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Winter Walling Workshop at Dunning Stone in CT 2/28 & 3/1, 2018

The workshop is intended for landscape and masonry contractors. It will be a two day workshop in Dunning Stone’s awesome heated indoor workshop space. The workshop will focus on the proper structural techniques for walling with several materials that are available from Dunning stone. This includes PA field stone, round ‘River Jacks’ and the local…

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Gilsum Stone Arch Bridge

Southwestern NH is home to remarkable dry stone bridges many of which are still in use. Most of these were constructed in the later half of the 1800’s. The Stone Trust Bridge Tour will introduce you to several of them. As a taster, check out the Gilsum Stone Arch Bridge. 155 years after construction, it…

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Small Arches Everywhere!

Written by Pete Ryder St. Lawrence Market in Toronto has been a bustling site of commerce since the early 1800’s. In 1851 the market was expanded. That is probably the timeframe of the pictured sewer system. The lakeshore is about 1500 feet today. While the shoreline was likely closer in 1850, the outflow tunnel is…

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Waller of the Month: Dan Snow

DAN SNOW (Vermont), featured in The Stone Trust’s 2018 Calendar, is an art maker specializing in dry stone constructions. He has been building with stone since 1972 when he helped restore a 13th century castle in Italy. In 1986 he was an apprentice dyker in Scotland. Snow achieved DSWA-GB Mastercraftsman in 2000. Dan’s dry stone…

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