ExpiredSmall Arch Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor) – June 16, 2018 (Scott Farm, Dummerston, VT)

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  • Small Stone Arch Workshop: Scott Farm (6/16/18)
    June 16, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Certified instructor Brian Post and Michael Weitzner.

Up to 16 participants.

Everyone loves Arches!  This course teaches the fundamentals of dry stone arch building.  We will be working with real stone of varying types to build arches up to several feet in diameter.

Required Prerequisite Courses:

  • Introductory walling workshop, OR hold DSWA-GB certification (any level).

It is also great to have taken these:

  • Stone shaping workshop, 2-day wall workshop working on a cheek end

This workshop will be held at The Stone Trust Center in Dummerston VT.

Pair this workshop with the bridge stone shaping workshop (2 of 3) June 17th in Mont Vernon NH

You can also take part in this workshop by signing up for the Bridge Series Package Deal.  Which includes tall of the following: stone shaping workshop,  small arch workshop, bridge site prep workshop, the stone bridge tour, and the bridge building workshop!   Signing up for the package deal saves you $250 off the list price of taking all 5 workshops in the set independently.


Workshop Format:

This dry stone walling workshop will teach how to go about building a dry stone wall. It is intended to be taken as a stand alone workshop or can be paired with the site preparation workshop happening the day before.

The workshop will run from 9:00 – 5:00, with a break for lunch at noon. The instructors will use a variety of visual teaching aids, discussion, and hands-on demonstrations.

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.

Brian Post

BRIAN POST, a Certified DSWA-GB Master Craftsman and Licensed Landscape Architect, started building walls at age 10…

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Dry stone arch demonstration with form in place
Dry stone arch demonstration with form in place

laces-vertical-yellowLicensed Landscape Architects can receive 7.5 LA CES credit hours for attending the site prep workshop day and and 15 credit hours for the two day walling workshop. Take both for 22.5 credit hours, almost 2 years worth in 3 days! These workshops make a great break from the office and you will come away with an incredible knowledge base about dry stone walls that can be applied directly to your projects!

About the Instructors:

Brian Post

BRIAN POST, a Certified DSWA-GB Master Craftsman and Licensed Landscape Architect, started building walls at age 10…


Venue Phone: (802) 952-8600

Venue Website:

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


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.

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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.