Derbyshire American Training Program 2022 -Sept 24 -Oct. 8, 2022 (UK)


  • DEPOSIT FOR : Derbyshire American Training Program 2022 -Sept 24 -Oct. 8, 2022 (UK)
    First of four deposits totaling $7170. Deposits due June 1 and August 1. Balance due September 11.
    September 24, 2022 - October 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please join us for the first of what we hope will be many visits to one of the heartlands of traditional dry stone walling, Derbyshire, England. We are offering you a chance to spend two weeks in the beautiful Peak District National Park, learning the traditions and techniques of dry stone walling, leading to Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) examination at Level 1 Initial Waller or Level 2 Intermediate Waller (recognized as professional level) depending on your current skill level.

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2.40 Cheek End Workshop (2-Day): October 1 & 2, 2022 (South Fork, PA)


  • 2.40 Cheek End Workshop (2-Day): October 1 & 2, 2022 (South Fork, PA)
    October 1, 2022 - October 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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2.22 Retaining Wall Workshop (2 Day): October 1 & 2, 2022 (South Fork, PA)


  • 2.22 Retaining Wall Workshop (2 Day, Outdoor): October 1 & 2, 2022, (South Fork, PA)
    1-day workshop attendance
    October 1, 2022 - October 2, 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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2-Day Dry Stone Walling Workshop with Andrew Pighills (October 1st & 2nd, 2022)

Stonewell Farm

  • October 1, 2022 - October 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

With: Andrew Pighills @ Stonewell Farm, Killingworth, CT Pre-registration is required Cost: $400 To Register Michelle Becker, Workshop Administrator Telephone: (860) 810-8820 Email: stonewellcottage@gmail.com This two-day hands-on workshop is designed to teach the structural techniques and aesthetic considerations involved in building a dry stone wall (a wall without mortar) (more…)

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2.40 Cheek End Workshop (Outdoor): October 8 & 9, 2022 (Mont Vernon, NH)


  • 2.40 Cheek End Workshop (Outdoor): October 8 & 9, 2022
    October 8, 2022 - October 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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2.40 Cheek End Workshop (2-Day, Outdoor) – October 8 & 9, 2022 (Barre, VT)


  • 2.40 Cheek End Workshop (2-Day, Outdoor) - October 8 & 9, 2022 (Barre, VT)
    2-day workshop attendance
    October 8, 2022 - October 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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2.60 Contractors Intensive: (5-Day) – October 10 – 14, 2022 (Minneapolis, MN)


  • 2.60 Contractors Intensive: (5-Day) - October 10 - 14, 2022 (Minneapolis, MN)
    5-day workshop
    October 10, 2022 - October 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop includes 4 days of training and the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain (DSWA-GB) Level I (Initial) certification test on the final day. It is perfect for the landscape or masonry contractor interested in starting to build dry stone walls, or expand that line of work, and gain DSWA-GB Certification. Equivalent to a combination of courses 1.20, 2.8, and 2.9 plus much more! REGISTRATION DEADLINE is September 4th!

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