Six participants had a great time learning all the in-depth details of working with fieldstone in Springfield VT this past weekend.
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…
May 3rd 2019 brought another DSWA-GB Certification Test day to the Stone Trust. With 10 initial level tests, 4 intermediate level tests, and 1 advanced part A test to mark, it was a busy day for examiners Chris Tanguay, Michael Weitzner. The initial level candidates all passed, and many showed excellent quality, greatly improving the…
24 workshop participants took down and reassembled nearly 80 linial feet of dry stone wall. Learning the principles of how to build correctly so the walls will stand the test of time. From foundations, to setting the top cope stones on everyone did a fantastic job and learned a lot. The instructors for the workshop…
Eight participants enjoyed lots of one-on-one time with three experienced instructors!
12 enthusiastic women had a great time coming together to learn the basics of dry stone walling.
A fun day learning the basics of dry stone walling at The Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, VT!