The Complete Guide to Masonry & Stonework With DVD

The Complete Guide to Masonry & Stonework With DVD

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. This book includes traditional techniques for laying concrete adapted to the special needs of ordinary homeowners, but also features cutting edge materials and techniques, such as tumbled concrete pavers, acid-etching for colored concrete slabs, and important green paving options, such as rain-garden arroyos and permeable pavers. Several cutting edge projects are included, such as polished concrete countertops and stamped concrete walkways. A complete outdoor kitchen project, ideal for a patio, is also included. DVD add-on product includes real-time demonstration of crucial techniques, as well as the entire print edition in electronic form.


  • Inspirational ideas for masonry and stonework projects
  • Save thousands of dollars in labor costs by installing materials yourself
  • Projects feature both traditional and cutting-edge techniques and materials
  • DVD with real-time demonstrations for crucial techniques is included


  • Completing masonry or stonework projects
  • Choosing the best design
  • Sourcing the best materials
  • Using the best tools


  • (1) Instructional DVD
  • (1) Complete Outdoor Kitchen Project
  • (1) Complete outdoor kitchen project


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