The Stone Trust has some of the best resources available on the web for Dry Stone Walls. Whether you want to learn to build a wall, are looking for a contractor, design specs, or some inspiration for your next project this is the place for you! We frequently update this portion of the website with more information, so check back often.
Links to Resources:
Blog – Check out our latest updates, how-to articles, and much more!
Find A Stone Wall Contractor – Need to find a waller? This is the most complete list of Certified Dry Stone Wallers in North America. Includes an interactive map and listings by State.
Project Referrals – Have a project but not sure who to call? Want to let dry stone wall contractors know about your Request for Proposal (RFP)? Just fill out a quick, secure, online form and it automatically goes to all our professional members.
How to Build Walls – Looking for correct how-to information? This is the place to learn how to build your own stone wall.
Photo Gallery – Get Inspired! See the stone work of certified wallers from all over North America
Stone Wall Design and Spcifications – Learn about dry stone wall design and download typical stone wall specifications and details for dry stone walls.
Sources for Stone – Stone walls take a lot of stone to build. This page lists quarries and other sources
Dry Stone Retaining Wall Specifications.
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Once you join our email list you will get a link to download the specifications. Available as a PDF or Word (DOC) file. This 11 page document contains the most detailed dry stone retaining wall specifications freely available on the internet
Give your loved one a gift with options. They can choose from a wide variety of 2019 workshops and events or use the gift certificate for merchandise in The Stone Trust online store.
Our last of the season, another fun “Intro to Dry Stone Walling”!
It might have been raining outside, but everyone stayed nice & dry inside The Stone Trust training facility, sharing camaraderie and learning to build a dry stone wall.
Stone Arch Bridge Presentation: 2:00pm Townshend VT Town Hall.
Townshend Historical Society is pleased to announce a presentation about the Townshend Stone Arch Bridges by Master Stonemason Michael Weitzner, of Thistle Stone Works in Brattleboro. Weitzner has completed an extensive Conditions Assessment of the six surviving stone arch bridges in our area; a selection of truly awesome photos from that report will be the basis of the presentation.
On a great fall weekend, participants built 14 feet of double stack wall and 25 feet of Galloway wall.
Brian Post narrates this exceptional view of the June 2018 Historic Rebuild Walling Weekend.
Brian Post narrates the 2-day process of bringing our bridge to life.
Daniel Peterson (Minnesota) is our Waller of the Month for October 2018. Click through to read more about Daniel.
See the progress through photos…
Celebrating the roots of dry stone walling and building walls to support farming and highlight the interconnection between local food and farmers and dry stone walling.