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Concrete Handbook for Artists: Technical Notes for Small-Scale Objects
Concrete Handbook for Artists: Technical Notes for Small-Scale Objects
by Andrew Goss
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From the Introduction: In writing this book I have imagined the reader as a creative person, perhaps an artist, who would like to try concrete and needs technical information. I have tried to write the book that I wished I had when I started working in... (read more)

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Concrete Countertops: Designs, Forms, and Finishes for the New Kitchen and Bath
Concrete Countertops: Designs, Forms, and Finishes for the New Kitchen and Bath
by Fu Tung Cheng
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This book reinvents the countertop with a single material: concrete. Concrete Countertops is an essential book for architects, homeowners and contractors who want to learn how to design, form, mix, pour, color, trowel, inlay and finish decorative... (read more)

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Masonry: The DIY Guide to Working with Concrete, Brick, Block, and Stone
Masonry: The DIY Guide to Working with Concrete, Brick, Block, and Stone
by John Kelsey
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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... (read more)

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The Stonebuilder's Primer
The Stonebuilder's Primer
by Charles K. Long
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THE STONEBUILDER'S PRIMER, is a highly readable account of a couple's effort ot build 'a house that will outlast anything made of wood.' The author describes the complete building process in clear, easy-to-follow steps.... (read more)

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Working with Tile (Taunton's Build Like a Pro)
Working with Tile (Taunton's Build Like a Pro)
by Tom Meehan
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Relatively affordable as DIY projects go, tiling is also one of the most popular among homeowners. New tile can cover a multitude of sins and transform a space — from tiny entry to spacious kitchen — in a matter of hours, if it’s done... (read more)

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Building with Stone
Building with Stone
by Charles Mcraven
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Concrete and steel may weigh as much, but nothing can rival stone for its beauty and durability. Building with Stone ia an introduction to the art and craft of creating stone structures and projects by a man who has made stonecraft his vocation... (read more)

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Cordwood Building: The State of the Art (Natural Building)
Cordwood Building: The State of the Art (Natural Building)
by Rob (edt) Roy
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Cordwood masonry is an ancient building technique whereby walls are constructed from log ends laid transversely in the wall. It is easy, economical, aesthetically striking, energy-efficient, and environmentally sound. Cordwood Building collects the... (read more)

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The Art & Craft of Stonescaping: Setting & Stacking Stone
The Art & Craft of Stonescaping: Setting & Stacking Stone
by David Reed
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This handsome book explores dry-stacked stonework, the perfect craft for any homeowner with a yard or garden. With a few basic tools, a pile of stone, and this book, anyone can create stone walls, benches, paths and patios, culverts, steps, and more. How-... (read more)

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Better Homes and Gardens Masonry and Concrete Step-By-Step (Better Homes & Gardens Step-By-Step)
Better Homes and Gardens Masonry and Concrete Step-By-Step (Better Homes & Gardens Step-By-Step)
by Better Homes & Gardens
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Illustrated techniques to install, repair, replace, maintain, and improve patios, driveways, steps, walkways, walls, and more.Step-by-step format provides basics for beginners and reassurance on complex projects for more experienced DIYers.Clever ideas... (read more)

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Masonry Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton's Complete)
Masonry Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton's Complete)
by Cody Macfie
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Installing a beautiful walkway made of pavers, creating a dramatic brick-covered wall, or even repairing foundational cracks to preserve your home—projects like these are easier than ever for DIY-ers with Masonry Complete, today’s most... (read more)

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Landscaping with Stone
Landscaping with Stone
by Creative Homeowner
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Landscaping with Stone Landscaping with Stone introduces you to the latest trend: using natural stone as an important element in home landscapes. Youll learn the basics of designing and working with stone and how to use stone in walkways, patios, and... (read more)

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Ultimate Guide: Walks, Patios & Walls (Ultimate Guide)
Ultimate Guide: Walks, Patios & Walls (Ultimate Guide)
by Creative Homeowner
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WALKS, PATIOS & WALLS provides the design and technical information you need to enhance your landscape and outdoor living areas with walkways, patios, and garden walls. - Dozens of design ideas you can use in your yard - More than 500 photographs... (read more)

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Listening to Stone
Listening to Stone
by Dan Snow
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A master craftsman provides us with the timeless wisdom he has gained from heaving and hewing stone. In his highly anticipated second book, Vermonter Dan Snow once again proves that he is not just one of America's premier artisans, but also one of our... (read more)

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Complete Guide To Masonry and Stonework - With DVD (10 Edition)
Complete Guide To Masonry and Stonework - With DVD (10 Edition)
by Editors Of Creative Publishing
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No projects offer more aesthetic or financial satisfaction than DIY masonry and stonework projects. Homeowners can routinely save thousands of dollars in labor costs by buying and installing materials that are now readily available for routine purchase... (read more)

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Concrete at Home: Innovative Forms and Finishes: Countertops, Floors, Walls, and Fireplaces
Concrete at Home: Innovative Forms and Finishes: Countertops, Floors, Walls, and Fireplaces
by Fu Tung Cheng
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Fu-Tung Cheng's surprise bestseller Concrete Countertops paved the way for a fresh look at a familiar surface. His new book moves beyond the kitchen and transforms this commonplace material into an elegant medium that can be used throughout the house... (read more)

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Easy Concrete: 43 DIY Projects for Home & Garden
Easy Concrete: 43 DIY Projects for Home & Garden
by Malena Skote
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Creating with concrete is easier than most do-it-yourselfers imagine, and the results can be spectacular and practical. With beautiful photography, Easy Concrete makes the material truly inviting, and the simple instructions cover everything from... (read more)

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Paths, Patios & Decking
Paths, Patios & Decking
by Paul Wagland
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Nothing showcases a garden's beauty and brings out its relaxing and reinvigorating qualities like Paths, Patios, and Decking.  No matter the size of your garden, this detailed, generously illustrated guide has simple and effective advice on creating... (read more)

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Walls, Walks & Patios: Plan, Design, Build
Walls, Walks & Patios: Plan, Design, Build
by Creative Homeowner
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In this book you will find all you need to know to build landscaping walls, walks, and patios to transform your yard into a beautiful outdoor room. You'll learn how to plan these structures, as well as all the construction techniques required to create... (read more)

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Foundations and Concrete Work (For Pros/By Pros)
Foundations and Concrete Work (For Pros/By Pros)
by Fine Homebuilding
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The For Pros By Pros titles are compilations of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, selected by the editors of the magazine and organized by subject. New articles from recent issues of the magazine have been added to this edition of Foundations and... (read more)

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Home How-To Handbook Tile (Home How-To)
Home How-To Handbook Tile (Home How-To)
by Rick Peters
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The latest entry into the Home How-to Handbook series by esteemed do-it-yourself author Rick Peters covers one of the most versatile and useful materials for home remodeling: tile. With the practical advice provided here, anyone can begin laying tile... (read more)

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