Dry stone walling articles

Nov
19
2017
Sophie Paterson

Join our new online community Living Low Impact

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We’re excited to introduce our new Facebook group Living Low Impact – and you’re invited! Read more …

Oct
5
2017
Andy Smith

How to build or repair a dry stone wall

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Dry stone walling involves either stripping and rebuilding existing walls that have fallen into disrepair, or gapping – repairing gaps where the wall has collapsed. Fewer new walls are built, although foundations sometimes have to be relaid. Read more …

Mar
14
2017
Sophie Paterson

Career change? Interview with Amanda James about becoming a dry stone waller

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In a society increasingly out of touch with the joy of crafting and building by hand, making a transition to gain new skills and work within a traditional rural craft can seem at once appealing and daunting. Read more …

Jul
28
2016
Sam Harrison

Volunteer at a crofting / educational centre in the Highlands and learn about the ‘shieling’

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This is a farm-based education organisation.  Our story is the ‘shieling’ – a tradition where folk went up to the hills with the livestock. The shieling is a traditional practice of moving up to the high ground or moorland with livestock, to live there for the summer. Read more …

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