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Events and Items of Interest, March 13

POSTPONED: Professional wallers Greg DeLuca, Karl Gifford, Andras Lazar, Ron Neil, Brian Post, Pete Ryder, and other professional members intend to build a double-stack dry stone wall (8 to 15 feet long by 4.5 feet high) at the New Hampshire Old House & Barn Expo, March 21-22.  Come observe, learn, and talk with some pros!…

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Jumping the Level 2 Hurdle: Reprise #3–Foundations, Runners, and Imagination

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice there is. —  Jan van de Snepscheut OCCUPY WALLHEAD: FOUNDATIONS, RUNNERS, AND IMAGINATION The base of the Level 2 test wall is shy of 3′ wide, but for round numbers let’s call it 3 feet. Let’s add 2 feet of real estate on…

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Leaping the Level 2 Hurdle: Reprise #2–Managing Materials and Space

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice there is. —  Jan van de Snepscheut DECONSTRUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION: MANAGING MATERIAL AND SPACE The Level 2 timed test requires dismantling an existing wallhead and then building a new one with the same material. There is usually a surplus of additional stone staged…

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