Level III – Advanced DSWA Certification

4.90 Level 3 Certification Test Overview: Our 4.90 Level 3 Certification is the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain (DSWA-GB)  Level 3 Certificate.  This is the second-highest level of certification offered by the DSWA-GB, whose Craft Certification Scheme had its inception in the 1970s and is the oldest certification system for dry stone wallers;…

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Founders of The Stone Trust

Zon Eastes ZON EASTES champions the collaborative power of the effective nonprofit.  He has led nonprofit organizations as Executive Director (Brattleboro Music Center, Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council) and has consulted with numerous nonprofits about increasing organizational capacity, planning strategically, and enhancing board responsibility and involvement.  He has served on community boards such as…

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The Stone Trust Center

707 Kipling Rd, Dummerston, VT 05301 Learn more about the 5 basic rules of dry stone walling Established in 2010 by founders Zon Eastes, Jared Flynn, Michael Weitzner, and Dan Snow, the Stone Trust Center offers the largest display of dry stone walls in North America, with examples from all four levels of DSWA certification.…

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Two-Day Outdoor Workshop, May 19-20

Saturday, Sunday, May 19-20, 2012. 8:30-4:30, rain or shine.Dutton Farm Road, Dummerston, VTInstructors: Chris Tanguay, DSWA Master Craftsman certification, and Matt Carter, DSWA Advanced certification.Fee: $300The two-day hands on workshop is designed to teach homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in building and restoring a historic field stone wall. The outdoor classroom provides the…

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Dummerston Hiking Trails: Dry Stone Workshop

On Saturday morning, October 22, about 15 people gathered at the Dummerston Town Pound for the start of a day-long Workshop on dry stone walling. Workshop instructors Dan Snow (Dummerston) and Dave Goulder (Scotland) welcomed eleven participants from all over the northeast.Thanks to Lynn Levine for talking with participants about local ecology. Thanks to Jared…

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35 Feet Added!

Ingredients:  A baker’s dozen of energetic participants. Inspiring outdoor site, complete with classic Vermont views. Two days of wonderful weather. Two fine instructors. Stone. Plenty of stone. Result: A wonderful Dry Stone Walling Workshop that added 35 feet of wall, four feet high, to the ever-lengthening wall across from the Dutton Farm House in Dummerston,…

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New News: Fall Workshops

A fall view. The Stone Trust just passed its one year anniversary. So, we are very proud to announce two Fall Outdoor Workshops!  Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18, 2011Dutton Farm Road, Dummerston, Vermont Instructors: Andrew Pighills, Jared Flynn Fee: $300 (Two days) The two-day hands-on workshop is designed to teach homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in…

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DRY STONE WALLING WORKSHOP

  DRY STONE WALLING WORKSHOP Date: Saturday and Sunday, May 14, 15, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Rain or Shine Location: Dutton Farm Road, Dummerston, Vermont Instructors: Jared Flynn and Andrew Pighills Fee: $300 Reservations Required The two-day hands-on workshop is designed to teach homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in building and restoring a historic field stone wall. The outdoor…

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