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It seems that the country (…), with its artificial-looking raised fields, its cultivated land feeding more from the sun than from humus (…), does not engulf men in matter as much as too rich soils do ; rather, it refines them and gets them to feel more interested in the heavens than in the earth.
-Charles Teissier-
(fils de filateurs cévenols)






« It is possible to build dry stone walls without any tools at all, especially when rebuilding from an existing foundation.
But in most cases a few tools are useful and may be essential for working with some types of stone. »
Alan Brooks, Dry Stone Walling ***





L'arase

« Even the roundest stone has a flat surface if one knows how to place it. »
An old dry-stone mason from the Valence country.

« It is possible to build dry stone walls without any tools at all, especially when rebuilding from an existing foundation.
But in most cases a few tools are useful and may be essential for working with some types of stone. »
Alan Brooks, Dry Stone Walling ***



A staircase




An other "faïsse", dry-stone masonry



An other side of the craft


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Jean-Jacques ROUDIL || LOU MURAILLER || Dry-stone mason || jean-jacques.roudil@wanadoo.fr