Scottish master craftsman gathers examples of dry stone features round the world to spread the word about the delights of this ancient craft.
Friday, 2 December 2011
There are many ways to build a cheek end of a wall. Normally in the UK there is an upright post for a gate , which means that the stonework has to be perpendicular. A single large rock with at least one third of it underground is a very satisfying way to achieve this. This example is in a field close to Auchterarder in Perthshire shows how to deal with a fence which does not continue from the wallend.
The next few entries will show other ways of finishing a wall.