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Thanks for coming to learn the 5 basic rules of dry stone walling, July 9, 2021

July 9 promised plenty of rain, so it was a good thing that vaccinations have made it possible for The Stone Trust to return to teaching in our Indoor Training Center in the foundation of the Scott Farm’s 1862 Barn. Thirteen men and one woman, mostly from New England, arrived to to learn the fundamentals…

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Thanks for coming to New Hampshire to learn the 5 basics of dry stone walling!

Participants at the June 11 & 12 Introduction to Dry Stone Walling brought varied experience. Several of you had split and shaped stone or built walls and foundations with preformed materials. A few of you brought contracting and landscaping experience to the learning experience. Virtually all of you describe yourselves as beginners (with one enthusiast–maybe…

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Thanks for coming! 2-Day Intro + Cheek End: September 25-26, 2021 (VT)

On two beautiful late September days, fifteen men and women gathered at the Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, Vermont to learn the five basic rules of dry stone walling. Four others came to apply those principles to building vertical wall ends, also known as cheek ends. You came from near and far–Vermont, Massachusetts, New York,…

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2-Day Intro and Cheek Ends, May 15 & 16, 2021 (VT)

As is often the case, the thirteen people who participated in May’s 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walls and Cheek Rebuild arrived with varied experience. Some brought experience handed down from parents, others from dabbling with walls on their property. One brought her landscape architect’s perspectives, another the lenses of an architect. Two noted that…

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