Stone
Masonry

FROM THE GROUND UP

 

30 min, on DVD w. Eye of the Beholder (30 min.)



Stones growing out of the ground?......The Core: liquid rock, volcanos

Igneous to sedimentary ......Metamorphics: mix and match

Hardness vs Applications: Granite to Sandstone to Soapstone

Rubble: from field to wall .....The Shapes of Things .....Bearing down on it:

sizes, shapes, & strength .....Still Standing: offsets over stacks

Interlock Bonding......Coursed Rubble......Ashlar: the outer Limit

Cut vs Natural......Less is More: Joints, Mortar, exposure

Simple tools, sophisticated eye for line .....Design choices: themes, schemes

and consistency (or not)......Putting a cap on it: the top course

 

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Stone Masonry

 

THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

 

30 min, on DVD w. From the Ground Up (30 min.)

 

 

The Stone Store and one-stop shopping .....Variety by the pallet, quarried,

crushed or cut, ideas free ..... Pointing to the finish .....Ribbons and flows

Mortar Joints: the Lean, the Fat, and the Ugly .....Corners inside and out

Terminations ......Archways and the balance of power ......Welcome Walls:

Variations on Entryways ......Defining space: Stonemasonry as a landscaping art

Curves one way or another ......The fine points: decorative trim

Sills and Edging .......Caps & Crowns ...... Stepping up to it

From whence they came; pathways and rock gardening ......Fountains

 

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