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Minnesota’s Three 2021 Workshops, June, July, and October

July 18 2-day Intro in Isanti, MN

You may or may not know that The Stone Trust (TST) runs workshops in locations outside of New England. In the north central US, sustainable landscape designer Dan Peterson offers workshops at the site of TST corporate member Northland Landscape Nursery in  Isanti, MN. Dan is also a TST professional member, certified DSWA-GB instructor, and…

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Spring Workshops in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Tennessee

Our 2021 workshop seasons opens in early April with workshops for professionals furthering their craft, for homeowners with projects and plans, for artisans and artists integrating stone as a medium, for anyone who wants to explore dry stone work as a potential career. The season starts with two intensives, offers three types of introductions to…

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Retaining Wall Workshops: October 17 & 18, 2020

October 18th Retaining Wall Workshop October 17th Retaining Wall Workshop only have group photo from Oct. 18th Retaining. (old text) The eight men and women who arrived on Saturday to learn to build retaining walls all arrived with experience building double-faced walls. Each of them had participated in a prerequisite introductory workshop within the past…

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Women’s Intro to Walling Workshop: Oct. 17 & 19, 2020

In the past, the Women’s Intro took place in our indoor training center in the foundation of the 1862 Barn at the Scott Farm. Now women learn the basics of dry stone walling on the social-distance stints built by volunteer instructors on the Fourth of July. Fortunately, the deluge that poured down on Friday stopped…

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2-Day Intro and Cheek Ends: Oct. 3 & 4, 2020 in Minneapolis

Our 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling often runs simultaneously with a 2-Day Cheek Rebuild workshop. Both happen in the same place on the same wall(s). People new to building a double-face, freestanding dry stone wall build the middle section. People who have already learned the basics sign up to learn how to complete the…

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2-Day Intro and Cheek Ends: Sept. 19 & 20, 2020

Our 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling often runs simultaneously with a 2-Day Cheek Rebuild workshop. Both happen in the same place on the same wall(s). People new to building a double-face, freestanding dry stone wall build the middle section. People who have already learned the basics sign up to learn how to complete the…

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