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First in Pennsylvania: Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling!

On October 10 the weather was slightly overcast and the temperature was mild for the first Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling held in Pennsylvania. Three women, ranging in age from 36 to 65 arrived from Maryland to learn the five basics of dry stone construction techniques. After a brief overview, everyone experienced some quality…

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Thanks for coming! 2-Day Intro and Cheek Rebuild Workshops, Oct 9 & 10 (MN)

Hello everyone, I just wanted to send a quick thank you to all of you for participating in the workshop this weekend. For those of you interested in acquiring stone working tools, I encourage you to order them through the Stone Trust website at https://thestonetrust.org/store/ .  The funds assist The Stone Trust with our mission…

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Thanks for coming! 2-Day Intro + Cheek End: September 25-26, 2021 (VT)

On two beautiful late September days, fifteen men and women gathered at the Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, Vermont to learn the five basic rules of dry stone walling. Four others came to apply those principles to building vertical wall ends, also known as cheek ends. You came from near and far–Vermont, Massachusetts, New York,…

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Certifying as a Waller Is No Mean Feat!–Fall Test Days 2021

It takes brave souls to test their walling skills against the Dry Stone Walling Association’s Craftsman Certification Scheme. Each of you fit training into busy lives full of work, family, friends, community obligations, celebrations and losses. Some of you drove 2000 miles, others 400. A few of you live relatively close to the Stone Trust…

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