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The Stone Trust NH Teaches Beginners and Professionals at June Workshops

At the end of June, the Stone Trust NH hosted a large group of wallers at a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling Workshop and a Cheek Rebuild Workshop. With twelve wallers at the introductory workshop and a full eight wallers coming to the cheek rebuild, the site was buzzing with excitement. With some tents…

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Pair of Wallers Improve Walling Skills at Cheek End Intensive

Most Stone Trust workshops start with an existing stone feature whose structure students study before dismantling the wall (wall end, steps/stairs) and rebuilding it using time-tested techniques. Over the course of the almost fifteen years of Stone Trust training, instructors have determined this teaching method to be the most effective and efficient. The Cheek End…

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Improving Skills at the First Minnesota Workshops of the Season

To start off the summer and the 2024 workshop season in Minnesota, the Stone Trust MN had great weather for a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling and a Cheek Rebuild Workshop. Five wallers came to the introductory workshop from a variety of backgrounds, ranging from those who work and teach in the industry to…

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Building Faces or Ends, an Enthusiastic Group of Wallers Learn Side by Side

In the middle of May, the Stone Trust Center hosted simultaneous workshops of a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling and a Cheek Rebuild Workshop. With over twenty wallers and four instructors participating in workshops, the site was full of excitement. Two long training walls create the opportunity for large groups of enthusiastic wallers to…

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Comparing Notes on Traditional Walling Techniques at a 2-Day Intro in PA

On a nice, warm weekend in the middle of May, four wallers came to the Stone Trust PA barn to a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling Workshop. The wallers were looking to learn the five basic principles of dry stone walling, specifically as the traditional techniques apply to geology in a region of North…

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Record Numbers at May Test Day at the Stone Trust Center

Congratulations to all newly certified wallers: Level 1 Wallers: Isaiah Clarke* Micah Franzman Jay Hartshorne Prescott Hartshorne Ben Jenkins-Provost* Elijah Karecki* Michael Maher Saman MoeinJahromi Kestrel Osman Matthew Nunn Eric Tatro Level 2 Wallers: Jackson Conn Kelly Maloney *In the spring of 2022, Ted Carter Inspired Landscapes worked with the Stone Trust to certify the…

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Building Walls and Friendships at the NH Contractor’s Intensive

From Stone Trust NH site champion and instructor, Pete Ryder: Eight enthusiastic folks from around New England came to Mont Vernon for the 5-Day Contractor’s Intensive, a week of walling instruction that concludes with a Level 1 Waller Certification test. By 10:00 Monday the wall was on the ground and the fun began.  The team…

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