On July 27th and 28th, our first full-curriculum 2-Day Introductory Workshop was held at the Vermont Granite Museum in Barre, VT. Over the course of two days, our small group of 6 participants and 2 instructors stripped out and rebuilt nearly 20ft of wall!
On August 3rd and 4th, the 2-Day Introductory workshop was held at Northland Landscape Nursery in Minnesota, for the first time. The participants had a great time learning the fundamentals and showed their enthusiasm working with challenging stone.
Participants enjoyed a fun, energetic, hands-on environment while learning flat-work which is a common part of many projects.
At Broadview Farm participants enjoyed learning the fundamentals of dry stone walls and benefited from lots of hands-on experience!
Six participants had a great time learning all the in-depth details of working with fieldstone in Springfield VT this past weekend.
Did you know that in addition to the walls and features at The Stone Trust Center there are some wonderful dry stone structures in and around Dummerston which are publicly accessible and built by local wallers?
During the Retaining Wall workshop, participants learned the fundamental differences between retaining walls and free standing walls.
At the Stone Shaping Workshop the focus was on the finer details of splitting boulders and field stone using feathers and wedges as well as trying out a variety of hammers and chisels.
At a sold out workshop, 16 participants learned the basics of dry stone walling in a beautiful setting at Broadview Farm.
Several experienced wallers got to have a great time working with Master Craftsmen Dan Snow and Jared Flynn building this new permanent wall at The Scott Farm. The wall was built as a hybrid of vertical stack and herringbone techniques. Provided that there is good end wall end support this style of construction is very…