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Written by Alan Brooks and Sean Adcock this is the fourth edition of this extensive handbook on dry stone walling. Often referred to as the "bible" by wallers this handbook covers every topic related to proper dry stone walling. See Description below for more details.
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Written by Sean Adcock. This helpful guide focuses on common problems in walling and how to avoid them. It is filled with examples of poor walling and side by side comparisons of correct and incorrect technique. A very valuable guide. The content found here is not available in any other book.
The author has made the content of this book available as a free PDF file available here.
Published 2012 by the North Wales Branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.
Back cover excerpt: This book is an approachable and fascinating look at the traditional craft of dry stone walling. Written in plain language, it offers a practical guide to the techniques used in different parts of the country and gives background detail which explains the simple principles involved and shows why walls have developed in their own characteristic ways.
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