Posted on

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…

Read more

Posted on

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…

Read more

Posted on

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…

Read more

Posted on

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…

Read more