The Owner Builder's Guide to Stone Masonry

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The Owner Builder's Guide to Stone Masonry

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By Ken Kern, Steve Magers, and Lou Penfield

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From simple stone walls to elaborate homes and studios, this is the ideal book for any DIY builder interested in working with stone.

Thanks to its utility and cost-effectiveness, stone is an ideal construction resource for the astute owner-builder. Cheap and readily available, rock can be gathered from streambeds, abandoned quarries, and open fields with relative ease. In fact, you'd be hard-pressed to find a natural landscape devoid of building stone. In this book, beloved home-building expert Ken Kern teams up with fellow stone masons Steve Magers and Lou Penfield to present the ultimate guide to DIY stone masonry.

"The Owner-Builder's Guide to Stone Masonry "is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of building with stone. Everything from detailed information on sourcing, sorting, and selecting stones, to the various methods of building with stone. There are even chapters on building fireplaces, steps, floors, and arches.