The Stone Trust Blog

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EVENT DETAILS On Saturday, July 15th, The Cultural Landscape Foundation will sponsor a garden dialogue with Robin Key of RKLA Studio in conversation with artist, Dan Snow. July 15th from 2 - 4 PM Borderline Farm 2455 Spring Hill Road South Londonderry, VT 05155 Tickets for Garden Dialogues are tax deductible...

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eureka site prep - 18

We have had a few questions about what the stone will be like at our Eureka Rd. Training Site in Springfield VT. Workshop preparation work started yesterday, so now that we have done some clearing you can get a sense of the stone in...

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Pricing products and services feature article

“How much should I charge?” and “How much do you charge?” I’m frequently asked these questions by people thinking about starting a new business or getting into a new product line or service. Prices are a common topic of conversation for those of us already...

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The Stone Trust's 1st ever hard copy member newsletter has just been sent out today! If your a member it should be arriving soon. If not sign up as a member and we will sent it right out to you! This 16 page newsletter...

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Daniel Peterson (Minnesota), featured in The Stone Trust's 2017 Calendar, says of his work "HabAdapt, my business, was born the day I realized my design work focused on adapting home landscapes to meet the habitat requirements for native life. The wildlife supported includes plants, arthropods,...

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If you are in Scotland This July, be sure to check out Northstone 58˚ The Dry Stone Walling Festival in Scotland July 7-9, 2017. The second Northstone 58° Stonefest is the UK’s only Dry Stone Festival and also the world’s most Northerly, up here just...

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foundations-2

In the last edition of Stonechat the basic principles of building foundations out of reasonably regular shaped stone were dealt with. Here we take a look at what to do with essentially triangular shaped stones. In part 1 the need for adjacent stones to butt up...

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new area - 1

The Stone Trust Needs Your Help! Wed. and Thurs. May 17 and 18, 9am - 4pm We are looking for as many volunteers as possible to help with getting ready for the May 19 - 21 workshops! The key tasks will be: ...

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DSWA standardization - 1

In addition to being Certified Master Craftsmen, Examiners for dry stone wall certification tests need to attend the Standardization event at least twice every 6 years. There is a lot to being an examiner and to the standardization event. The standardization event is...

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