MARTIN BEEVERS (TENNESSEE) grew up in Derbyshire, England in the heart of a countryside crisscrossed by miles of dry stone walls. These ancient walls are still very much a working part of rural life and tradition.
SAM BRAKELEY (Vermont) has been building trails since age eight, and has progressed to complex trail constructions throughout New England. Sam’s trail building work led him to working with stone.
DANIEL ARABELLA (Minnesota) holds DSWA-GB Advanced (Level III) and Instructor Certification. He is the owner of Arabella Stone Co. and has an extensive background in the arts and construction industries which provides a blend of skills and a fresh approach to a traditional craft.
DANIEL PETERSON (Minnesota) holds DSWA-GB Advanced (Level III) and Instructor Certification. He is the owner and designer at HabAdapt Landscape Design, focusing on long-term sustainability and functionality.
Andras Lazar is a DSWA-GB Level II certified and a certified instructor. He was born in Hungary in 1950.
Dario Coletta runs D.C. Stoneworks out of Plainfield MA. Dario is DSWA-GB Level II certified and a certified instructor.
Torben Larsen has decades of experience in landscaping, stonework, and running a large landscape company. Now downsized, he has taken joy from becoming certified, and producing high quality stonework. Torben is DSWA-GB Level II certified and a certified instructor.
KARL GIFFORD (Maine) spent 11 years doing trail work with several organizations in New England.
JORDAN KEYES’ work with The Stone Trust and walling has become the confluence of personal and professional pursuits.
ALEX HOFFMEIER moved to Vermont in 2004 and earned a Masters of Arts in Landscape Design from the Conway School.