Farm and Home Concrete
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Farm and Home Concrete Handbook provides detailed information about concrete for your farm or home. It emphasizes slabs on the ground, such as driveway or livestock feedlot floors. You will learn what cement is and how the ingredients in concrete work together.
Filled with illustrations and examples this publication describes and shows all major aspects of building with concrete on the farm—estimating, ordering, site preparation, forming, placing, reinforcing, finishing, curing, weather precautions. Designs and construction instructions for walls, silos, and other structures are provided. Appendixes offer more information, instructions, and designs.44 pp, 8 1/2 x 11, illus, softcover, 1989 ISBN 0-89373-079-3 Return to Construction on the Farm