. Foundations, drainage, perforated pipe, filter fabric, geo-textiles and more are all discussed or demonstrated. This workshop is intended to give you the information to make wise decisions on your own projects. It is well suited for both homeowners and contractors.