In the previous post we took a look at the need for erosion control in our project area
and the tools that we would use in building our dry stack stone walls.
The posts to date in this continuing series are:
This series is directed to the owner builder rather than the professional stone mason.
Let's look now at the stone we are using, where it came from,
and how we determined where to have it dumped,
so that it would be readily accessible but not in our way.
In the photo above we are well into our project
and we have just gotten the last of our three 14.5 ton loads of stone.
I have created a pathway where I can easily use the hand trucks to carry stone
or roll it down the hill if they are too large for the hand truck.