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Stone Primer

By Charles McRaven

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Published By
Storey Publishing, LLC
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Number Of Pages
272
Publication Date
July 30, 2007
ISBN
9781580176705

Stone Primer

By Charles McRaven

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Add touches of durable elegance to your home and yard. This introduction to stonemasonry covers everything you need to know to plan and execute a variety of stonework projects that range from a simple countertop to a complete stone shed. Learn how to choose the proper stones for each project and what tools you need to shape and fit them properly. With stunning photography and profiles of master craftsmen, Stone Primer is both a practical handbook and an inspirational guide for the budding stonemason.

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“Handsomely illustrated with drawings and photographs that include the work of prominent craftsmen and women, this book provides its readers with the knowledge to create basic stone structures and critique the work of craftsmen.”

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Stone Primer offers both ideas and guidance to homeowners interested in utilizing stone, indoors and out.”

Michigan Gardener

 

“…illustrates the inspirational and practical ways to build with stone.”

Home & Design Magazine

 

“Stone is a common material that can create things of uncommon beauty.  Charles McRaven celebrates the artistry behind those accomplishments in Stone Primer.”

Akron Beacon-Journal

 

“McRaven offers the guidance you need to make your stone dreams a reality.”

Countryside and Small Stock Journal

 

With a very insightful discussion on types of stone and its properties, [Stone Primer] is peppered with great tips and insights.”

Library Journal

 

“There’s subliminally appealing about a first-rate book on stonework, and Stone Primer is just that….Stone Primer is an uncommon find.”

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Product details

Published By
Storey Publishing, LLC
Categories
Number Of Pages
272
Publication Date
July 30, 2007
ISBN
9781580176705

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