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Masonry : the DIY guide to working with concrete, brick, block, and stone

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Masonry : the DIY guide to working with concrete, brick, block, and stone
Title
Masonry
Title remainder
the DIY guide to working with concrete, brick, block, and stone
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Masonry provides clear, accessible instructions that readers can use to do popular masonry projects the right way themselves. This book shows how to design, build and repair masonry like an expert, with the latest techniques and materials, step-by-step directions, safety advice, and hundreds of color illustrations"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
693/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TH5313
LC item number
.M3522 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
handbooks
Series statement
Homeowner survival guide
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Masonry
  • HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / Masonry
Label
Masonry : the DIY guide to working with concrete, brick, block, and stone
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
pt. 1. Masonry techniques. A masonry tool kit -- Working with mortar -- Repairs to brick -- Mending concrete -- First aid for holes in asphalt -- Homemade concrete in convenient batches -- Removing stains and blemishes -- Fastening to masonry -- pt. 2. Building with concrete. What goes wrong and why -- Preparing for the project -- Forms for slabs -- Pouring and finishing the slab -- Building a patio -- A driveway that lasts -- Sturdy footings for strong walls -- Shaping concrete into decorative blocks -- Making adobe -- pt. 3. Mastering rugged materials. Choosing bricks -- Bricks for patios and walkways -- Selecting and shaping stone -- Salvaging stone -- Fasteners for masonry -- Breaking up masonry -- Erecting scaffolding -- pt. 4. Building with brick, block, tile, and stone. Paving a path or patio -- Building a brick wall -- Veneering a concrete slab with tile -- Veneering a house with brick -- Paving with stone -- Constructing walls of natural stone -- Concrete block for economical construction -- A brick and block barbecue -- Decorative brick -- A serpentine wall -- Building brick arches -- Constructing stone arches
Control code
2011041873
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
263 p.
Isbn
9781565236981
Lccn
2011041873
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Masonry : the DIY guide to working with concrete, brick, block, and stone
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
pt. 1. Masonry techniques. A masonry tool kit -- Working with mortar -- Repairs to brick -- Mending concrete -- First aid for holes in asphalt -- Homemade concrete in convenient batches -- Removing stains and blemishes -- Fastening to masonry -- pt. 2. Building with concrete. What goes wrong and why -- Preparing for the project -- Forms for slabs -- Pouring and finishing the slab -- Building a patio -- A driveway that lasts -- Sturdy footings for strong walls -- Shaping concrete into decorative blocks -- Making adobe -- pt. 3. Mastering rugged materials. Choosing bricks -- Bricks for patios and walkways -- Selecting and shaping stone -- Salvaging stone -- Fasteners for masonry -- Breaking up masonry -- Erecting scaffolding -- pt. 4. Building with brick, block, tile, and stone. Paving a path or patio -- Building a brick wall -- Veneering a concrete slab with tile -- Veneering a house with brick -- Paving with stone -- Constructing walls of natural stone -- Concrete block for economical construction -- A brick and block barbecue -- Decorative brick -- A serpentine wall -- Building brick arches -- Constructing stone arches
Control code
2011041873
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
263 p.
Isbn
9781565236981
Lccn
2011041873
Other physical details
col. ill.

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