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Title:
Ortho's all about masonry basics.
Author:
Ortho Books.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, IA : Ortho Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"All new edition"--cover.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:

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ISBN:
9780897214384
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Thorough expert descriptions of successsful techniques for creating patios, walls and paths of brick, block, stone and concrete.


Table of Contents

Planning and Designp. 4
Bricks and Paversp. 6
Block and Stonep. 8
Landscape Designp. 10
Drawing a Planp. 12
Planning the Jobp. 14
Laying Out Masonry Projectsp. 16
Concrete Foundations and Slabsp. 18
Tools for Concretep. 20
The Hard Facts About Concretep. 22
Post Footingsp. 25
Wall Footingsp. 26
Perimeter Foundationsp. 28
Slab Foundationsp. 30
Backyard Basketball Courtp. 40
Concrete Walkp. 41
Building Concrete Stepsp. 42
Brick, Stone, and Tile Patiosp. 44
Designing and Planning a Patiop. 46
Setting Bricks or Pavers in Sandp. 48
Stone Walksp. 51
Dry-Set Flagstonep. 52
Tiling Over a Concrete Slabp. 54
Asphaltp. 57
Masonry Wallsp. 58
Tools and Techniquesp. 60
Preparing to Build a Brick Wallp. 62
Laying Brick in Mortarp. 64
Building a Brick Wallp. 66
Building a Block Wallp. 68
Building an Interlocking-Block Retaining Wallp. 71
Working with Stonep. 72
Mortared Stone Wallp. 74
Dry Stone Wallp. 76
Glass Blockp. 77
Applying Stuccop. 78
Repairsp. 80
Stopping Leaksp. 82
Patching Concretep. 84
Repairing Stepsp. 86
Resurfacing Concretep. 87
Chimney Repairsp. 88
Stains, Spalling, and Efflorescencep. 90
Replacing One Brick or Blockp. 92
Repairing Asphaltp. 93