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Had a blast and learned a lot! Intro to Dry Stone Walling at the Stone Trust Center, August 13, 2022 (VT)

You brought a range of experience to the August 13 Intro to Dry Stone Walling workshop. Some of you came with experience of craftsmanship as woodworkers. Others brought a bit of  hardscaping-landscaping background. Some of you were trying out walling for the first time. A couple of you came as father-son pairs. One of you…

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Tool Guide: Stone Shaping

“Stones are strong in compression, but weak in tension,” writes Brian Post, DSWA Master Craftsman, in this very informative article on stone shaping which appeared in the Dec/Jan issue of Mother Earth News magazine. In the Basic Techniques for Shaping Stone article, Brian starts by explaining the difference between level bedded and irregular stone.

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