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July Workshops and Looking Ahead

A number of people registered for our July 11 Introduction to Dry Stone Walls and our 4-Day Medley of Dry Stone workshops have responded to last week’s article providing Cross State Travel Information. Some have expressed disappointment that they won’t be able to come to Vermont in July. Others are waiting to see how the…

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Update: Follett Stone Arched Bridges Restoration Project

We offer this update from Stone Trust founder, certified instructor, master craftsman, and professional member Michael Weitzner, who provides the expertise and labor to restore the Follett Stone Arched Bridges. For background information, please see the original article by Charlie Marchant, President of the Townshend Historical Society. This project has unfolded over more than 45…

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Feathers and Wedges: Sizing Holes, Stuckness, and More

Brian Post shares shares additional tricks and techniques when working with feathers and wedges (aka wedges and shims) to split stone.  This detailed video is a great supplement to the Detailed guide to using feathers and wedges video. This video provides additional information about the hole sizes when using feathers and wedges, what to do…

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July Workshops and COVID-19

COVID-19 Travel Information As of June 12, 2020

Dear friends of The Stone Trust, We want to update you about travel to Vermont and to apprise you of changes in our July workshop formats necessary to create conditions for health safety. Please understand that we are working with the most recent information available to us. As you know, changes happen almost daily. We…

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Events and Items of Interest, June 12

Webinar: The Art of the Cottage Garden presented by Andrew Pighills, Saturday June 13, 2:00 Horticulture maybe a science, but creating gardens which speak to one’s soul is an art form. This presentation explores the qualities and characteristics that define cottage gardens and offers practical advice on how to achieve this in your landscape. Registration…

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