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Our Constituents Respond to the COVID-19 Disruption with Generosity, Realism, and Patience

Dear Supporters of The Stone Trust, I wanted to share with you some of the responses we have received since announcing the postponement of our 2020 Course Schedule. They reflect generosity, realism, patience, and appreciation of the quality of programming and experience that the founders, board members, and staff have developed since our founding a…

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Jumping the Level 2 Hurdle: Reprise #4–Building Up: Visual Sizing, Cutting and Shaping, Tracing

by Michael Murphy In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice there is. —  Jan van de Snepscheut BUILDING UP: VISUAL SIZING, CUTTING AND SHAPING, TRACING Going up often requires a 3-on-1 scenario. This is due to both length and material availability.  The 3-on-1 is fine. For purposes of this…

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Seven Newly Certified Wallers Complete Contractors 5-Day Intensive @ Stoneyard

Seven participants of the eight participants registered for the spring 5-Day Contractors Intensive arrived at Stoneyard in Littleton by March 16, just as public health officials began to make clear the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic. One person, coming from Arkansas, decided with the better part of wisdom to postpone participation, concerned that an eventual…

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