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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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Beautiful Days for the Intro Workshops! September 11 & 12, 2021 (VT)

“Best darn workshop–beautiful and learned a ton!” Two beautiful late summer days brought two happy groups of people to the Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, Vermont to learn the five basic rules of dry stone walling. Given the weather and the prevalence of the Delta Variant, we chose to teach outside on the social-distance walls…

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2.20 Retaining Wall Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor): October 22, 2021 (Mont Vernon, NH)

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…

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Flagging/Patio Workshops: October 17 & 18, 2020

“Stone walls have been in my life since I was a child,” one of the participants in the Flagging workshop reported. Like many of the weekend’s participants, she brought extensive professional experience of designing and building with stone. Fundamentals of Flagging ranks among the advanced classes in our Curriculum in Dry Stone. The class included…

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Retaining Wall Workshops: October 17 & 18, 2020

October 18th Retaining Wall Workshop October 17th Retaining Wall Workshop only have group photo from Oct. 18th Retaining. (old text) The eight men and women who arrived on Saturday to learn to build retaining walls all arrived with experience building double-faced walls. Each of them had participated in a prerequisite introductory workshop within the past…

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