Michael K Murphy

Contact Information

Certified Waller Name:  Michael Murphy
DSWA-GB Level: Level III, Advanced.  Also DSWA-GB Certified Instructor
Business Name:  The Nature of Stone
Address: 167 Hill Road, Brookline, VT 05345
Phone: 231-871-0231
Email: Click here to contact by email
Website:  http://www.natureofstone.com

Business Information

Business Tag Line:
Classically trained by Scottish DSWA-GB LEVEL 4 Certified Instructor, Neil Rippingale, and holds Journeyman certification from The Dry Stone Conservancy of the United States.

Typical Project Size:
$ 40,000 +

Business Description:
Dry stone walls , paving , steps – in addition to myriad freestanding special features. Custom Elliptical Sandstone Benches: Sizes seating ~ from 2 up to 12 human beings.


Design , Build, Consult and Project Management

Teaching Individuals / Groups

Typical Work Area

Michigan and Vermont

Will travel for projects outside of typical work area

Images of Dry Stone Projects by Michael Murphy

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Places Within Primary Work Area:


Michigan: Frankfort , Arcadia, Empire, Traverse City , Glen Arbor, Beaver Island, Lake Leelanau, Torch Lake, Elk Lake, Manistee, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Gaylord, Cadillac,

Vermont: Brattleboro


Maine: Benzie, Manistee, Leelanau, Grand Traverse , Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, Kent

Vermont: Windham,


Vermont, New Hampshire and Michigan

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