4.10 Instructors Certification Course- March 8 to March 10, 2022


  • 4.10 Instructors Certification Course- March 8 to March 10, 2022
    March 8, 2022 - March 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn to teach dry stone walling and become a certified instructor! After taking this course you will know the fundamentals of teaching walling. A very informative and fun learning experience. For level 2 or higher certified wallers only.

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2.50 Intro to Stone Shaping Workshop (1-Day): April 22, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)


  • 2.50 Intro to Stone Shaping Workshop (1-Day): April 22, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)
    1-Day workshop
    April 22, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop will spend the day learning about how to shape stones for use in dry stone walls. Participants will be introduced to a variety of stone types, and how to work with them. Both hand and power tools will be demonstrated and used. The stone shaping portion will focus on efficient practices, learning how to look at a stone and judge how to shape it, as well as proper use and care of tools. PREREQUISITE: Open to those who have taken at least one Level 1 workshop
(or are experienced wallers).

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2.20 Retaining Wall Workshop (1 Day): April 23, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)


  • 2.20 Retaining Wall Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor): April 23, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)
    1-day workshop attendance
    April 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Participants will learn how to maximize strength for a retaining wall while following the basic rules. Foundations, drainage, perforated pipe, filter fabric, geo-textiles and more are all discussed or demonstrated. This workshop is intended to give you the information to make wise decisions on your own projects. It is well suited for both homeowners and contractors. PREREQUISITE:  any 1.00 level course, or 2.10, or 2.13

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3.20 Flagging/Patio Workshop: (1-Day), April 23, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)


  • 3.20 Flagging/Patio Workshop: (1-Day), April 23, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)
    1 day workshop attendance
    April 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Have a patio or walk way to build? This is the workshop for you!

Learn the fundamentals of patio construction in a fun, energetic, hands-on environment. While not strictly dry stone walling, flat-work is a common part of many projects. Doing a good job starts with a good foundation, and finishes with an attractive pattern of stone. This workshop will teach you how to do flat-work that stays flat and attractive for decades.

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3.10 Dry Stone Steps & Stairs Workshop (1-Day): April 24, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)


  • 3.10 Dry Stone Steps & Stairs Workshop (1-Day): April 24, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)
    1-day workshop attendance
    April 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop is all about building dry stone steps. You will learn tips and techniques to build several types of stone steps. Layout, design, stone shaping, tool use, and methods for handling large stones will all be part of this workshop.

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3.40 Stringlines & Batter Frames Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor): April 24, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)

Wallers learning to use batter frames and string lines for building dry stone walls, dry stack walls, and dry laid walls.

  • 3.40 Stringlines & Batter Frames Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor): April 24, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)
    April 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Proper set up and use of batter frames and string lines is a real challenge for many wallers. We continually hear from examiners that poor use of string lines is one of the biggest reasons that wallers fail certification tests. You will learn multiple ways to build frames and use string lines to improve the efficiency of your building process and quality of the walls you build. PREREQUISITE: This workshop is intended for wallers who have taken one or more prior workshops, are level 1 or higher certified, or have experience building stone walls.

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4.70/5.20 Dutton Farm Walls Historic Preservation Workshop–Curved Walls and Pillars (3-Day and 5-Day: April 25-29, 2022 (Dummerston, VT)


  • 4.70/5.20 Curved wall & Cheek End Feature Build: April 25-29, 2022 (Dutton Farm Walls)
    Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 9am to 5pm each day.
    April 25, 2022 - April 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn and build curves, cheek ends, and retaining walls! Come and join us for completing the Dutton Farm wall of which 900ft has been rebuilt over the past 10 years through Stone Trust Workshops.  This will be run as a combined 5.20 Feature build course for those with less experience (just 1 prior workshop needed), and a 4.70 Walling Day for those who are already Level II or higher DSWA-GB Certified.

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