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After an Intro consider a Cheek Ends workshop

After whetting their appetites for building with stone, people also wonder what comes next. As wallers say, every wall comes to an end, a cheek end! Why not apply what you’ve learned in an intro workshop while learning to build a wall end? For other options, why not peruse our Curriculum in Dry Stone? Anyone…

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Newly Scheduled 2-Day Intro, Aug and Sept

We’ve gotten a number of requests to join this weekend’s 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling and Cheek End Rebuild workshops in Mont Vernon, NH. Unfortunately, space did not open for people on our wait list. It’s frustrating for everyone as we operate at half capacity to meet the exigencies of social distance. Fortunately, Pete…

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Newly Scheduled 2-Day Intro and Cheek Ends Workshops

We’ve gotten a number of requests to join this weekend’s 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling and Cheek End Rebuild workshops in Mont Vernon, NH. Unfortunately, space did not open for people on our wait list. It’s frustrating for everyone as we operate at half capacity to meet the exigencies of social distance. Fortunately, Pete…

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Workshops to Get You Ready for Certification Testing

Most years The Stone Trust hosts two certification test days, one in the spring and one in the fall. This year’s single test day falls on Friday September 18. Why not register now? The Stone Trust provides access to and administers the  Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain’s certifications at its Center in Dummerston…

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For Contractors and People with Plans

Workshops for Contractors In addition to learning the 5 basics of dry stone walling, classes for contractors focus more heavily on good work practices, pricing walls, proper foundations, and other areas of special concern to professionals. In courses geared to contractors, wallers engage with instructors and fellow professionals to explore more deeply issues related to…

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Join women learning from women to build dry stone walls

2020 Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling Workshops Some women are nervous about trying out dry stone walling, which is often a male dominated field. Dry stone walling is a field in which women can excel. At The Stone Trust we actively encourage women to try out dry stone walling and become professional wallers. The…

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Should I take the 1-Day or 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling?

People often ask about the differences between our 1-Day and 2-Day Intro workshops. In a nutshell, both courses teach the basic principles of building a structurally sound dry stone wall. The 2-day course teaches the 5 basics and also introduces basic stone shaping, shows participants how to split stones using feathers and wedges, and spends…

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Four Types of Workshops Introduce You to Dry Stone Walling

1-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling 1-Day Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling 1-Day Contractors Introduction to Dry Stone Walling 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling See our Curriculum in Dry Stone for an overview. People often ask about the differences between our 1-Day and 2-Day Intro workshops. In a nutshell, both courses teach the…

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