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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in earthworks.

A dry stack wall is simply stacked rocks that form a wall without using mortar or other type of cement.

They are very useful simply as walls or for retaining soil, letting water drain freely through the rocks. Here is a cool use for one! Interesting keyhole hugelkulter design

Here is a dry stack retaining wall that meets the criteria:

More about dry stack retaining walls.

Here Paul discusses a dry stack wall that he and Jocelyn put up in just a few hours that will probably last for decades! The dry stack part starts at 2:10.

To get certified for this BB, your wall should be at least 2 feet tall and 4 feet long with three pics.  

  - Your area before starting
  - Progress about half way through, showing some of the rocks stacked
  - Finished project
A timing clock, fuse wire, high explosives and a tiny ad:
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