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Bridge Build Update

Just three days before the final hurdle of building a dry stone arched bridge in this weekends workshop, here is a recap of what has happened in the last few weeks. The Bridge Build Part 1: Site Prep workshop kicked off building the abutments with great success, learning about the structure layout and building corners. …

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The Costs of Owning and Operating Machinery – An Excerpt

From our 2018 Member Newsletter here is an excerpt from the feature article: The Costs of Owning and Operating Machinery by Irwin Post.  To get the full article, plus so much, just become a member! Editor’s Note: This article was originally written for Independent Sawmill and Woodlot Magazine. However, the information is highly applicable for any…

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Stringlines – August 2018

By Pete Ryder – Stone Trust President I find that solo stone walling is a very contemplative activity. The strangest things come to mind, like my mother and Thanksgiving…. Last week I spent considerable time cutting cheek material from boulders. In my south-central corner of NH, there is very little long flat stone to work…

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