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Publisher Comments:

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin Library provides a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Why Build Stone Walls?

Getting to Know Stone

Finding a Source for Good Stone

Tools and Techniques for Handling Stone

Staying Safe

Cutting and Shaping Stone

Building a Drystone Wall

Building a Mortared Wall

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580172653
Subtitle:
Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-217
Author:
Mcraven, Charles
Author:
McRaven, Charles
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt.
Subject:
Stone walls
Subject:
Construction - Masonry
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - Masonry
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
House
Subject:
HOME / Outdoor
Subject:
Recreational areas
Subject:
Home Construction-Masonry and Concrete
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
HOUSE & HOME / Outdoor & Recreational Areas
Subject:
Technology & Engineering : Construction - Masonry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
bulletin
Series:
A Storey country wisdom bulletin ;
Series Volume:
55A-217
Publication Date:
19990111
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.48x6.18x.10 in. .10 lbs.

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