Drystone Masonry Resources:

These are some of my suggested drystone masonry resources. They are the books, videos, and organizations I find the most helpful.

The books are listed by author and title with a link to them on Amazon. The manual Dry Stone Walling: A Practical Handbook is available in the U.S. from The Stone Trust. It is also available in Europe from the Dry Stone Walling Association.

The DVD’s are listed by title with a link to their North American format site. Other formats are available in England from the Dry Stone Walling Association.

My videos are listed on their Youtube link.

The organizations are listed by their name with their website link.

Book Titles and Amazon links:

Ken Taylor: Celestial Geometry

Dan Snow: Listening to Stone

Dan Snow: In the Company of Stone

Andy Goldsworthy: Stone

                                  : Wall

                                  : The Andy Goldsworthy Project

                                  : Arch

Jane Gitlin: Fireplaces: A Practical Design Guide to Fireplaces and Stoves

Mariana Cook: Stone Walls: Personal Boundaries

Edward Burtynsky: Quarries

Martin Brennan: The Stones of Time: Calendars, Sundials, and Stone Chambers of Ancient Ireland

William Hubbell: Good Fences: A Pictorial History of New England’s Stone Walls

Alex Patterson: Field Guide to Rock Art Symbols

Lew French: Stone By Design

Carolyn Murray-Wooley and Karl Raitz: Rock Fences of the Bluegrass

Jean Clottes: World Rock Art

David Corio & Lai Ngan Corio: Megaliths

UNESCO: World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide

Anna Sofaer: Chaco Astronomy

David Reed: The Complete Guide to Stonescaping

Richard Tufnell: Building and Repairing Kentucky Rock Fences

Alan Brooks and Sean Adcock: Dry Stone Walling

DVD Titles and links:

Stone Rising: The World of Dan Snow

Andy Goldsworthy Rivers & Tides

The Mystery of Chaco Canyon

Drystone Joe video links:

DIY Drystone Retaining Wall, Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina

Organizations with Drystone Masonry Resources and links:

Dry Stone Walling Association

Stone Foundation

Trow & Holden

American Society of Landscape Architects

World Heritage Sites

The Stone Trust

Drystone Joe

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