Retaining Wall Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor) – August 11, 2018 (Dummerston, VT)


  • Retaining wall workshop 8/11/18
    August 11, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    - 1-day workshop attendance

Here in the Northeast, many of the walls people are building are retaining walls. While all the principals of a free standing wall apply there are additional rules and methods to follow when building retaining walls. The focus needs to be on a sound structure that will last for generations. Local round field stone will be used for this wall.

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Women’s Introductory Workshop (1 Day) – August 12, 2018 (Dummerston, VT)


  • Women's Introductory Indoor Workshop 8/12/18
    August 12, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    - 1-day workshop attendance

A chance to learn from the women in North America who are DSWA Certifed Instructors! This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, landscaper/gardener, artist, or hobbyist. Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq ft of wall (one side), using natural round fieldstone. You will learn all the basic rules of structural walling that can be applied to any type of stone and project.

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


  • Introductory Workshop 1-day (8/25/18)
    August 25, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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!

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Bridge Site Prep (1 Day) – August 26, 2018 (Mont Vernon, NH)


  • Bridge Site Prep (8/26/18)
    August 26, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop will spend the day getting ready for the bridge building. We will be finishing excavating for the foundation, setting in foundation stones, building and placing the form work, and other tasks needed to get ready to build a bridge. This is the workshop where you will really get to see all the components laid out and learn math behind the design and more.

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Bridge Tour: Friday, Sept. 7, 2018


  • Bridge Tour (9/7/18)
    September 7, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn about the amazing dry stone bridges (and perhaps a few mortared ones) of Southern New Hampshire. This guided tour will get you an up close look at some of the best historic examples of dry stone bridges in New England. Open to everyone!

More information coming soon!

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Bridge Building Workshop Package Deal


  • Bridge Building Workshop Package Deal
    September 8, 2018 - September 9, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: $1580. Learn all stages of building a dry stone arched bridge, saves . This package deal includes 5 days of advanced workshops with some of the best wallers and instructors in North America.

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2018 Fall Certification Test Day: Monday, Sept. 24, 2018


  • Fall Certification Test: Monday, 9/24/18:
    September 24, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Testing all Levels Monday, Sept 24th, 2018. NOTE: You must hold the previous level certification to sign up for any test above level 1. THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE is MONDAY, August 13, 2018!

NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

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