It was surprising to see that the insides of several of the baraccas on Menorca were formed with large stones that were cut 'squarish', having ashlar surfaces and that a lot of attention had be paid... Continue reading
http://www.lithica.es/pedreres-Ing.html We visited S´Hostal yesterday which is a fascinating sandstone quarry located 1km from the centre of Ciutadella on the east side of the island of Menorca. Quarrying began over two hundred years ago here... Continue reading
We travelled today in Mallorca from Deia to Lluc by bus. It was thrilling ride accented by hundreds of terraced walls, towering rock faces, tunnels and scenic vistas of the valley The whole way we... Continue reading
The Kerry Landman Memorial Tree was completed yesterday afternoon. Jordan Mason and Eric Landman both laboured many days on this fantastic project. A number of their walling friends and family were able to come and help... Continue reading
Setting the stones so that they were on an oblique angle to the vertical thrust of the Gothic openings in this whimsical greenhouse structure was a technique which perfectly suited the dry stone greenhouse project... Continue reading
Rick Palidwor an independent film maker and Manager of Creative Classes for Hart House at the University of Toronto filmed and interviewed many people during the three days of extensive walling activities at the 2011... Continue reading
The colourful patterned asymmetry of the flora combines with the random design of Andrew's stonework. To build a wall like this is requires flair and controlled abandon. Andrew's wall has none of the busy look one... Continue reading
Andrew Currie is a 60 year old Scottish dry stone waller and stone mason who lives on a horse farm with his wife Rebecca Currie, raising a breed called 'Canadians' on Salt Spring Island in... Continue reading
Some time ago, while working on a dry stone wall project at a cottage up in Port Carling Ontario I experimented with building a free standing stone arch under water. I gathered about a dozen... Continue reading
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