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Jumping the Level 2 Hurdle: Reprise #3–Foundations, Runners, and Imagination

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice there is. —  Jan van de Snepscheut OCCUPY WALLHEAD: FOUNDATIONS, RUNNERS, AND IMAGINATION The base of the Level 2 test wall is shy of 3′ wide, but for round numbers let’s call it 3 feet. Let’s add 2 feet of real estate on…

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With Gratitude to Our Generous Donors

Amy-Louise Pfeffer Executive Director Stone Trust supporters treat our nonprofit with great generosity. Collectively, you contributed nearly $25,000 to our 2019 Annual Appeal. Thank you. You help us to say yes to people who inquire about scholarship funding. For example, we are funding fifty percent of the tuition to our upcoming Women’s Introduction to Dry…

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Meet Duncan Murphy, Board Member

January 2020 brought 6 new board members to The Stone Trust, bringing the board to a nearly full complement–12 out of 13 allowed by our articles. We hope you’ll enjoy meeting a board member each month. Each brings invaluable knowledge, expertise, commitment, and camaraderie to the work of preserving and advancing the art and craft…

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Stringlines: Thoughts from Pete Ryder, Board President

There are as many ways to build great stone walls as there are colors in the rainbow. From lacy singles in the Aran Islands to squat bulky consumption walls in New England. Loosely stacked round glacial outwash to the incredible joinery of the Incas. Two-tiered Galloway walls to the fascinating geometric patterns of Majorcan walls….…

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