SP 17 Building Stone Steps

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Friday July 14

9:00 AM  –  4:00 PM

Safely learn the science, art and methodologies to construct stone steps.  The class will be a mix of classroom lecture and hands-on. At the conclusion of the workshop, you will have built a stone installation at the Arboretum’s outdoor stone work classroom as well as havelearned the steps, tools, time, and budget you will need to complete your own project. Participants should bring work gloves, water and sturdy footwear.

“Drystone Joe” Dinwiddie has been leading workshops on drystone masonry since 2001. His mission is to empower and inspire others by teaching globally-informed drystone masonry, to share images of stonework, and to leave a legacy of stone installations. He is a certified instructor by the Drystone Walling Association of Great Britain and lives in Black Mountain, N.C.