Six participants had a great time learning all the in-depth details of working with fieldstone in Springfield VT this past weekend.
MARK JURUS (Maryland) is dedicated to the craft of dry laid stone construction as is evident in his Blog, YouTube channel and training site for workshops and certification. Quality not quantity – one project at a time.
Did you know that in addition to the walls and features at The Stone Trust Center there are some wonderful dry stone structures in and around Dummerston which are publicly accessible and built by local wallers?
During the Retaining Wall workshop, participants learned the fundamental differences between retaining walls and free standing walls.
At the Stone Shaping Workshop the focus was on the finer details of splitting boulders and field stone using feathers and wedges as well as trying out a variety of hammers and chisels.
At a sold out workshop, 16 participants learned the basics of dry stone walling in a beautiful setting at Broadview Farm.
We were recently emailed about a retaining wall that was starting to fail just 8 years after construction. This wall is a good example of the problems that retaining walls can have whether dry stone or constructed with other materials.
Have you ever wondered how you work with boulders when building a stone wall? Watch this great video to see how you can split a boulder using feathers and wedges.
Bryce Holingsworth sent us these photos and captions from his experience working with some wallers in Australia this past winter, (Australian Summer!). Looks like he had a fantastic time!
We have two great 2.10 Historic Wall Rebuild Workshops coming up in June. But what is a Historic Rebuild Workshop like, and how is it different from other workshops? Read this post to find out!