2013 Dry Stone Workshop at English Harbor Art Center
5-day Dry Stone Wall Building With Dan Snow Sunday July 28 - Thursday August 1 Fee: $550.00 A collaborative design process culminating in the hands-on creation of a dry stone structure. Instruction in design will include site assessment, 3-D modeling and guide frame set-up. Instruction in building with loose stone will include identifying each stone for its best use, applying the four basic principles for strong construction, and practicing safe methods for shifting and lifting stone. One day of the workshop will be devoted to working in nature to create a temporary environmental art piece. PARTICIPANTS: Max 8
2-Day Weekend Dry Stone Wall Building with Dan Snow Saturday August 3 - Sunday August 4 Fee: $300.00 Group construction of a free-standing dry stone wall. Participants will learn basic skills for building a straight section of a 4' high fence. Three different styles of construction will be discussed; Galloway, doubling and singling. Skills learned can be applied to retaining wall construction, as well. PARTICIPANTS: Max 8
Details and registration information available on the English Harbour Arts Centre website.