The Stone Restoration Handbook

The Stone Restoration Handbook: A Practical Guide to the Conservation Repair of Stone and Masonry

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Paperback Published on: 14/05/2015
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Whether you are an artisan, an architect or a homeowner, The Stone Restoration Handbook demonstrates the best approach and techniques to use when preserving and repairing historic buildings. It introduces the materials and the processes, and explains the proven methods to conserve, repair and restore stone, masonry, statuary and monuments. This new book is packed with illustrations, examples and advice on stone selection and working, lime and mortars, pointing, cleaning and repairing mortar and stone. It guides you through assessing the job on the first site visit through to discussing the options and difficulties you can face. This is essential reading for those who care for and repair historic buildings and monuments.

  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781847979070
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Weight: 746g
  • Dimensions: 260 x 215 x 16 mm

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