DRY STONE WALLING ASSOCIATION
CYMDEITHAS WALIAU CERRIG SYCHION
Cyn Canghen Gogledd Cymru
Former North Wales Branch
Baalbek - An enigma:
Vince Lee. How did the gigantic 'mexalithic stones' underpinning the Roman temple at Baalbek in the Lebabnon, get there?
Anthony G Keates. A look at the development of stone-built limekilns from early field kilns to industrial scale operations.
The Stone Bridge - part 1:
Patrick McAfee. First in a series looking at the design and build of stone bridges.
Clawdd Cuckoo Land:
Sean Adcock. Adapting Clawdd walling for cold climates at the Canadian Festival of Stone, held at St Marthe, Montreal October, 2012.
From Penrhyn, Wales to Penryn, California:
Douglas Brown. The life of Griffith Griffith from North Welsh slate to Californian Granite.
The Chelsea Trullo:
Andrew Loudon. Creating a corbelled roof for Nigel Dunnett's Royal Bank of Canada Blue Water Garden at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show.
Masterclass: Problems and planning part 2:
Sean Adcock. How poor grading can lead to poor jointing.
Rogues Gallery :
A detailed rogues gallery, a bit of a rant asking whether people get what they deserve?
BRANCH NEWS :
A brief look at the main events the North Wales Branch has lined up for 2013 and the new committee, Branch Diary 2013.
Sharps 'n' flats - A medley on flint as a building material:
A look at the history and use of flint as a building material in east Anglia.
Bakersfield? Sounds like a place in need of a bake oven:
John Shaw-Rimmington. A look at a project to build a bake oven in California.
'Fresh Footsteps Tread An Old And Well Beaten Path' - The Dry Stone Association of Ireland:
Ken Curran & Waldemar Wower. The recent birth of the Irish incarnation of DSWA by its founder members.
The Pixie Houses Of Devonshire:
Roger Perry. The stone houses used to store fire ash around Dartmoor.
Masterclass: Problems and planning part 1:
Sean Adcock. How one fault often leads to another and the importance of recognising how these develop and thinking ahead
Booklets: Codi Cloddiau/Clawdd Construction; Stonework:
Sean Adcock. What's in two booklets recently published by the North Wales Branch?
The Carlow Fence:
Fran Coady/Nick Aitken. A note on this famed Irish structure, followed by a review of a book on the same.
Tigh na Cailleach -The House of the Old Woman:
Norman Haddow. The story of the repair of an 'ancient monument' in Glen Lyon
The Physics of Dry Stone Walls (Part 2):
Theo Schmidt. The theory behind dry stone retaining walls.
Sean Adcock. Clamps and root cellars in Wales, Yorkshire and USA.
Another look at "Zippers", a type of running joint.
Branch news, contacts and diary
Closer to Home (2
). Further photos and an explanation of Closer to Home (1)
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