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From Basics to Fundamentals to Advanced Stone Working: Fall 2021 Workshops

BASIC September Intro Workshops 1-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling: Saturday September 11, Dummerston, Introduction to Dry Stone Walling: September 18 & 19, Nashville, TN 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling: September 23 & 24, Dummerston, Vermont October Intro Workshops Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling: Saturday October 9, South Forks, Pennsylvania Women’s Introduction to…

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A “Lake Woebegone” Workshop: 2-Day Intro, August 6 &7, NH

Pete Ryder, site facilitator of the Stone Trust New Hampshire site, described the weather and the flow of interaction at August’s 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling this way, “Everything seemed above average.” He said, “It was kind of a Lake Woebegone workshop.” Judging by the photos, you can see what he means! As always,…

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What does a beginner waller need?

Whether you’ve registered for, or just completed, one of the Introductory workshops, or you’ve decided to tackle a home walling project, this pack affords you the basics tools and instructions to get started in the right direction. The products in The Beginner Walling Pack were thoughtfully selected for beginning wallers by experienced wallers. Brooks &…

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Building Walling Skills, Training Capacity, and Community, Twin Cities, July 17 & 18, 2021

We Had a Blast! Stone Shaping, July 17, 2021 Stone Trust Board President and Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Level 3 Advanced Waller Daniel Peterson and Level 3 Advanced Waller Daniel Arabella led our first Stone Trust stone shaping workshop at the Minnesota Stone Trust site on Saturday July 17. We had five enthusiastic participants,…

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Virginia City… Silver City: By rail past dry stone retaining walls through Nevada

Stone Trust friend, geologist, and Level 1 Initial-certified dry stone waller Jim Wood sent photos from his recent trip from Virginia City to Silver City, Nevada. He writes: Here’s the scene. The historic railroad brought in mining supplies in the day and hauled out the silver bullion. Mark Twain worked at the Territorial Enterprise here.…

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