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Flagging/Patio Workshops: October 17 & 18, 2020

“Stone walls have been in my life since I was a child,” one of the participants in the Flagging workshop reported. Like many of the weekend’s participants, she brought extensive professional experience of designing and building with stone. Fundamentals of Flagging ranks among the advanced classes in our Curriculum in Dry Stone. The class included…

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Retaining Wall Workshops: October 17 & 18, 2020

October 18th Retaining Wall Workshop October 17th Retaining Wall Workshop only have group photo from Oct. 18th Retaining. (old text) The eight men and women who arrived on Saturday to learn to build retaining walls all arrived with experience building double-faced walls. Each of them had participated in a prerequisite introductory workshop within the past…

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Women’s Intro to Walling Workshop: Oct. 17 & 19, 2020

In the past, the Women’s Intro took place in our indoor training center in the foundation of the 1862 Barn at the Scott Farm. Now women learn the basics of dry stone walling on the social-distance stints built by volunteer instructors on the Fourth of July. Fortunately, the deluge that poured down on Friday stopped…

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2-Day Intro and Cheek Ends: Oct. 3 & 4, 2020 in Minneapolis

Our 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling often runs simultaneously with a 2-Day Cheek Rebuild workshop. Both happen in the same place on the same wall(s). People new to building a double-face, freestanding dry stone wall build the middle section. People who have already learned the basics sign up to learn how to complete the…

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