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ExpiredIntroductory Workshop: One Day – Outdoor (Eureka Rd, Springfield, VT)

  • Introductory Outdoor Workshop 8/12/17
    August 12, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Workshop Level: 1. Up to 14 participants. Certified Instructors to be determined. Open to everyone. $248

Saturday August 12, 2017

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 previous experience. The cost is $248. The workshop will run 8:30am-4:30pm with 1/2 hour lunch break. This workshop is open to everyone.

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

Click here for more information about level 1 workshops.

*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.

Check out The Masters Park at The Stone Trust, where this workshop will take place:

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

About The Instructors:

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    Location

    Venue:  

    Venue Phone: (802) 490-9607

    Address:
    459 Eurkea Rd, Springfield, Vermont, 05156, United States

    Description:
    Set on a 200 acre property of field and forest, this is a fantastic location to learn the craft of dry stone walling.  The property includes active farm fields, actively managed forestland, trails, a beaver pond and wetland, and even a waterfall.  There are fantastic views in nearly every direction.  I truly beautiful Vermont landscape.  Actively farmed for over 200 years this property is near the heart of the historic village of Eureka (now gone), which was the first village within the town of Springfield.  The site features 1000's of feet of historic dry stone wall that will begin to be repaired in workshops.2011-09-21 17.39.26 2011-11-18 15.37.57_Vermont_US IMG_0928 IMG_0934