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Author Macfie, Cody, 1976-

Title Taunton's masonry complete : expert advice from start to finish / Cody Macfie ; photography by John Ross.

Publication Info. Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, [2012]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 KTC Book Collection  693.1 M169t 2012    ---  Available
Description 249 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Taunton's complete
Note Includes index.
Summary "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 comprehensive reference on masonry. Written for both beginner and advanced home improvers by a second-generation stonesman, this complete masonry guide delves deeply into everything, including buying the right tools, setting up safety precautions, digging a footing, pouring concrete, building a stone fireplace, repairing old masonry, and more. With Cody Macfie's step-by-step approach and you-can-do-it attitude, readers will feel empowered and confident to tackle any project, deal with challenges should they arise, and proudly net a finished product in less time than imagined"-- Provided by publisher.
"This volume is a comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-use reference for homeowners covering all home masonry projects from the most basic to advanced"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Designing with Masonry -- Tools and Techniques -- Materials and Methods -- Planning and preparation -- Dry-stack retaining wall -- Stone patio -- Brick veneer -- Steps with walls -- Block wall with stucco -- Brick walkway -- Mailbox column -- Manufactured stone fireplace -- Fire pit with seat walls.
Subject Masonry -- Amateurs' manuals.
Added Title Masonry complete
Fine homebuilding.
ISBN 9781600854279 (pbk.)
1600854273 (pbk.)

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