Workshop Level: 3. Up to 8 participants with Certified Instructors Brian Post and Michael Weitzner. Open to those who have taken at least two workshops, are level 1 or higher certified, or very experienced wallers. $293
Friday May 19, 2017
This workshop will teach everything you need to know in order to build strong and long lasting dry stone steps. Participants will divide up to work on building several sets of new stairs in the Master Feature Park. There will be variation in materials and methods. Learn about using equipment for moving large stones as well as techniques for moving large stones by hand. Layout, dimensions, sourcing stones, understanding how to set the elevations with a story pole, shaping the steps, and integrating them into walls will all be included.
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This workshop is intended for those wallers looking to take their stone work to the next level.
This workshop is suited for experienced wallers. The cost is $293. The workshop will run 8:30
am-4:30pm with 1/2 hour lunch break.
*Please note if you encounter errors or problems while registering please email Brian Post or call (802) 490-9607, so we can correct the problem, and improve our registration process.
See some of the other walls and features in our Masters Park:
Landscape Architects receive 7.5 credit hours for taking this workshop through the LA CES system.
About The Instructors:
BRIAN POST owns and operates Standing Stone Landscape Architecture, a design build firm specializing in dry stone construction, in Springfield VT. Brian is the only certified waller who is also a Licensed Landscape Architect. Having knowledge from both the design world and the walling world gives Brian unique insights when teaching. Brian is one of six DSWA-GB certified Master Craftsmen (Level IV) in the USA, and is also a Certified instructor. Brian is also the Executive Director of The Stone Trust.
MICHAEL WEITZNER became a full time dry stone waller in 1993. In 2003 he attained his DSWA-GB Master Craftsman Certification. He has lived in Switzerland, Spain, England, and Scotland, before settling down in Brattleboro VT. Michael has a strong interest in historic preservation and has become involved in historic bridge preservation. Michael was one of the founders of The Stone Trust in 2010, and is the owner of Thistle Stone Works. http://www.thistlestoneworks.com