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2022 Specialty Workshops – Historic Preservation, Sphere Build, Derbyshire!

Dutton Farm Walls Historic Preservation Workshop–Curved Walls and Pillars

Many of you come to Stone Trust trainings because you treasure the historic walls that line the byways, fields, and forests where you live. Spring brings is your chance to learn from Master Craftsman the ins-and-outs of historic wall restoration in the field. Come rebuild the last 900 feet of Landmark Trust USA’s Dutton Farmhouse walls, including curves and pillars. Return home ready to restore the walls you love where you live! Register here.

Those of you wanting to develop your stone shaping skills, this is the workshop for you! Work with instructors Brian Post and Torben Larsen over the course of two days to split, shape, and stack slate into a five-foot diameter sphere. Come learn to stack and heart a feature whose outer-curve radius changes with every course! Join a team of wallers and cycle through the tasks that result in a true memorial to all those who have helped bring the Stone Trust into its second decade. Share the pride felt by the wallers who have constructed the Stone Trust’s Master Feature Park. Experience the art and craft of dry stone walling!

Derbyshire American Training Program


Founders of the Stone Trust started by going to the U.K. to get certified as dry stone wallers. Maybe you’d like to do that, too! Travel with Martin Beevers to the beautiful Peak District National Park. Spend two weeks learning the techniques and traditions of dry stone walling from Master Craftsmen Trevor Wragg and Sally Hodgson. Return home with your Level 1 Initial Waller or Level 2 Professional Waller Certification from the Dry Stone Walling Association! Review the itinerary here. Please register here.