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Waller of the Month: Kim and Jerry Coggin

Kim and Jerry Coggin (Pennsylvania), own and operate Laurel Stoneworks which is located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands are of South central PA. Laurel Stoneworks specializes in the art and craft of dry aid stonework. Kim has been working with dry stone for over eight years. Both Kim and Jerry currently hold Level Two Certificates from the Dry Stone…

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The Instructor Gathering: Passing on a culture of craftsmanship and camaraderie

The Gathering, Day One Every two years, the Stone Trust holds a three-day Instructor Gathering and Certification event. Day one brings both new and experienced instructors together. The waller-teachers who got certified in 2011 have a lot to share with the wallers newly eligible to become Stone Trust instructors. The Gathering also provides the opportunity…

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Stone Trust Training Sites

The Stone Trust Center@ the Scott FarmDummerston, Vermont The Stone Trust NH@ Broad View FarmMont Vernon, New Hampshire The Stone Trust Central Valley@ the Vermont Granite MuseumBarre, Vermont The Stone Trust TN@ The LandKingston Springs, Tennessee The Stone Trust MN@ Northland Landscape NurseryMinneapolis, Minnesota The Stone Trust PA@ Laurel Stoneworks LLCSouth Fork, Pennsylvania The Stone…

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A Full House at the Vermont Women’s Intro on July 10

The sixteen women who attended the Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling on Saturday reported results as happy as the expressions on their faces in the photo. We are so pleased! They came from near (New England) and far (Virginia) with a range of relevant experience–from landscape designer, professional gardener, and architect to little to…

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October Introductions to Dry Stone Walling near Johnstown, PA

Kim and Jerry Coggin of Laurel Stoneworks in South Fork, Pennsylvania will lead three one-day introductory workshops in October. Come learn the basic principles of building a structurally sound freestanding dry stone wall: 1.11 Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling, October 9 1.11 Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling, October 10 1.10 Introduction to Dry…

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Should I take the 1-Day or 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling?

People often ask about the differences between our 1-Day and 2-Day Intro workshops. In a nutshell, both courses teach the basic principles of building a structurally sound dry stone wall. The 2-day course teaches the 5 basics and also introduces basic stone shaping, shows participants how to split stones using feathers and wedges, and spends…

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Fall Introductions to Dry Stone Walling in South Fork, PA

Kim and Jerry Coggin of Laurel Stoneworks in South Fork, Pennsylvania will lead three one-day introductory workshops in October. Come learn the basic principles of building a structurally sound freestanding dry stone wall: 1.11 Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling, October 9 & 10 1.10 Introduction to Dry Stone Walling, October 16 Registration for each…

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