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The Stone Trust NH Teaches Beginners and Professionals at June Workshops

At the end of June, the Stone Trust NH hosted a large group of wallers at a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling Workshop and a Cheek Rebuild Workshop. With twelve wallers at the introductory workshop and a full eight wallers coming to the cheek rebuild, the site was buzzing with excitement. With some tents…

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Improving Skills at the First Minnesota Workshops of the Season

To start off the summer and the 2024 workshop season in Minnesota, the Stone Trust MN had great weather for a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling and a Cheek Rebuild Workshop. Five wallers came to the introductory workshop from a variety of backgrounds, ranging from those who work and teach in the industry to…

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Building Faces or Ends, an Enthusiastic Group of Wallers Learn Side by Side

In the middle of May, the Stone Trust Center hosted simultaneous workshops of a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling and a Cheek Rebuild Workshop. With over twenty wallers and four instructors participating in workshops, the site was full of excitement. Two long training walls create the opportunity for large groups of enthusiastic wallers to…

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Building Walls and Friendships at the NH Contractor’s Intensive

From Stone Trust NH site champion and instructor, Pete Ryder: Eight enthusiastic folks from around New England came to Mont Vernon for the 5-Day Contractor’s Intensive, a week of walling instruction that concludes with a Level 1 Waller Certification test. By 10:00 Monday the wall was on the ground and the fun began.  The team…

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Back-to-Back Workshops Start the Stone Trust Central Valley Season

The Stone Trust Central Valley in Barre hosted a weekend of back-to-back workshops with a 1-Day Intro and Stone Shaping. On Saturday, aspiring wallers came from Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, and Canada. Many of you came to this workshop to understand more about working with stone on your property. One person brought over ten years…

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April Medley Weekend: A Buzzing Five Days of Workshops

The April Medley Weekend at the Stone Trust Center offers an exceptional way to hone your skills as a waller. Five five days of workshops span a variety of fundamental dry stonework elements. The medley includes an Introduction to Dry Stone Walling, Introduction to Stone Shaping, Retaining Walls, Steps & Stairs, and Flatwork. This year’s…

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Tired and Happy Wallers at the Stone Trust Tennessee

From Site Champion Martin Beevers: Tennessee decided to skip spring and jump straight into summer for the weekend. With the temperature climbing into the 80’s and much work to be done, we broke out the sunscreen, put up the shelters and rolled up our sleeves. Really great to have two practically full workshops here in…

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2-Day Intro and Cheek End Wallers Learning Side by Side

In early March, the Stone Trust PA hosted another successful weekend of workshops with a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling and a Cheek Rebuild Workshop in the barn. It was a busy weekend with seven participants at the intro workshop and a full complement of four wallers on the cheek ends. Even though the…

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