While down giving a presentation about stone walls and foundations at the Timber Framer’s Guild Conference in Manchester New Hampshire last weekend, Mason Lord an attendee, shared some amazing photos of the Wassaic Charcoal Kilns (also referred to as furnaces or pits). These stone structures are of the corbeled beehive type but their large size…
Judy Rand DSWA-GB Certified Level II Waller and Instructor sent in two photos and the following paragraph. Taking a workshop really does change the way you see the world around you.
We were recently emailed about a retaining wall that was starting to fail just 8 years after construction. This wall is a good example of the problems that retaining walls can have whether dry stone or constructed with other materials.
Bryce Holingsworth sent us these photos and captions from his experience working with some wallers in Australia this past winter, (Australian Summer!). Looks like he had a fantastic time!
We have two great 2.10 Historic Wall Rebuild Workshops coming up in June. But what is a Historic Rebuild Workshop like, and how is it different from other workshops? Read this post to find out!
Mark your calendars for March 30 & 31, 2019. The Old House Trade Show put on by Greater Portland Landmarks is back, and The Stone Trust will be there! Come by our booth to ask questions, sign up for workshops, and even buy tools & books, and enter a drawing for a walling hammer of…
The Stone Trust will be at the New England Hardscape Expo for the 1st time this year. Two days only Wednesday March 13 8:00-5:00 and Thursday March 14 8:00-2:00. At the Rhode Island Convention Center 1 Sabin St, Providence RI.
My family has been slowly reclaiming a farm that had lain fallow for about half a century. During the process, we’ve been keen to put up walls using stones from the farm – and there’s plenty in the old fence bottoms.
Andras Lazar is a DSWA-GB Level II certified and a certified instructor. He was born in Hungary in 1950.