Trail U 557 - Stonework for Trail Work

Workshop Number: 
557

In this two-day technical rock work course, students will learn how to set stones, construct stone crib/retaining walls, and install rock steps to help prevent erosion on steeply graded trails. Topics include how to set a base tier, achieving solid points of contact, avoiding running joints, and proper backfilling for walls. Use rock bars, pick mattocks, and mash hammers while utilizing native fieldstone as a building material. The course also includes an introduction to basic stone shaping hammers and their aid in the construction process.

Registration for this course is by invitation only.

Workshop Date: 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 9:00am - Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 4:30pm
Duration: 
2 days
Location : 
Greenwood Lake, NY
Workshop Fee: 
Free
Workshop Status: 
Closed
Maximum Attendees: 
5
Level: 
Intermediate
Membership Required?: 
Yes
Coordinator: 
Larry Wheelock
Instructor: 
Jolly Rovers
Need more information? Please contact: 
Larry Wheelock, [email protected] or 201-512-9348 x16
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