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

By Chris Daniels

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ISBN: 9781847979070
PUBLISHED: 14/05/2015
PAGES: 224
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 564 colour photographs

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. Packed with illustrations, examples and advice, it guides you through assessing the job on the first site visit through to discussing the options and difficulties you can face.

Contents include:

  • Surveying for a conservation report
  • Setting up workshop and tools
  • Stone selection and working
  • Lime and mortars
  • Pointing
  • Repairing mortar and stone
  • Cleaning
  • Consolidation
  • Casting
  • Scagliola

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Latest Reviews
" This book is well illustrated, including many photographs showing close detail. While his target readers will be those who are training in the craft of masonry conservation, this is an easily accessible book from which conservation professionals too could benefit. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Context magazine of IHBC

" Daniel's approach is direct and practical, giving advice on how to address emergencies and cope with accidents, as well as setting out the ideals. The book is well illustrated, including many photographs showing close detail. While his target readers will be those who are training in the craft of masonry conservation, this is an easily accessible book from which conservation professionals too could benefit. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Context magazine of IHBC

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