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Gravity is Your Mortar: Dry-laid Stone Wall Building Workshop

Saturday, June 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$160 - $200

Learn the basics of building free-standing dry-laid stone walls under the instruction of a stone wall professional with over 20 years experience.

Students will learn how to sort & choose stones, use gravity to create a stable structure, and carve their initials in the new wall.

Saturday & Sunday, June 23 & 24, 10am-4pm
$200 per person/$160 (WKC members)
Ages 17+
Limit: 10 students

This workshop is FULL. In case of bad weather, please contact us to see if has been rescheduled with room for more registrants.

(Raindate for severe weather: June 30 & July 1, 10am-4pm)

Bring your own lunch, gloves, heavy boots, and a stone hammer (if you have one).
Instructor Pat Ryan has been building stone walls since 1995. His stonework can be found at Brewery Ommegang, the Lakeview Event Center (in Laurens), and at numerous private residences and religious communities. Based in Oneonta, Pat travels the world looking at stone ruins.

Details

Date:
Saturday, June 23
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$160 - $200
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Venue

West Kortright Centre
49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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Phone:
607-278-5454