Congratulations: Level 1: Alfred Dedam Connor McIntyre Crennan Thompson Darryl Bullay David Foster Forrest Peaker Jared Randall Joshua Moore Seth Hatch Tyler Hall Level 2: Sam Johnson Every year, the Stone Trust Center hosts two test days; one in May and one in September. Test days are a chance for wallers to get certified…
Category: Certified Wallers
Passed! Ben Sandri’s Level 3 Waller Certification, Part A Feature Wall
Congratulations, Ben! The day after Spring Test Day at the Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, a group traveled to Dublin, New Hampshire for the assessment of Ben Sandri’s Level 3A feature wall. Ben sited his wall at 233 Bonds Corner Road, the home of his brother John. Locating a site presents a challenge to aspiring…
New Hampshire Season Sets Off With Nine Newly Certified Wallers!
A completely full roster of nine wallers got the season off to a bang at the Stone Trust NH. All nine finished the week-long Contractor’s Intensive workshop as certified Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Level 1 Wallers. Congratulations to all of you! You arrived from near and far with varying levels of experience. Having accomplished…
Through Grit and Application, Five More Professionals Achieved Certification
Thoughts from instructor, Martin Beevers As is becoming customary, the Stone Trust’s 5-Day Contractor’s Intensive was the opener for the 2023 workshop season in Tennessee. My favorite course to teach. A real chance to spend time with the participants, get to know them and see real growth. It’s a tough week, make no mistake. But,…
Level 1 Waller Success at Contractor’s Intensive in PA
Thanks to everyone involved in this year’s first Contractor’s Intensive workshop. Your eagerness to learn made it possible that all 5 of you passed your Level 1 Certification. Congratulations! All of you came from out of the state for this workshop and test day. Three of you came from Michigan, one from New York,…
TST’s Professional Women Wallers
In 2020, The Stone Trust boasts seventy-eight professional members, six of whom are women. To join us as a professional member, you must achieve Level 1 certification from the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain. Our female professional wallers include two women certified at Level 1 and four certified at Level 2. (Keep your…
Waller of the Month: Bryce Hollingsworth
BRYCE HOLLINGSWORTH (Massachusetts) focuses his energy on the construction of dry stone projects primarily for residential clients in Western Massachusetts, but travels anywhere for the right job.
Waller of the Month: Fran Hammond
FRAN HAMMOND (Pennsylvania) is featured for April in our 2019 Calendar. He’s a DSWA-GB Level II Certified Waller and owner of Morning Dew Stonework and Landscape, located in the Philadelphia area.
Waller of the Month: Torben Larsen
TORBEN LARSEN (Vermont) is the owner of Windham Growers in Southern Vermont. They build patios, paths, and walls, but the real joy is in turning stone into art features such as orbs, birdbaths, benches, bridges, and arches.
February Waller of the Month: Michael Weitzner
MICHAEL WEITZNER (Vermont) builds dry stone structures of all kinds and holds a Master Craftsman certificate from the DSWA-GB. Michael enjoys serving as a regular instructor and examiner for The Stone Trust.