The complete guide to building with rocks & stone: Stonework Projects and Techniques Explained Simply

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Humans have been building with stone for thousands of years, dating back to the ancient pyramids and the Sphinx. You can bring the aesthetics of stonework to your house and property with help from The Complete Guide to Building with Rocks & Stone. This book is designed to walk homeowners through the process of developing, planning, and implementing a stone building project. Starting with the basics, you will learn about the common types of stone and where natural stone is found throughout the United States. You will learn how to use stone as a building material, including where to acquire it, how it is cut, sold, and used in various projects. You will save significant money and increase the value of your house by building your own stone structures in and around your home. This book provides detailed instructions that make seemingly complex projects easy. You can enhance your backyard with the addition of a stone patio, arch, barbeque pit, rock garden, and a pond, complete with a stone bridge. If you have an existing stone structure on your property, you will learn how to restore it and give it the face-lift it needs. Additionally, dozens of stonecutting experts were interviewed for this book, providing insight and experience in using stone as a building material. With this book, you will learn how you can start using stone for everything from new projects to restoring existing stone structures.
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title The complete guide to building with rocks & stone : Stonework Projects and Techniques Explained Simply
title_alt The complete guide to building with rocks & stone, The complete guide to building with rocks & stone :
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