The 2019 Newsletter, full of in-depth articles and gorgeous photos was just mailed out to all Stone Trust members, one of the many benefits of being a member.
Sunday & Monday, October 13th & 14th are the 17th Annual Heirloom Apple Days at the Scott Farm and The Stone Trust will be giving tours of its Stone Wall Park! Kids (and everyone) can try their hand at stacking stone in the mini-walling park.
The participants had a terrific time learning the fundamentals of dry stone walling. They enjoyed a balance of verbal instruction and plenty of hands-on experience, with instructors available to answer questions and to coach and guide the process.
The content below was copied with the generous permission of the author Sean Adcock. This Master Class article originally appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Stonechat, produced by the North Wales Branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain. This entire issue of Stonechat, and many more, are available at http://www.dswales.org.uk/Stonechat.html Thank…
TJ MORA (Vermont) is owner of Mora Stone in South Londonderry, VT. He is a Professional Member of the DSWA-GB and has achieved his Level 2 DSWA certification. TJ specializes in hand-built stone features using traditional dry construction methods including moving large stones without heavy machinery. He even still uses some of his grandfather’s tools.…
With beautiful weather and 3 DSWA-GB Master Craftsman instructors leading the way, these participants had a great time learning all the basics of building a free standing stone wall on the grounds of The Stone Trust Center. They did a beautiful jobs with the copes!
By Marv Wooten, Lt Col, US Army Ret. As semi-proof that I paid attention in my two classes with you guys I submit the accompanying photos of two dry stone retaining walls I have just completed. These projects were a volunteer effort on my part to support my son’s ministry to cadets and others at…
At The Stone Trust Center in Dummerston VT there’s an amazing collection of stone walls and features in a beautiful setting overlooking the nearby hills.
On Sunday, 11 participants gathered at Broadview Farm to take their learning to the next level and find out the additional knowledge needed for a successful retaining wall.
Thirteen wallers descended on our Mont Vernon NH training site Saturday to learn how to build a free standing wall with local fieldstone.