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Introductory Workshop (1-day)

This workshop is perfect for the homeowner or enthusiast looking to start learning about how to build dry stone walls. If you are looking to learn more before starting to build a wall at home or trying to educate yourself before hiring someone else to build a wall. This is the workshop for you. It is great introduction for landscapers who are looking to get into dry stone walling.

Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall (one side), using round field stone stone. Participants will learn all the basic rules of structural walling that can be applied to any type of stone and project.

This workshop will follow the typical one-day format. It is suited to beginners and those with some previous experience.  The workshop will run 9:00am-5:00pm with 1/2 hour lunch break. This workshop is open to everyone.

Detailed info will be emailed to you once you register including what to bring and directions.  All tools needed are provided.  Wear work clothes and boots, bring gloves, safety glasses, water, and lunch.

Licensed Landscape Architects can receive 7.5 LA CES credits for participating in this workshop.

Click here for more information about level 1 workshops.

Time lapse video of a 1-Day Indoor Workshop.

You’ll get to see the Masters Park, too.

Upcoming Introductory Workshops:

Introductory Workshop (1 Day, Indoor) – April 15, 2018 (Dummerston, VT)

This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…

Introductory Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor) – May 19, 2018 (Mont Vernon, NH)

This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls. The workshop site is located just 1 hour from Boston. Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…

Introductory Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor) – July 14, 2018 (Mont Vernon, NH)

This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…
Participants will be lead through setting foundation stones, building and hearting, setting throughstones, and copes!

Introductory Workshop ( 1 Day, Outdoor) – Aug. 25, 2018 (Mont Vernon, NH)

This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…
Participants will be lead through setting foundation stones, building and hearting, setting throughstones, and copes!

Introductory Workshop (1 Day, Indoor) – October 27, 2018 (Dummerston, VT)

This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls. Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…

Introductory Workshop (1 Day, Indoor) – November 10, 2018 (Dummerston, VT)

This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls. Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…

Walling Day at the Vermont Granite Museum – Barre VT

This walling day is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls. Over the course of the day each participant will get to learn and practice dry stone wall building under the watchful eye of skilled instructors. Help be part of setting up this new dry stone training site!