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Be a MasonOur homes, businesses, and other buildings would not exist without the expert craftsmanship of dedicated trade workers. In this book, readers will learn what it is like to work as a mason. They will find out what masons do each day, what kind of education is required to become a mason, and much more. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.
Stone House ConstructionA comprehensive study of Australian stone building techniques in a residential context, for people with an interest in building or renovating.
NEW - Manual of Natural StoneNatural stone is one of the oldest building materials of all, and yet it still offers immense architectural potential. With the right expertise, architects can effortlessly fulfil contemporary requirements and create outstanding buildings - from solid to mixed constructions, and even curtain façades. Atlas Naturstein reveals planning principles for building with natural stone, and provides information on processing techniques and expansion details. Examples of real-world projects show how natural stone can be used in a variety of applications to create outstanding architecture.
Art and Craft of StoneworkShows readers a variety of techniques used to shape and place stones in their yards and ideas for creating paths and walls.
The Craft of StonemasonryTechniques are explained here with an accessible but detailed approach, and supported by step-by-step photographs.
Artisans of AustraliaIn this video, six Australian artisans talk about their craft, showing the various processes in which they are involved.
Timbercraft (18 min.) -- Stonecraft (14 min.) -- Glasscraft (20 min.) -- Ironcraft (16 min.) -- Solid plastering (13 min.) -- Decorative paint work (15 min.)
Lime in MortarTraining video covering the effects of lime in water,
from Polytechnic West
Masonry Anchors Visual Training AidVideo topics include: mechanical anchors, chemical anchors, construction chemicals, anchor selection, heavy duty anchors, medium duty anchors, light duty anchors, safe working loads, installation of mechanical anchors, and installation of chemical anchors.