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First Indoor Workshop: Success!

dry stone wall workshop group photo

The Stone Trust convened its first indoor Workshop on Sunday, May 6, at The Stone Trust Center, in Dummerston, VT. Designed for eight participants, this one-day Workshop welcomed walling enthusiasts from upstate New York, Connecticut, the Boston area, and all around Vermont. The Center, created to encourage lab-like focus, is the only indoor facility of…

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Two-Day Outdoor Workshop, May 19-20

Saturday, Sunday, May 19-20, 2012. 8:30-4:30, rain or shine.Dutton Farm Road, Dummerston, VTInstructors: Chris Tanguay, DSWA Master Craftsman certification, and Matt Carter, DSWA Advanced certification.Fee: $300The two-day hands on workshop is designed to teach homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in building and restoring a historic field stone wall. The outdoor classroom provides the…

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NEW! One-day Indoor Workshop

Sunday, May 6, 2012, 8:30-4:30  The Stone Trust Center, at Scott Farm, Dummerston, VT Fee: $200 (limit 8 participants) The Stone Trust Offers this indoor Workshop for interest and improving dry stone wallers. Unlike in an outdoor workshop, participants work in a laboratory setting: the atmosphere is more controlled (fewer bugs, no poison ivy or…

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Dummerston Hiking Trails: Dry Stone Workshop

On Saturday morning, October 22, about 15 people gathered at the Dummerston Town Pound for the start of a day-long Workshop on dry stone walling. Workshop instructors Dan Snow (Dummerston) and Dave Goulder (Scotland) welcomed eleven participants from all over the northeast.Thanks to Lynn Levine for talking with participants about local ecology. Thanks to Jared…

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35 Feet Added!

Ingredients:  A baker’s dozen of energetic participants. Inspiring outdoor site, complete with classic Vermont views. Two days of wonderful weather. Two fine instructors. Stone. Plenty of stone. Result: A wonderful Dry Stone Walling Workshop that added 35 feet of wall, four feet high, to the ever-lengthening wall across from the Dutton Farm House in Dummerston,…

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Fall Test Day

Sunday, October 23, 2011, 9:00 amDummerston, VTCertified examiners: Dave Goulder (Scotland), Dan Snow (US)For wallers seeking certification (Levels I-IV) from the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.Cost: varies depending upon Level.For information or to register: Zon Eastes, zon.eastes@thestonetrust.org, 802.380.9550

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Open House: Sunday, June 12

The Stone Trust Center. Lower floor of 1862 barn. You are welcome to join us at an Open House of The Stone Trust Center on Sunday, June 12, 1-4 pm.The Center is located on Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Road in Dummerston, VT.Come see what we’ve been doing! TST board members will be on hand to…

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