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In these collected articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, professional builders, masons, and engineers show you how to mix and cure concrete for lasting installations, build a concrete or block foundation, avoid the most common mistakes in concrete and masonry, build a foundation on a sloping site, insulate and drain foundations, even in the coldest and wettest climates, make a permanent wood foundation, and work with concrete to build retaining walls and driveways.
Here is professional guidance for anyone planning to build, repair or renovate foundations, driveways, retaining walls and other concrete structures. Readers learn all about how to use, mix and cure concrete. Thirty-two complete articles from builders, masons and engineers show how to lay out a site, pour footings, slabs and walls, design forms, insulate masonry wallsplus how to avoid common mistakes. Color throughout.
About the Author
"Fine Woodworking "was launched in 1975 in response to the lack of quality woodworking resources available. With a circulation of 287,000 woodworkers of all skill levels, the magazine has become the #1 source of how-to information on techniques, tools, finishing, and inspiration.
Since 1981, the pages of" Fine Homebuilding" have inspired and instructed people who care about quality of home improvement and construction. With a circulation of more than 300,000, the magazine is the premier source for information on how to build projects better, faster and more efficiently.