Expired1.20 Two-Day Introductory Workshop – September 24 & 25, 2022 (South Fork, PA)

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  • 1.20 Two-Day Introductory Workshop - September 24 & 25, 2022 (South Fork, PA)
    2-day workshop attendance
    September 24, 2022 - September 25, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please register by Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

Certified Instructors

Open to everyone.

Saturday & Sunday, September 24 -25, 2022

Up to 16 participants.

Over the course of the two days each participant will build about 35 sq. ft. of wall (one side), using either round field stone, flat ledge stone, or a mixture. Introductory participants will learn all the basics of structural walling, plus so much more, while building a straight section of free standing dry stone wall. Experienced participants will work on building a wall end, also known as a cheek end. The knowledge taught in this workshop can be applied to any type of stone and dry stone walling project.

This workshop will be rebuilding sections of either a fieldstone wall or a quarried granite wall at the Broad View Farm Training Site. The site is prepared as an ideal learning environment. The two-day format allows time for questions about your specific projects, learning stone shaping basics, and even splitting stones using feathers and wedges.

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

If you have ever wanted to learn about building dry stone walls, or improve your skills, this is the workshop for you.

*Please note if you encounter errors or problems while registering please email info@thestonetrust.org or call (802) 952-8600, so we can correct the problem, and improve our registration process.

About The Instructors: TBD

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Landscape Architects receive 15 credit hours for taking this workshop through the LA CES system.



459 Mt. Hope Road, South Fork, Pennsylvania, 15956, United States


About the Laurel Stoneworks, South Fork, PA Workshop Site

Located near Johnstown, PA come learn the basics of dry stone walling with instructors Kim & Jerry Coggin at Laurel Stoneworks in South Central Pennsylvania.

Laurel Stoneworks, South Fork, PA Workshop Area
Laurel Stoneworks, South Fork, PA Site Area

Lodging & Dining

For information about lodging and dining please see this resource.

Local Attractions

Also this is a “must see”, make plans to visit the Eliza Furnace built in 1846. Only 40 minutes away. She is one of the few Hot Blast Furnaces that was dry stone built and still standing. .

Eliza Blast Furnace Near South Fork, PA Workshop Site