Thursday, September 27, 2012

StoneWURX Festival Sept 2012

StoneWURX Festival Sept 28th 29th 30th 2012
Hosted by Ground Effects Landscapes Hanover Ontario Canada

Andrew Loudon And Dean McLellan (Host or the Stone WURX event)  Front of Stable Building.

Inside, left to right Bill Noble (Master) Stephen Harrison (Master) Philip Dolphin (Master) outside wall.

My first night (Tuesday) on the site, and they made all of us steak dinner, salad and fresh apple, pancake and one other pie I never saw (it went so fast)

Then Bill and his family sang some songs

Lydia Noble You Tube

Bill and Curthbert You Tube

Front of building

Wednesday Next day lunch fit for a king!

Yummy - of course my plate. Those who know me know I love food. Yes I went back for seconds. Lasagna, salad and buns.

Philip Dolphin working on back section of wall. Philip has been working this section on both sides. Amazing speed. 

Tracey Blackwell (Advanced soon to be Master) working on left both inside and out. Andrew Loudon (Master) working on Right side. Brian Fairfield's hiding behind Loudon's section on the inside.

The gang in front of a dry laid stone cottage Dean (our host / in charge of the build)
 More to come. Thank you to my wife who has taking on my chores at our farm to allow me to attend this once in a life time opportunity with some of the best of Dry Laid Stone Masons of our time. I couldn't further my eduction with out such a supportive partner.

Please take a moment to see the farm blog she writes. Many thanks to her for incuraging me to start this blog and coming up with the name.

Meadow Creek Farm Blog

Copyright 2012 Mark Jurus, Rockin Walls. 


  1. Thanks for posting Mark, wish I was there. We sure tried hard. T.J.

  2. you look like you're having a GREAT time!! keep having fun!