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Meet Duncan Murphy, Board Member

January 2020 brought 6 new board members to The Stone Trust, bringing the board to a nearly full complement–12 out of 13 allowed by our articles. We hope you’ll enjoy meeting a board member each month. Each brings invaluable knowledge, expertise, commitment, and camaraderie to the work of preserving and advancing the art and craft…

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New Board Members Connect Us Across the Country

Everything the Stone Trust shares with you comes through the combined efforts of our staff and our board. Board members engage as volunteers who bring considerable experience of walling, business development, financial management, professional development, historic preservation, and other skills that help accomplish the mission of preserving and advancing the art and craft of dry…

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2-Day Intro and Cheek Ends: Sept. 19 & 20, 2020

Our 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling often runs simultaneously with a 2-Day Cheek Rebuild workshop. Both happen in the same place on the same wall(s). People new to building a double-face, freestanding dry stone wall build the middle section. People who have already learned the basics sign up to learn how to complete the…

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Stringlines: Thoughts from Pete Ryder, Board President

There are as many ways to build great stone walls as there are colors in the rainbow. From lacy singles in the Aran Islands to squat bulky consumption walls in New England. Loosely stacked round glacial outwash to the incredible joinery of the Incas. Two-tiered Galloway walls to the fascinating geometric patterns of Majorcan walls….…

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Find a Stone Wall Contractor

Wallers (dry stone wall contractors) who are professional members of The Stone Trust are shown on the interactive map below.   Clicking the pin will take you to their member page where you can learn more about their business and see photos of their work.  You can also access the professional member pages using the links…

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