October 2006 Table of Contents

Apprentice of the Month: Austin Rising Apprentice of the Month: Austin Rising

At just twenty-four years of age, Austin Rising is already known by many people in Central Kansas as both a fine young man and a fine young mason. Read more

Restoration of the Historic St. Mark's Church

Extensive repairs were performed using hammers, chisels, and other manual tools after an exhaustive evaluation was conducted to determine the proper methods and materials. Read more

Secrets of the Successful Subcontractor

The American Subcontractors Association's Web-based learning series offers educational opportunities while sitting in your office. Read more

The Mason's Tool Bag Table Saws

New models with special features. Read more

New Products

Give yourself an edge by staying on top of the latest masonry materials, tools, equipment, and services. Read more

Cold Weather Equipment

Weather Proof and Protect Read more

Certified Residential Masonry Contractors

The Contractor Certification Program can help even the most experienced mason improve his long-range business planning. Read more

Building a Masonry Firebox with Refractory Mortar Building a Masonry Firebox with Refractory Mortar

Hydraulic-setting and premixed versions are available. Read more

World-Class Competitions World-Class Competitions

The 2007 World of Masonry/World of Concrete in Las Vegas will feature two exciting and entertaining special events specifically designed for mason contractors. Read more

Show Floor

More than 250 exhibitors will be displaying products, services, machinery, and technologies for the stone industry. Read more

StonExpo 2006

More than 6000 stone professionals will head to Las Vegas for the annual event. Read more

Terra Cotta Transformation

Painstaking process using innovative techniques returns a Utah landmark to its originally-designed condition. Read more

Troubleshooting Troubleshooting

Piers & Columns, Copings & Caps Read more

Stone Sanctuary

A Mormon temple in Southern California bucks tradition with rose hues and a style that reflects the area's Spanish-influenced architecture. Read more

Working Towards a Solid Future Working Towards a Solid Future

Has our society become so dazed by information that many can't differentiate truth from fiction. Read more

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