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Pep1: Dry Stone Stacking

 
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dry stack stone

white belt-
make a pile of building stone, packing/hearting, through stones, and copestones to be used on a dry stack wall project
help with the construction of a double stack wall
repair a damaged dry stack wall
dig out and tamp a foundation for a dry stack stone wall
participate in the construction of a keyhole garden or an herb spiral using rock walls
build a raised bed garden with rock walls
make a single stack wall 2 feet tall or less for garden edging on your own
build a dry stone fire pit

green belt-
cut stone to fit an outer face of a stone wall
build a a keyhole garden or an herb spiral on your own
build a double stack wall on your own, at least 20 feet long and 4 feet high (not including capstones)
Build a dry stack foundation for a rocket mass heater
Build a structurally sound fence/border at least 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide
Build a stone walkway

brown belt-
Build a Dry stack foundation for a shed/small structure
Build a double stack wall on your own, at least 50 feet long and 4 feet high (not including capstones)

black belt-
Build a dry stone shed/small stucture, at least 8x10 feet
Build a dry stone archway


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