Irish Stone Walls: History, Building, Conservation (2nd edition)

Irish Stone Walls: History, Building, Conservation (2nd edition)

By: Pat McAfee (author), Pat McAfee (illustrator)Paperback

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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 Author

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. 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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781847172341
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781847172341
  • weight: 322
  • ISBN10: 1847172342
  • edition: 2nd edition

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