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  • 1.10 Introductory Indoor Workshop 12/14/2019
    1.10 Introductory (1-Day) Workshop Attendance
    December 14, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Introductory workshop with Certified Instructors.

Up to 16 participants.  Open to everyone.

Learn the basics of dry stone walling at Stoneyard, Inc. in Littleton MA in their heated indoor space! This workshop is perfect for the contractor, homeowner or enthusiast looking to start learning about how to build dry stone walls.  If you are looking to learn more before starting to build a wall at home or trying to educate yourself before hiring someone else to build a wall. This is the workshop for you. It is great introduction for landscapers or masons who are looking to get into dry stone walling.

Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall (one side), using round field stone stone. Participants will learn all the basic rules of structural walling that can be applied to any type of stone and project.

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

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.

Licensed Landscape Architects can receive 7.5 LA CES credits for participating in this workshop.

If you have ever wanted to learn about building dry stone walls, this is the place to start.

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 Brian Post or call (802) 952-8600, so we can correct the problem, and improve our registration process.

About the Instructors:

Michael Weitzner

MICHAEL WEITZNER has been a full-time dry stone waller/mason and a professional member of the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain since 1993.

Pete Ryder

PETE RYDER got the walling bug in 2015 at a workshop at The Stone Trust. After 32 years in aerospace engineering…

Time lapse video of a
One Day Indoor Workshop
at The Stone Trust:

Wall built during 2-Day Intro held at Stoneyard.

Landscape Architects receive 7.5 credit hours for taking this workshop through the LA CES system.

Stone Trust Members Save 10% on all workshops, certifications, and tools. Learn more here.


Venue Website:

265 Foster Street, Littleton, Massachusetts, 01460, United States


Check out one of the largest stone suppliers in the greater Boston area.

For over 30 years Stoneyard® has been delivering the traditional building stone of New England to a nationwide audience. Our showroom is open Monday to Friday and we invite architects, masons, installers, homeowners and project managers to evaluate our products online at

Stoneyard® specializes in reclaimed New England stone, a LEED certified architectural building material. Products are cut from a blend of weathered, aged, and quarried real stone, in our facility in Littleton, Massachusetts. Each of the 9 unique color lines feature the earth tones of states such as Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.