Art & Craft of Stonework
"Go beyond our
own primer on drystacking, Stonescaping, with
artistic inspiration, instructions,
recipes, and projects for
both dry-stack and mortar techniques."
Masonry Engineering Handbook
Engineering Handbook provides the coefficients,
tables, charts, and design
data required for the design
of reinforced masonry structures."
Tile (Fine Homebuilding)
"Michael Byrne's Setting Tile is packed with more than enough
information for those thinking of taking on a tile job in their
and Concrete Work
"The For Pros
By Pros titles are compilations of articles from Fine
Homebuilding magazine, selected by the editors of the
magazine and organized by subject."
manuals from Edition Detail have set new standards
in the field of specialist
literature, becoming an indispensable
part of any architect's library."
"One of the few
books written by a master mason and masonry teacher,
this text covers basic masonry skills such as plan
cleaning masonry and concrete work in detail."
Masonry Design and Detailing
"After the engineer
had mastered the basics and could design a masonry
building using the equations
then, with that understanding and
experience, could make use of the design tables in this book."
Building with Masonry: Brick, Block &
"Provides all the
basics on tools and materials, estimating materials
needed for any project, descriptions and diagrams of bond patterns
and wall types, fundamentals of laying brick and block, and
clear, useful information on
masonry repair and restoration for preexisting work."
Building Stone Walls
"Basic tools, basic
techniques, illustrations and photographs, and
all the planning and safety instructions you will need
build a variety of stone walls."
Building With Stone
"Building With Stone is an introduction to the art and craft
of creating stone structures and projects by a man who has made
stonework his vocation."
Stonework: Techniques and Projects
step-by-step instructions for twenty-two attractive
projects, including garden
paths and walls, porches, pools,
seats, waterfalls, and even a bridge."
Basic Concrete Engineering for Builders
"The clear instructions,
and simplified explanations along with excellent diagrams,
charts and graphics helped even me comprehend the
complexities of concrete
engineering into a language that any builder
could understand and actually apply on the next job."
a homeowner wanting to do your own repairs, a trade
apprentice seeking to sharpen
your skills, or a veteran craftsman or
contractor with years of
experience, you'll turn to this complete
guide to bricklaying again and again."
Simplified Design of Masonry Structures
volume provides a thorough grounding in the design of
masonry structures for buildings —with clear and easy-to-grasp
coverage of basic materials, construction systems,
industry standards, and simple computations
elements of commonly used forms of masonry."
Masonry & Concrete Construction
Masonry and Concrete Construction is an excellent
introduction to the many forms of brick, block, and
concrete materials applications."
The Art of the Stonemason
"The author, a fifth-generation
master stonemason who has worked on the
U.S. Capitol building as well
as numerous edifices in his native Scotland, has
compiled an impressive guide to both building and restoring stonework."
The Art & Craft of Stonework
"Go beyond our own
primer on drystacking, Stonescaping, with
artistic inspiration, instructions,
recipes, and projects for both
dry-stack and mortar techniques."
Formwork for Concrete
"This is a classic
text for concrete formwork design. It is loaded with
including step-by-step design
of wall forms, many useful tables regarding
allowable spacing/loads on plywood, joists, and stringers."
home using logs, adobe, stone, cordwood, rammed earth,
or earth-sheltered methods for less money and lower energy
Includes information and diagrams detailed
construct seven different homes."
for estimating the cost of nearly any type of masonry
work. Covers takeoffs, estimating mortar, wall reinforcements
and treatments, labor
and material costs, and how to bid competitively."
Basic Masonry (Sunset New Basic)
"If you know
absolutely not the first thing about masonry, here's
excellent basic starter book
from the editors of Sunset Magazine
that includes clear explanations
of tools, materials, and step-by-step
guidelines for a wide range of masonry projects for the do-it-yourselfer."
Cement Concrete Pavements
"For government or
company engineers in charge of civil engineering projects,
explains the design, construction, monitoring, and maintenance
cement concrete pavements."
Reinforced Concrete Design (5th Edition)
straight-forward, step-by-step, problem-solution format—with
an abundance of fully-worked
sample problems—this book provides an elementary, non-Calculus,
practical approach to the design and analysis
of reinforced concrete structural members."
"Reviews the principles underlying structural masonry
design, based on theoretical and experimental research of the
past three decades, during which the principles of structural
engineering have been applied to stone buildings."
Masonry [MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION]
"Includes information on the new international building code,
business planning, job interviewing, as well as an Industry
Equipment [MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION]
"Provides detailed coverage
of heavy equipment and trucks. Concerned with
management, purchasing, maintenance,
use and new product evaluation, as well as
with trends in industry, government and the economy."
"CD Estimator provides
85,000 construction costs for new construction, remodeling,
renovation and insurance repair, electrical, plumbing,
HVAC, and painting. It also features the National Estimator
program to help you figure out how much the work should cost