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The Art of Building a House of Stone: Using an Advanced Slipform Technique

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We have always loved the look and feel of stone houses. They have an ageless quality that stands in contrast to the built in obsolescence prevalent in today's world. Thirty plus years ago we built own stone house. We researched the available methods, and settled on the slip-form technique popularized by Scott and Helen Nearing. We made several major improvements including better slipforms, creation of a reveal at face of the stones, and foam insulation built into the walls. We have organized our book into two parts. Part I: The Art of Building a House of Stone details an Advanced Slipform Construction Technique from the gathering of stones to the construction of finished structures with a special section detailing building Garden Walls. Part II: From Dream to Reality - Building Our House chronicles our building experience in the summer of 1979 and offers comments gleaned from living in our house. We are not sure how this book will appear on your Ereader. It looks pretty good... More > on the Nexus 7.< Less
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  • By Joe J Mineer
    Jun 28, 2016
    Because the Internet provides such a huge amount of free information, it would take a really good book to get me to buy it. This is that book. If this one does not convince you to make your next house stone, nothing will!
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Product Details

ISBN
9781257134984
Edition
Ebook edition, 2013
Publisher
Joe Kohler
Published
December 31, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
18.38 MB

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Printable? Yes
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