Author(s): Cody Macfie
This book is included in this authoritative guide to masonry are 850 step-by-step photos and 35 detailed illustrations. The author Codie Macfie will give readers the feeling of having a stonesman "friend" at their side, ready to share the secrets of his trade. Installing a beautiful walkway made of pavers, creating a dramatic brick-covered wall, or even repairing foundational cracks to preserve your home - projects like these are easier than ever for DIY-ers with "Masonry Complete", today's most comprehensive reference on masonry. Written for both beginner and advanced home improvers, this complete masonry guide delvesinto buying the right tools, setting up safety precautions, pouring concrete, building a stone fireplace, and more. With Cody Macfie's step-by-step approach and you-can-do-it attitude, readers will feel confident to tackle any project, deal with challenges should they arise, and proudly net a finished product in less time than imagined.
Cody Macfie is an experienced mason. He runs two businesses, Steep Creek Stoneworks, which specializes in stone construction, and French Broad Stone Supply, a building- and landscape-stone materials company. His work has appeared in publications such as Fine Homebuilding magazine.