Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

It was a thoroughly unremarkable spot, a wood-railed gate in the stone fence...it's a verra humbling experience to have to stand here and explain to one of your father's tenants just what ye did that's about to get your arse scalded for ye."...quote from Dragonfly in Amber

51
10
from This Old House

How to Build a Stone Wall

Learn how to build a field stone wall with step-by-steps from TOH TV landscaper Roger Cook. | Photo: Russell Kaye | thisoldhouse.com

2.3k
179

dry stacked stone wall and steps. I really have a thing for beautifully dry stacked stone!

209
21

dry stone wallFor added stability dry stone walls are built wider at the bottom and taper toward the top. Image: outofoblivion.org.uk Stonexus Magazine, very inspiring!!!: www.stonefoundation.org

451
30

I like this a lot...closely resembles an outdoor place where I had lunch while on a day trip of Pompeii/Sorrento, Italy

83
8

rough stone wall detail using all of the existing stone on site. This wall runs the length of the rear boundary as shown on plan.

129
15

pennsylvania bluestone drystack wall. This would be nice for your courtyard walls (capped with coping).

990
66
1

Google Image Result for http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-48URGQvpZfA/TZm2zyDy8GI/AAAAAAAADTo/fBQ6-k2nJ8g/s1600/dry%2Bstone%2Bwall.jpg

209
17

"Cheating" for a dry stack wall: foundation layer of concrete for extra stability.

750
40

Mixed field stone wall, mixed colour and mixed sizes, mostly round

229
12