BRIAN POST started building walls at age 10. Since then he has continued working with stone whenever possible. In 2006 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. As part of his studies he spent 4 months in England, Scotland, and Wales working with several wallers including DSWA Master Craftsmen, Andrew Louden and Sean Adcock.
Brian is a DSWA-GB certified Master Craftsmen (Level IV). He is also a Certified Instructor. Brian is the only certified Master Craftsman who is also a Licensed Landscape Architect. Having knowledge from both the design world and the walling world gives Brian unique insights when teaching. Brian is also a DSWA-GB certified instructor and examiner. Brian serves as the Executive Director of The Stone Trust, and is also the proprietor of Standing Stone Landscape Architecture, a design build firm specializing in complex dry stone projects.
Brian regularly works both in the design studio and in the field. In 2010 he started his own firm, Standing Stone Landscape Architecture. Brian has served on the Board of Directors of the Stone Trust from 2013-15, and has been the Executive Director of The Stone Trust since 2015.
Workshops taught by Brian:
- 2.50 Intro to Stone Shaping (4-17-2021)
April 17, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- 1-Day workshop
This workshop will spend the day learning about how to shape stones for use in dry stone walls. Participants will be introduced to a variety of stone types, and how to work with them. Both hand and power tools will be demonstrated and used. The stone shaping portion will focus on efficient practices, learning how to look at a stone and judge how to shape it, as well as proper use and care of tools. PREREQUISITE: Open to those who have taken at least one Level 1 workshop
(or are experienced wallers).