The complete guide to building with rocks & stone:stonework projects and techniques explained simply


作者:by Brenda Flynn


出版社:Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.

出版地:Ocala, Fla.


ISBN:978-1-60138-780-6 ; 1-60138-780-6

This book is designed to walk homeowners through the process of developing, planning, and implementing a stone building project. Starting with the basics, you will learn about the common types of stone and where natural stone is found throughout the United States, as well as how to gather your own fieldstone. You will learn how to use stone as a building material, including where to acquire it, as well as how it is cut, sold, and used in various projects. You will learn what tools you need for stonework and how to start working with dry stone, how to work with mortared stone, and the correct way to pour and mix cement.

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  • Title(p.navPoint-2)
  • Copyright(p.navPoint-3)
  • Humane(p.navPoint-4)
  • Author’s Commentary(p.navPoint-6)
  • Introduction: The Beauty and Strength of Stone(p.navPoint-7)
  • Chapter 1: Common Types of Stone and Rock(p.navPoint-8)
  • Chapter 2: Working with Stone Tools(p.navPoint-9)
  • Chapter 3: Working with Dry Stone and Mortar(p.navPoint-10)
  • Chapter 4: Patios and Outdoor Cooking Pits(p.navPoint-11)
  • Chapter 5: Enhancing Your Landscape(p.navPoint-12)
  • Chapter 6: Building Stone Walls(p.navPoint-13)
  • Chapter 7: Creating Rock Gardens(p.navPoint-14)
  • Chapter 8: Using Stone to Build Bridges and Dams(p.navPoint-15)
  • Chapter 9: Fireplaces, Entry Gates, and Mailboxes(p.navPoint-16)
  • Chapter 10: Restoring Existing Stone Structures(p.navPoint-17)
  • Chapter 11: Caring for Stone(p.navPoint-18)
  • Chapter 12: Using Rock and Stone for Crafting and Art(p.navPoint-19)
  • Bibliography(p.navPoint-20)
  • Author Biography(p.navPoint-21)