Irish Stone Walls PDF ePub eBook

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Irish Stone Walls free pdf Number One Bestseller A unique history and 'how to' book on one of Ireland's most distinctive landscape features - the stone wall. The Irish countryside is a patchwork of over 250,000 miles of stone wall. Built from local stone according to the style of each region - dry stone in the West and the Mourne mountains or mortar elsewhere - these walls are an intrinsic part of the landscape. This unique guide by expert stone mason Pat McAfee covers the history of this ancient tradition, giving illustrated examples and step-by-step instructions on constructing, conserving and repairing stone walls of all types - whether dry stone or mortar. It includes: * History of stone in Ireland * How to build dry stone and mortar walls * Basic and more advanced techniques * Dos and don'ts of repair work * Appropriate conservation methods

About Pat McAfee

Pat McAfee is a stone mason and lectures widely, both in Ireland and abroad, on all aspects of stonework. You can visit his own website here.

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Author : Pat McAfee
Publisher : O'Brien Press Ltd
Data Published : 07 March 2011
ISBN : 1847172342
EAN : 9781847172341
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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