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Events and Items of Interest, August 18

Our friend Jim Wood sends this link to George Gunn’s Facebook post on the Proper Dry Stone Walling public group. George posted photos of ancient dry stone work at Broch Gurness in the Orkney Islands of Scotland, only 38 miles from the Northstone Stonefest! Thanks to Jim for bringing the post to our attention and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Waller of the Month: Menno Braam

Menno Braam, first began working with stone in 2001. He quickly found himself drawn to its creative possibilities, and also its potential permanence. Over the years as he has developed his skills, he’s striven to maintain a balance between aesthetics and structure. His experiences so far have led to several awards, and have given him…

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Waller of the Month: Daniel Arabella

Daniel Arabella has been passionately bringing traditional drystone methods to the Midwest for seven years and incorporating it into the projects he builds for his business: Arabella Stone Co. Daniel’s extensive background in the arts and construction industries provides a cohesive of blend skills and a fresh approach to a traditional craft. Daniel takes an…

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