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Stone Masonry Stone Restoration Handbook

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ISBN-10: 1490960759

ISBN-13: 9781490960753

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ron O'Connor, Clifford O'Connor

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Stone Masonry - Stone Restoration Handbook.By Ron O'Connor.This book has been written by a Master Mason as guidance for the Stone Restoration Industry.It shares information and experiences that are usefulto Professionals and Academics, as it raises awareness of practical issues that need to be considered when making decisions about stone.It offers insight and practical advice to Stone Masons, Students, and many otherassociated participants. The skills, procedures, and techniques highlighted should help to facilitate Surveying, Draughtsmanship, Stone Production, and Fixing.The author's character and reflections, about the evolution of stone masonry, also add interest.There is guidance for…    
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Book details

List price: $40.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 7/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.38" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Ron O'Connor was born in 1938. In 1953 when he was 15, he became an Indentured Stonemason Apprentice, with the South Western Stone Company, where his Grandfather had worked, and Father and two Uncles still worked. He was trained as a Banker Mason, and then spent time outside Fixing, before returning to work in the Setting-out Shop, progressing to the Drawing Office as a Draughtsman.He attended the Hammersmith College of Building, Arts and Crafts.During his apprenticeship he obtained;1st class Intermediate Certificate, 1st class Final Certificate,1st class Full Technological Certificate of the City & Guilds Institute. He won many Trade and School prizes, culminating in First Place in the…