- 2.13 Contractors Intro (3-13-2020)
March 13, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Please register by March 5th, 2020. Thank you.
DSWA Certified Instructors.
Up to 16 participants. Open to everyone.
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.
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.
Novice wallers will be learning all the basics, while working on a straight section of wall typical of level 1 workshops. Experienced wallers taking the Level 2 version of the workshop will build a wall end (cheek end). This will include more a more in depth discussion batter frame building and string lines.
Start the Landscaping Season learning how to do it right!
This workshop will follow the typical one-day format. It is suited to beginners and those with previous experience. The workshop will run 9:00am-5:00pm with 1/2 hour lunch break. This workshop is open to everyone, but the intended audience is landscape and building contractors.
Detailed info will be emailed to you once you register including what to bring and directions. All tools needed are provided. Wear work clothes and boots, bring gloves, safety glasses, water, and lunch.
Click here for more information about level 1 workshops.
This workshop takes place indoors at the Stoneyard in Littleton MA. It is easily accessible by car or by the “T” commuter rail at the Littleton/Rte 495 Station. There are numerous accommodations within a short drive.
If needed, detailed directions for registering online are here.
*Please note if you encounter errors or problems while registering please email or call (802) 952-8600, so we can correct the problem, and improve our registration process.
Time lapse video of a
One Day Indoor Workshop
at The Stone Trust:
Landscape Architects receive 7.5 credit hours for taking this workshop through the LA CES system.
About The Instructors: TBD
Venue Website: https://stoneyard.com/Address:
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