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Building with Stone - CHARLES MCRAVEN

Building with Stone

Paperback Published: 8th January 1989
ISBN: 9780882665504
Number Of Pages: 192

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Enhance your life with beautiful and durable stone structures. With easy-to-follow instructions and an approachable style, master stonemason Charles McRaven guides you through a variety of building projects that include walls, dams, bridges, and more. As alluring as a warm stone fireplace, McRaven’s contagious love of materials and respect for careful craftsmanship captivates and inspires. You’ll discover the beauty that can be created with simple materials, honest labor, and concentrated patience.

Introduction: The Stones Remain
Stone as a Building Material
Acquiring Stone
Tools for Stonework
Drystone Work
Mortared Stone
Building a Stone Wall
Corners, Buttresses, Intersecting Walls
The Arch, Lintel, Keystone Span
Gates, Windows, Doors
Building a Barbecue Pit
Stone Fireplace
Laying Flagstone
Root Cellar
Stone Bridge
Stone Dam
Springhouse, Well House
Stone House
Stone Barn
Restoration
Glossary
Index
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ISBN: 9780882665504
ISBN-10: 0882665502
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 8th January 1989
Publisher: Storey Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 21.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised