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Learn to build and repair dry stone walls. Fully illustrated, step-by-step guide.
An online guide containing everything you need to know about dry stone walling - learn the history of walls in the countryside, how to build or restore a dry stone wall, as well as their conservation value. Loads of information about dry stone wall styles and features across the UK and Ireland, and much more.
*You get full access to all of our other handbooks too!
What you get for your money
Loads of background information - dry stone wall history, conservation, dating, the law, flora and fauna, safety, tools and equipment.
Building a wall
Clear, step-by-step instructions on all aspects of building a dry stone wall - stone selection, walling procedure, building on slopes, and much more.
Features & furniture
Design and construction of wall furniture and features such as smoots, stiles and gates, cairns, pillars, arches, steps, seats and so on.
The original, printed TCV handbook "Dry Stone Walling" contained 160 pages. Every one of these pages is included in these digital versions. Your subscription would also give you unlimited access to all of our practical conservation handbooks.
There are over 2,000 illustrations covering all 10 handbooks. These will be constantly added to and improved. We will also add photographs and videos to bring the pages to life.
The Practical Handbook series was started in the 1970s, with most of the original titles remaining in print throughout, and new titles being added over the years. There has been a rolling programme of revision with most printed Handbooks now in their umpteenth edition.