Last Calls and Upcoming Workshops

First-Ever Stone Trust Workshop in California

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity for a special introductory workshop in California: From the Ground Up – An Introduction to Dry Stone Walling from July 29th-August 2nd. This is a collaborative training event from the Stone Trust and local landscape designer Christa Moné. This course includes four days of building with an optional field trip on August 2nd to Mendocino Stone Ranch. Registration closes June 30th.

Mini-Medley @ the Stone Trust NH

People with projects will want to look at Medley Weekends. These clustered skill-building workshops allow you to learn a lot in one trip. Come to NH for the a summer medley of workshops, including a 1-Day Intro, Stone Shaping, and Retaining Wall workshops.

1-Day Intro  July 17
Stone Shaping  July 18
Retaining Wall  July 19

July Workshops at the Stone Trust Central Valley @ The Vermont Granite Museum

Come to Barre, Vermont on July 13-14 for a 2-Day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling or a Cheek Rebuild Workshop.  These simultaneous workshops give you the chance to work side-by-side with wallers on the middle and ends of the wall. Two-day workshops give you a chance to have more time on the wall and discuss questions and projects with your instructors. Registration closes June 30th.

Stone Shaping in Minnesota

Learn the differences between different tools and different stone at the Stone Shaping Workshop at the Stone Trust MN on July 13th. Try your hand at shaping stones with hammers, chisels, and power tools, too! Learn techniques and efficient methods for getting stones to break where you want them to. Registration closes June 30th.

Women’s Workshops

Come to the Stone Trust New Hampshire for a weekend of two-day workshops on August 3-4. If you are new to walling, you can join the 2-Day Women’s Introduction to Dry Stone Walling to learn the basics over two days. This is the only 2-Day Women’s Intro this year, so don’t miss your chance. If you have already taken an introductory workshop, join the Women’s Cheek Rebuild and learn how to finish the end of the wall with a nicely finished cheek end. Registration closes July 21st.

August Member Forum

If you are a Stone Trust member, join the August Member Forum: Know Your Numbers on August 1st. In the third member forum of the year, you will discuss your business financial needs with professionals. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from others in the walling community.