Terra Cotta Sept 11-12 2004 Workshop

Friday, September 10, 2004
Near Belfountain Ontario
Beginner Seminar

A number of enthusiastic men and women gathered south of Belfountain to learn how to build stone walls without mortar. Armed with some basic instructions from John Shaw-Rimmington (president of the DSWAC) they immediately put their knowledge to use and produced this dry stone wall using mostly rounded granite fieldstone.
These lucky stones get to spend the next 100 years knitted together in a beautiful and practical wall instead of being discarded along fence lines or worse, completely buried by bulldozers and backhoes.


he first day about 85 feet of wall was constructed to the north of the property entrance to Denson landscaping on Mississauga Road.


oth days were quite gruelling in the hot sun. But we all enjoyed ourselves and had a tasty BBQ lunch provided by Dale from his state of the art travelling Country BBQ truck.