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Building with Stone

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ISBN-10: 0882665502

ISBN-13: 9780882665504

Edition: 2nd (Reprint)

Authors: Charles McRaven, Chandis Ingenthron, McRaven Moore, Linda Moore and Charles McRaven

List price: $17.95
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An introduction to the art and craft of creating stone structures with step-by-step project instructions.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 1/8/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.05" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Charles McRaven is a stonemason and blacksmith, nationally known for building and repairing dozens of stone structures and log homes. He has written extensively on stone, including the books Building with Stone and Stonework, and articles for Country Journal, Fine Homebuilding, and many regional magazines. He lectures and conducts workshops and private courses in stone construction. Charles lives in Virginia.

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