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UpcomingIntroductory Workshop: One Day – Indoor, April 7, 2018 (Dummerston, VT)

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Level 1 Introductory Workshop (4/7/18)show details + $275.00 (USD)  

  • Introductory Indoor Workshop 4/15/2018
    April 7, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Introductory workshop with Certified Instructors and up to 16 participants.  Open to everyone.

This workshop is perfect for the 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 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 flat ledge stone. Participants will learn all the basic rules of structural walling that can be applied to any type of stone and project. The different type of stone used is the primary difference between this workshop and the indoor introductory workshops.

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.

Click here for more information about level 1 workshops.

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

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) 490-9607, so we can correct the problem, and improve our registration process.

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

Check out The Masters Park at The Stone Trust which you will get to see too!

April '17 Indoor workshop group photo

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

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (802) 490-9607

Venue Website:

Address:
707 Kipling Rd, Dummerston, Vermont, 05301, United States

Description:
Located on Scott Farm, The Stone Trust Center is home to North America's only indoor dry stone walling training and certification facility.  Outside is the Master Feature Park with all the features that can be used in the Advanced and Master Craftsman tests.  There is also a mini walling park where visitors can practice stacking small stones at table height. Click for Directions and Transportation information. The Landmark Trust USA has 3 restored historic homes available as places to stay.   The Sugarhouse sleeps 2, the Kipling Carriage House sleeps 4, and the Dutton Farm House sleeps 8 people. All of these places to stay are with in a mile and a half of the The Stone Trust Center.  If coming with a group please check for availability.