Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Masonry & Stonework: Includes Decorative Concrete Treatments (Black & Decker Complete Guide)
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This revision of Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Home Masonry updates much of what made the original book a best-seller, but also answers the latest building trends by featuring exciting new information and projects . In addition to the tried and true project information on building with concrete, brick and block, the book features all new, state-of-the-art information on decorative concrete finishes, including acid coloring, stamping, and using cementitious paints. Another new section shows easy methods for casting concrete in forms to create countertops, garden benches, and other accessories. Also included are new projects for building retaining walls with tumbled concrete block, facing concrete slabs and steps with natural stone and ceramic tiles, and creating outdoor rock gardens.
23/06/2006 2:13 PM Page 57 Bevel Make slopes 1⁄8" per foot Transfer the measurements for the side forms from your working 6cutting sketch onto ⁄ " exterior-grade plywood. Cut out the forms along the lines, using a jig saw. Save time by clamping two pieces of ply- form boards for the risers 7BevelCut to fit between the side forms. the bottom edges of the wood together and cutting both side forms at the same time. Add a 1⁄8" per foot back-to-front slope to the landing part of the form.
remaining powder sifting the pigment through your fingers. Save over bare or light spots, then float again. Avoid overabout a third of the product for a second coat. working the concrete with the float, as that may cause bleed water to rise and dilute the color. 72 p72 Job no:8047 Title : CPI_HI0518_Home Masonry Client : PRO_VISION Scn : #175 Size : 209.55(w)274.637(h)mm Co : M8 C0 O/P: V0 Dept : DTP D/O : 21.06.06 (Job no:000000 D/O : 00.00.01 Co: CM0) Text black Job no:8047 Scn : #175
23/06/2006 8:36 PM Page 145 How to Install Brick Veneer Story pole Sill extension Topcourse line Topcourse line Ground level all siding materials in Precut the bricks to follow the 1brickRemove the area you plan to finish with 2 slope of the sill and overhang veneer. Before laying out the the field brick by 2". Position this a story pole long enough 3the Make to span the project area. Mark pole with ⁄ " joints between project, cut the sill extension from a pressure-treated 2 × 4. Tack
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working. 177 Job no:8047 Title : CPI_HI0518_Home Masonry Client : PRO_VISION Scn : #175 Size : 209.55(w)274.637(h)mm Co : M8 C0 O/P: V0 Dept : DTP D/O : 21.06.06 (Job no:000000 D/O : 00.00.01 Co: CM0) Text black p177 166-201 23/06/2006 9:49 PM Page 178 Update the exterior of your house with brick, stone or stucco veneer. Whether installed to cover an unattractive foundation or to accent an otherwise ordinary exterior, veneers add color and texture to your house. They also add weight to