Workshop Level: 1. Up to 20 participants with certified instructors Michael Weitzner and Michael Murphy. Open to everyone. $248.
Sunday April 9th
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 some previous experience. The cost is $248. The workshop will run 8:30am-4:30pm with 1/2 hour lunch break. This workshop is open to everyone.
If you have ever wanted to learn about building dry stone walls, this is the place to start.
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*Please note 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.
Time lapse video of a typical One Day Indoor Workshop at The Stone Trust:
Landscape Architects receive 7.5 credit hours for taking this workshop through the LA CES system.
About The Instructors:
MICHAEL WEITZNER became a full time dry stone waller in 1993. In 2003 he attained his DSWA-GB Master Craftsman Certification. He has lived in Switzerland, Spain, England, and Scotland, before settling down in Brattleboro VT. Michael has a strong interest in historic preservation and has become involved in historic bridge preservation. Michael was one of the founders of The Stone Trust in 2010, and is the owner of Thistle Stone Works. http://www.thistlestoneworks.com
MICHAEL MURPHY owns and operates The Nature of Stone in Elberta, Michigan. Michael is a DSWA-GB certified Intermediate waller (Level II), and is also a Certified instructor. Michael has a love for the craft of dry stone walling that is palpable in every workshop he teaches. The joy of walling is thoroughly shared and after taking a workshop with Michael you will be back for more!
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