Michael Weitzner

Contact Information

05301Certified Waller Name:  Michael Weitzner
DSWA-GB Level: Level IV, Master Craftsman.  Also DSWA-GB Certified Instructor and Examiner
Business Name:  Thistle Stone Works
Address: 340 Goodenough Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301-8967
Phone: 802-254-9869
Email: Click here to contact by email
Website:  http://thistlestoneworks.com/

Business Information

Business Tag Line:  Top-quality traditional dry stone walling with over 20 years in the field

Typical Project Size:
Anything will be considered, from a single step to an entire bridge.

Business Description:
Thistle Stone Works provides comprehensive conditions assessments, repair/restoration, and new construction of dry stone structures of all types, historic or recently built, publicly or privately owned, including: stone bridges, stone culverts, and dry stone bridge support structures; retaining walls associated with transport infrastructure; dry stone foundations for buildings. Projects of all sizes and types are considered.

Thistle Stone Works is a unique combination of top-quality traditional dry stone walling by a DSWA Master Craftsman certificate holder trained in Great Britain with 24 years’ experience in the field and a background in scientific/technical writing.

Thistle Stone Works will undertake any project that can be built in dry stone, whether it be new construction or repair work:  Door steps, stairways, paths, patio work, free-standing and retaining dry stone walls, foundations for houses/barns, arches, pillars, water features, restoring/rebuilding historic structures, bridges and bridge support structures.  Thistle Stone Works’ clients are assured of the same careful attention to detail and high quality of work whether their projects are large or small.


  • Consultancy services
  • Dry stone walls & special features, including sculptural elements
  • Dry stone bridges and bridge substructures
  • Project Management

Typical Work Area

​Dry stone construction/restoration/repair projects: Vermont, Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Consultancy services: anywhere

Will travel farther, for the right project

Images of Dry Stone Projects by Michael Weitzner

Places Within Primary Work Area:






Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts

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