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  1. How to Make a Stepping Stone

    Learn how to make attractive stepping stones following a simple do-it-yourself method shown by our mosaic stone expert. Made from mortar and river rock, they’re tough and durable, yet easy and inexpensive to assemble.

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  1. Tips for Hauling Heavy Stones and Concrete Block

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    Avoid back injury (and mashed toes!) when moving flagstones, stone steps and other heavy materials. A landscaping pro shows you five ways to move stone slabs and blocks safely and more easily by using a dolly, plastic pipe and special lifting techniques.

  2. How to Install Stone Facing

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    We'll show you how to install stone facing on your house. This do-it-yourself alternative to real brick and stone doesn't require a brick ledge. Unlike earlier versions of artificial stone that looked fake, newer faux stone looks almost identical to the real thing. This article explains how to install it.

  3. Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio

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    Stone is always in style, and it blends well with any backyard. We'll show you the step-by-step information on how to build a classic, squared bluestone patio enclosed by curved blue ledge stone walls. It's a great DIY project to make the most of your outdoor space.

  4. Modern Stone Installation Tips

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    Modern stone veneer is attractive, durable and nearly maintenance free. We'll have a professional show you key installation tips to apply it to your home.

  5. How to Build a Stone Path

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    Weave this flagstone garden path just about anywhere in your yard. There's no thick base to install or difficult cutting and fitting—you just lay the stone over a simple sand bed.

  6. How to Build a Wood and Stone Deck

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    Construct an eye-catching cedar deck surrounded by a veneered stone wall that provides both privacy and seating. The article includes full plans and material list, along with complete how-to instructions.

  7. How to Remove Grout Haze From Stone Tile

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    Apply a haze remover to clean off the film left from grouting porous stone tile. Prevent the haze problem with grout release, applied before grouting. Leftover grout haze can be difficult to remove.

  8. Build a Stone Patio or Brick Patio

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    Add a welcoming feature to your backyard with this attractive, long-lasting brick and stone patio. Our design easily adapts to fit your yard. Choose from a wide variety of stone types and brick styles. The result will be permanent and maintenance-free.

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  1. Stone Rune Set with Decorated Display/Storage Box

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    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - featured

    INTRODUCTION The object of this “Instructables” project is to make a set of stone runes, ( stones carved or engraved with rune glyphs), and a wooden display/storage box decorated with ancient Norse and Celtic designs to store and display the runes.  While this project employs techniques to create a s... By: rmeslinger Continue Reading »

  2. Victorian Kitchen & Bath Remodel : Facing the Retaining Walls with Cultured Stone - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Retaining walls, foundation work, and curving stairways are faced with Cultured Stone from Owens Corning. These cast cement, pumice, and iron oxide products are made in molds taken from real field stones to look like regional stones , in both shape and color.

  3. Bob Vila Radio: Stone Walls

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    FromBobVila.com

    Nothing beats the natural look of a dry-laid stone wall, but building one requires a strong back, deep pockets, and a...

  4. Engineered Stone Countertops: A Buyer's Guide

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    FromBobVila.com

    Beautiful, hygienic, and low-maintenance, engineered stone makes an ideal eco-friendly countertop surface.

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Paving Stones Placement

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    Mark Fuss of Nicolock Paving Stones explains the process of paving stones placement.

  2. Planning Your Paving Stone Installation

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    This video explains how to plan for the installation of paving stones for a patio, deck or driveway.

  3. How to Paint Stone

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    Is your old stone fireplace or stone statue riddled with chips? Apply a fresh coat of paint for an updated effect.

  4. How to Paint a Stone Fireplace

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    Learn how to paint your old stone cobble fire place.

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Blog Posts

  1. Build a Fire Ring Pit With Stone and Sweat

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    FromCharles and Hudson

    If you are looking for inspiration in home design, Houzz is a great place to start. They have more than 500,000 photos from designers that you can clip and save in your "ideabook" for easy reference. Houzz also has some great editorial pieces that cover remodeling and do-it-yourself projects. One ...

  2. Concrete Stains Can Make Plain Floors Look Like Colored Stone or Marble

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    FromRon Hazelton's Blog

    Transform oncrete floors from ordinary to stunning with stains Continue reading

  3. Walking Path Upgrade

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    Ten years ago, I installed a pathway from my house to my shop using concrete stepping- stones that looked like log cutouts. I never did like the way it turned out, and it was a monster pain to keep the grass trimmed around the pavers. I finally decided...( read more )

  4. My Best Backyard Idea Ever: Eliminate Grass Trimming

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    Well, I can't really call it my idea. But it is the best little project I've ever done in my backyard because it saves me hours of grass trimming every summer. Here's the idea. Set a row of flat stones or pavers into the soil along fences...( read more )

  5. Coverings 2012: The Ultimate Tile Experience

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    FromCharles and Hudson

    In April I had the overwhelming pleasure of being included on the VIP Press Tour of the Coverings Tile show, an international trade show for all facets of the tile and stone industry, held in Orlando, Florida. For three days I was immersed in the world of tile, and I brought back just a tiny ...

  6. Preserve and Enhance Exterior Wood With Thompson’s Waterproofing Stain

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    Fromwww.remodelingguy.net

    I’m a fan of wood decks. First of all, I love outdoor spaces and when we’re at our home in Punta Gorda, FL we spend as much time outside as we can, even in August!  Secondly, compared to other outdoor surface options such as brick, stone , or concrete, I much prefer to work with wood. [...] The post Preserve and Enhance Exterior Wood With Thompson’s Waterproofing Stain appeared first on www.remodelingguy.net .

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