Dry Stone Walling Bursary Training Portfolio
16.07.18 - 12.07.19
Workbook Two consists of five questions. Together the questions cover a range of topics that are useful to a dry stone waller. Questions 1 & 2 cover the classification of rocks and how to calcuate the volumes & tonnage needed for building a dry stone wall. Questions 3 & 4 cover the structure of a dry stone wall and the potential faults that could occur for a number of reasons. The final question looks at how a dry stone wall provides habitat for a variety of organisms.
The answers are mostly highlights and are not intended to give a full understanding of all the topics covered. Instead they serve as an introduction that should be build on over time and with experience.
Workbook 2: Faults
Select a length of existing wall (anywhere) and identify the faults you can find on it. Take a photograph of it, attach the photo below and show the faults.
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Projects covered include:
- Free estimates & quotations
- Traditional dry stone walling
- Retaining Walls
- Cheek ends / wall heads
- Garden walls
- Field Walls
- Gap Repairs
- New walls with new or reclaimed stone
- Boundary walls
- Ornamental walls feature walls
- Dry stone walls with mortared coping stones
- Mortared walls
Areas We Cover
Lancashire boroughs of
- Blackburn with Darwen
- and further afield ...
Services also extended to our nearest neighbours in:
- Hebden Bridge
- Sowerby Bridge
- ...and everywhere within that geographical circle