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Editor's Choice: Modern Masonry Farmhouse Editor's Choice: Modern Masonry Farmhouse Online Membership Required

A retirement house in keeping with its rural surroundings conjures old-world sensibilities in modern masonry

Edging Stone Wall Capstones
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A torch and water add sizzle and pop to this bluestone's edge

Q & A: Tying a chimney to a house

Laying up Concrete BlockOnline Membership Required

Get evenly spaced courses and consistent mortar joints by using the proper layout, mortar consistency and troweling techniques

Laying up Stone VeneerOnline Membership Required

A masonry facade is an economical way to give wood-frame walls the look of solid stone

Framing a Crawl-Space Foundation

These time-saving tips make short work of setting sills, posts and girders

Laying Up Brick BovedasOnline Membership Required

Inwardly leaning arches defy gravity

Guidelines for Laying Stone WallsOnline Membership Required

Master the basics and gravity will do the rest

Bricklaying Basics
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Tools, materials and techniques for building a brick wall

Concrete and Masonry FastenersOnline Membership Required

A survey of anchors reveals some surprising alternatives to lead and plastic

Gunite Retaining WallOnline Membership Required

Sprayed-on concrete does more than just line swimming pools

K'angOnline Membership Required

An under-the-floor masonry stove

From Boulders to Building BlocksOnline Membership Required

How a traditional stonemason quarries and dresses sandstone

The Fireplace ChimneyOnline Membership Required

Flashing and capping are the tricky parts of the job

Building a FireplaceOnline Membership Required

One mason's approach to framing, layout and bricklaying technique

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