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Stonework Techniques and Projects

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ISBN-10: 0882669761

ISBN-13: 9780882669762

Edition: 1997

Authors: Charles McRaven, Elizabeth McHale

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Written for beginners, Stonework introduces all the techniques required to enable the reader to build walls, seats, bridges, pathways, pools, waterfalls and take full advantage of this very versatile material.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 1/10/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
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.

Acknowledgments Introduction: Why Stone?
Working with Stone
Types of Stone
Sources of Stone
Handling Stone
Selecting Stone for a Project
Cutting and Shaping Stone
Stonework Projects
Basic and Inspired Walls
Retaining Walls
Entryways
Stone Steps
Stone Projects for the Backyard and Beyond
Stone Bridges
Stone Interior
Spaces Appendix
Glossary
Index