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Master Class: Arcane Walling – Globes and Vases/Urns

The content below was copied with the generous permission of the author Sean Adcock.  This Master Class article originally appeared in the Autumn 2008 issue of Stonechat, produced by the North Wales Branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Brittan.  This entire issue of Stonechat, and many more, are available at http://www.dswales.org.uk/Stonechat.html   Thank…

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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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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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