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May Day Brings Novices and Experienced Wallers to New Hampshire Workshops

Workshop day dawned chill and windy. Seventeen people, fourteen participants and three teachers gathered around two double-face freestanding dry stone walls. Each person may have felt eager to feel the warmth that comes from a working body. But you have to know what you’re doing before you start working. How are these walls built? Why…

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Inaugural Stone Trust workshop in Tennessee!

We had a great turnout for the first Stone Trust workshop in Nashville. Participants came from Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Tennessee and Michigan. A 50/50 male/female split of beginners with little or no experience. This was a two-day introduction to dry stone walling covering all the basic techniques required to construct a section of freestanding wall.…

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Scholarships Awarded!

Congratulations to Trevor Bickford, Whitney Brown, Melanie Kessler, Jonathan (Jonny) Mangini, and Kim Myers!  Our selection committee awarded scholarships to these wallers, each of whom met a very tight deadline to apply for the 2021 Stone Trust Entry-Level Professional Pathway Scholarship. A decision is pending for a sixth applicant, from whom we sought additional information.…

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October Introductions to Dry Stone Walling near Johnstown, PA

Kim and Jerry Coggin of Laurel Stoneworks in South Fork, Pennsylvania will lead three one-day introductory workshops in October. Come learn the basic principles of building a structurally sound freestanding dry stone wall: 1.11 Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling, October 9 1.11 Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling, October 10 1.10 Introduction to Dry…

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