A very successful Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling workshop on Sunday, August 12th at the Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, VT – led by two women wallers and certified instructors, Kim Coggin and Judy Rand,
On Saturday, August 11th, an enthusiastic group of 13 participants learned the additional rules and methods that apply to building retaining walls, which are prevalent throughout the northeast.
October 7th is the 16th Annual Heirloom Apple Day at the Scott Farm and The Stone Trust will be giving tours of its Master Feature Park! And kids (and everyone) can try their hand at stacking stone in the mini-walling park.
During this workshop, 5 participants received first-hand experience with various techniques for shaping stones.
On a blue sky day at Broadview Farm, 16 participants learned the basic craft of dry stone wall building.
Check out the latest Stonechat booklet! It’s in the mail to all Stone Trust members.
JUDY RAND (New York) came to a workshop at The Stone Trust in 2014 looking to learn how to fix a wall on her property – and found a love for building stone walls.
JARED FLYNN, a native Vermonter and founding member of The Stone Trust, is featured in The Stone Trust’s 2018 Calendar for the month of June. The featured photo is a large retaining wall built to support a parking area.
Starting with quarried material, and some boulders from the site, participants in this workshop honed their skills in breaking and splitting large stone, as well as chisel and hammer techniques for refined shaping.
Taking their skill to the next level, these participants had a fun day of learning the basics of small arch building.