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  • Introductory Workshop
    June 26, 2016
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Workshop Level: 1.   Up to 16 participants with 2 Certified Instructors. Open to everyone. $245

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 natural round fieldstone. 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 previous experience.  The cost is $270.  The workshop will run 8:30am-4:30pm with 1/2 hour lunch break. This workshop is open to everyone, but the intended audience is homeowners, enthusiasts, and beginning landscape contractors.

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

Click here for more information about Level 1 workshops.

INSTRUCTORS:

SETH HARRIS This workshop will be taught by Seth Harris, of Springfield VT.   Seth is a DSWA Certified Level 2 waller, and certified instructor.  Seth is a skilled waller and has worked with other certified wallers several extensive dry stone wall projects.  Seth is an excellent teacher, very knowledgeable and good at breaking that knowledge down so it is understandable to beginners.  In addition to stone work, Seth has many talents including fine woodworking, excavation, logging, and blacksmithing.  He is the proprietor of Foxchair Mountain Craftsmen.

*Please note we are using a new online registrations system starting 11/24/15.  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.

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.