Mark Jurus

Contact Information

Certified Waller Name:  Mark Jurus
DSWA-GB Level: Level III, Advanced.  Also DSWA-GB Certified Instructor
Business Name:  Rockin Walls
Address: 3000 Rohrbaugh Road, Hampstead, MD 21074
Phone: (443) 291-9388
Email: Click here to contact by email

Business Information

Business Tag Line:
Specializing in the Craft of Dry Laid Stone Construction! Certified: DSWA Instructor, Level 2 DSC/Dry Stone Conservancy USA. Level 3 DSWA/Dry Stone Walling Association UK.  BFA Visual Communication Graphic Design MICA/Maryland Institute College of Art. Quality not Quantity – One project at a time.

Typical Project Size:
$2000 – $250,000 +

Business Description:

Mark Jurus owner of Rockin Walls has been working with stone since 2007 and started his certification process in 2009. Currently dual certified both with Dry Stone Conservancy (DSC) US Level 2 Journeyman and Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) of Great Britain Level 3 Advanced. Mark holds the highest certification in surrounding states. In addition Mark is also a certified instructor and in 2014 set up the Rockin Walls Training Center. Mark and the Rockin Walls Training Center are both dedicated to training and DSWA certification.

Mark has been certified by several of the leaders in our industry, which includes Neil Rippingale DSC/DSWA Master Examiner from Scotland, Dan Snow DSC/DSWA Master Examiner from Vermont, Chris Tanguay Master Craftsman/Examiner DSWA-GB, DSC-US, and Brian Post Master Craftsman/Examiner DSWA-GB, Executive Director The Stone Trust VT, Licensed Landscape Architect VT. Neil has worked extensively with National Park Service (NPS) in the US for over 15 years and Dan is widely known for his creative stone art as seen in his two books. Mark has also worked on projects in Canada with DSWA Master/Examiner Dean McLellan 2012 StoneWurx and 2014 Willowbank School building two of the newest and largest inhabited dry laid stone structures in North America.

Mark has lead trainings for members of the staff at:

  • Historical Preservation Training Center – National Park Service (HPTC NPS)
  • Gettysburg Battlefield NPS in 2016
  • Hopewell Furnace PA NPS 2016
  • Delaware Water Gap PA NPS 2017

Benefits of dry laid stone:

  • Flexible system
  • Free Draining
  • Structural Durability that last centuries
  • Natural stone can be recycled or easily repaired therefore making it a GREEN building material.

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Dry Laid Stone Construction Services included but not limited to:
•  Freestanding Walls
•  Retaining Walls
•  Historical Restoration & Preservation
•  Flatwork – Patios / Walkways / Steps / Stairs
•  Fire Pits
•  Specialty Features
•  Workshops – with an Onsite Training Center located in Hampstead Maryland.
•  One – On – One / Homeowner project assistance
•  Consulting
•  Presentations

Typical Work Area

Hampstead Maryland Area ~  40 miles from zip code 21074 or 45 min drive time.  Some exceptions.  Will do some further projects based on project size and budget

Images of Dry Stone Projects by Mark Jurus

Places Within Primary Work Area:


Hampstead MD,  Greenmount MD, Manchester MD, White Oak Ridge MD, Armacost MD, Alma Meadows, Upperco MD, Westminster MD, Baltimore MD


Baltimore MD, Carroll MD



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