The Masonry Heater Association of North America – Masonry Heater Trade Association of with AR Stonemason is a member. Excellent resource of all things related to masonry heaters.
Thinking With My Hands – Wonderfully informative blog of John Shaw Rimmington. Dry stone mason and president of Dry Stone Walling Across Canada.
Rumford Fireplace – A more efficient fireplace design invented by Count Rumford in the 1780’s. Rumford fireplace have a vertical back, are taller and shallower than typical fireplaces allowing for greater reflection of heat into the room.
The Stone Foundation – A excellent organization keeping the art of the stonemason alive.
Stone Fest – Annual gathering of stone masons and stone carvers in Issaquah, Wa.
Masonry Heaters: Designing, Building and Living with a Piece of the Sun (Book) – Modern book on all the considerations that go into designing a building a masonry heater for you home.
The Book of Masonry Stoves: Rediscovering Old Ways of Warming – Excellent book providing background and history of all forms of masonry heaters
Earth School – Richard Cleveland’s school of traditional and wilderness skills. Located in the Appalacian mountains, Richard Cleveland teaches skills, relationship and interaction with the earth. He has been a wonderful and important teacher to me.
Woven Branches – Website to Washington based teacher Erin Adams. Erin teaches traditional skills, Basketry, Herbalism and energetics. She is an amazing teacher that I highly recommend!
Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies – School of Herbalism and Botany where I completed my first year apprenticeship. Located in Portland, Oregon.