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Martin Beevers

MARTIN BEEVERS (TENNESSEE) grew up in Derbyshire, England in the heart of a countryside crisscrossed by miles of dry stone walls. These ancient walls are still very much a working part of rural life and tradition. A fascination with them grew at an early age but it was only in his late thirties that the interest led him to pursue it as a career, ultimately gaining Level Two Intermediate certification with the DSWA Derbyshire Branch. He fulfilled a lifelong dream of living in the United States when he moved to Nashville, Tennessee in January of 2020. He is owner/operator of Old England Rock Walls and a certified instructor at the Stone Trust and is currently establishing his own Training Site in the Kingston Springs area of Nashville.

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Workshops taught by Martin Beevers:

  • 2.20 Retaining Wall Workshop (1 Day, Outdoor): June 12, 2022 (Nashville , TN)
    1-day workshop attendance
    June 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Participants will learn how to maximize strength for a retaining wall while following the basic rules. Foundations, drainage, perforated pipe, filter fabric, geo-textiles and more are all discussed or demonstrated. This workshop is intended to give you the information to make wise decisions on your own projects. It is well suited for both homeowners and contractors. PREREQUISITE:  any 1.00 level course, or 2.10, or 2.13

  • 1.10 Introductory Workshop: (1-Day): June 24, 2022 (Nashville, TN)
    June 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop is an excellent introduction to dry stone walling for the homeowner, hobbyist, or anyone interested in Dry Stone Walls Over the course of the day each participant will build about 25 sq. ft. of wall…

  • 3.20 Flagging/Patio Workshop: (1-Day), June 25, 2022 (Nashville, TN)
    1 day workshop attendance
    June 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Have a patio or walk way to build? This is the workshop for you!

Learn the fundamentals of patio construction in a fun, energetic, hands-on environment. While not strictly dry stone walling, flat-work is a common part of many projects. Doing a good job starts with a good foundation, and finishes with an attractive pattern of stone. This workshop will teach you how to do flat-work that stays flat and attractive for decades.