This book shows all the tools, materials, and techniques needed to build a variety of popular masonry and concrete projects, including walls, patios, and sidewalks. Comprehensive planning and design chapter helps readers successfully prepare for a wide range of projects. Detailed instructions - supported by numerous photos and illustrations - explain and show readers how to complete every job successfully. It includes priceless tips on maintaining and repairing masonry to ensure a long and attractive service life for every project. It is a must-have resource for anyone thinking about do-it-yourself concrete and masonry projects.