2.13 Contractors Intro (1-Day): July 17, 2020 (Dummerston VT)


  • 2.13 Contractors Intro - July 17, 2020
    July 17, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop is perfect for the landscape contractor interested in starting to build dry stone walls, or expand that line of work. In addition to the hands on building of a wall, there will be discussions of good work practices, pricing walls, proper foundations, etc.

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2.50 Intro to Stone Shaping Workshop (1-Day): July 18, 2020 (Dummerston VT)

Dry Stone Wall Stone Shaping Course at The Stone Trust

  • 2.50 Intro to Stone Shaping (7-18-2020)
    July 18, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    - 1-Day workshop

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, Outdoor): July 18, 2020 (Dummerston, VT)


  • 2.20 Retaining wall workshop (7-18-2020)
    July 18, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    - 1-day workshop attendance

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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2.40 Cheek End Workshop (2-Day, Outdoor) – July 18 & 19, 2020 (Minneapolis, MN)


  • 2.40 Cheek End Workshop (2-Day, Outdoor) - July 18 & 19, 2020 (Minneapolis, MN)
    July 18, 2020 - July 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    - 2-day workshop attendance

Whenever your building a wall, sooner or later it must come to an end. A cheek end is the typical way to end a wall. It is also called a wall end, wall head, or square end. Cheek ends are a particular challenge to build well and structurally are the most vulnerable part of a wall, so it is important to get it right.

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3.20 Flagging/Patio Workshop: (1-Day, Outdoor), July 19, 2020 (Dummerston, VT)


  • 3.20 Flagging Workshop (7/19/2020)
    July 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    - 1 day workshop attendance

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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