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Day One: May Workshop

This morning, 12 inquisitive walling enthusiasts, two instructors, and one walling steward arrived at the Dutton Farm House on Dutton Farm Road in Dummerston, VT to begin a two-day workshop on dry stone walling. Participants, like Dan Mercer and Keith Stone, came form as far away as Philadelphia and Portland, Maine. Perfect, cool weather, as…

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Test Day, April 30

The Stone Trust just hosted its Spring 2011 Test Day last Saturday, April 30. Eight dry stone wallers took timed tests in hopes of gaining certifications for Level I or II. Successful test takers demonstrate mastery of standards developed by the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain. Wallers came from around New England and…

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DRY STONE WALLING WORKSHOP

  DRY STONE WALLING WORKSHOP Date: Saturday and Sunday, May 14, 15, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Rain or Shine Location: Dutton Farm Road, Dummerston, Vermont Instructors: Jared Flynn and Andrew Pighills Fee: $300 Reservations Required The two-day hands-on workshop is designed to teach homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in building and restoring a historic field stone wall. The outdoor…

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