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UpcomingSmall Arch Workshop: June 16, 2018 (Scott Farm, Dummerston, VT)

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Small Stone Arch Workshop: Scott Farm (6/16/18)show details + $425.00 (USD)  
Bridge Workshop Set (save $100)show details + $1,755.00 (USD)  

  • Small Stone Arch Workshop: Scott Farm (6/16/18)
    June 16, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Bridge stone shaping (2 of 3) 6/17/18
    June 17, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Bridge Site Prep 8/26/18
    August 26, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Bridge Tour 9/7/18
    September 7, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Bridge Build 9/8/18 & 9/9/18
    September 8, 2018 - September 9, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Up to 16 participants with Certified Instructors.

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:

  • 1-day walling workshop, or 2-day walling workshop, or hold DSWA-GB certification (any level).

Recommended Prerequisite Courses:

  • 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

Register for just this workshop or take it as part of the bridge building workshop set that includes this workshop and all 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 set saves you $100 off the list price of taking all 5 workshop in the set independently.


More information about this workshop will be coming soon!


Note there may be more spaces available for the bridge workshops and workshop set than shown here, we are experiencing a technical glitch on this.  If it indicates the workshop is full, give us a call at (802) 490-9607 or email [email protected] and we can get you registered if there is still space.  Also, if you register for the set, some of the confirmation emails for the workshops will have to be sent manually which may take a few days.

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.

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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!



Venue Phone: (802) 490-9607

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. 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.