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How to design and lay a flagstone walk.
AMERICANA May-Jun 1987 (v.15#2) pg. 63

Front yard oasis. A description of a Seattle front yard filled with summer flowers. Sketches show how to make the lattice privacy screening, a trellis and how to lay a fieldstone path in a bed of sand and gravel.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1993 (v.71#9) pg. 23

Flagstone deck requires construction of a concrete foundation and perimeter wall.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1988 (v.11#10) pg. 40

Grand walk-ways. How to lay flagstone walks.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1991 (v.14#9) pg. 18

Repairing flagstone walks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #110 Jun 1969 (v.19#3) pg. 52

How to cut your own flagstone designs and lay your own flagstone over an existing concrete patio, walk or terrace.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #153 Apr 1974 (v.24#4) pg. 50

How to build a rugged retaining wall and patio with rocks and flagstones.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #197 Mar 1979 (v.29#3) pg. 54

Tips on cleaning and sealing manmade or natural flagstone patio blocks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 74

How to construct a flagstone and timber path.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #328 May 1992 (v.42#5) pg. 61

Flagstone footpath. A simple way to lay a stone path using the sand-bed method.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #371 Sep 1996 (v.46#8) pg. 44

Stone path. How to lay out, excavate and install a crushed stone path that is edged with cut stone blocks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 37

Building a raised, unmortared stone patio. A maintenance-free, dramatically different alternative to a wood deck. Advice on design and construction of the necessary retaining walls and the backfilled patio area.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #399 Jun 1999 (v.49#6) pg. 30

Flagstone entry path. Explains the building of a entry walkway of widely spaced flagstones interplanted with blue-star creeper and boardered with a variety of foliage plants.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 52

A dry-laid paver patio. How to install a smooth surface for outdoor living.
FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 32
Added Info FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 4
Added Info FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 4

Irish moss suggested as a way to keep weeds at bay around a limestone walkway.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 10

Choosing pavers for the garden. Help in selecting the one that's right for you.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 46

Tip: Use aluminum foil to form a template when laying irregular flagstone.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #33 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 16

Laying flagstone walks. Tips from a professional mason.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 46

Installing a hammer-cut stone floor. Basic hand tools produce a quartzite surface that's smooth, even and easy on the toes.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #68 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 47

A dry-laid stone stairway. Using a crushed-rock-and-gravel method to build well-drained, tightly laid outdoor steps.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 60

Tip on using concrete parking-lot bumpers as footers around outdoor stone or brick paving.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #107 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 26

Landscaping the garden path. A guide to groundcovers between stepping stones.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1992 (v.36#2) pg. 70

Recipe for aging garden pavers, bricks or stones with buttermilk and moss spores.
GARDEN GATE #8 Apr 1996 pg. 6

On the right path. Planning a garden path, its purpose, materials and safety considerations. Includes instructions for preparing a base for brick-on-sand or stone-on-mortar paths.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 24

Tip shows how to create an easy, inexpensive pathway from rock dust and flagstone.
GARDEN GATE #21 Jun 1998 pg. 5

How to lay a flagstone pavement. Suggestions on buying flagstones and information on laying flagstones in sand or concrete. Includes information on building flagstone steps.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1978 (v.2#7) pg. 36

Flagstone fundamentals. How to pave garden paths with flagstones.
HARROWSMITH #99 Sep-Oct 1991 (v.16#3) pg. 81

Steps of stone. A mason's guide to building fieldstone steps.
HOME MECHANIX #744 Apr 1990 (v.86) pg. 90

Private paths. Seven stylish paving projects for your lawn and garden. Looks at both mortared walkways and dry-laid stone.
HOME MECHANIX #763 Mar 1992 (v.88) pg. 38

How to lay a flagstone walk.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1980 (v.5#5) pg. 47

Laying a flagstone path on a base of coarse sand or stone dust.
HORTICULTURE Jul 1990 (v.68#7) pg. 38

How to lay husky and handsome flagstone steps.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #533 Oct 1972 (v.68) pg. 118

Natural paths and walkways for the garden. (1) A roll-up boardwalk. (2) Making stone pavers.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #156 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 38

Repair stone steps with mortar and a running mold (the same technique used in making plaster cornices).
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug 1975 (v.3#8) pg. 11

Patching limestone and marble stone steps.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1982 (v.10#7) pg. 133

How to build brick or stone pathways.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1980 (v.27#10) pg. 124

How to construct a circular stone patio.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1991 (v.38#4) pg. 90

How to raise and level stepping stones to restore sunken walkways.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1979 (v.152#1) pg. 90

How to cut and lay a traditional flagstone walkway.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1995 (v.172#4) pg. 108

Pathways under foot. How to excavate for and lay flagstone or concrete pavers.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1988 (v.3#3) pg. 40

Working with stone. Step-by-step photos show how to install a granite walkway.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.4#3) pg. 56

Graceful paving. Mortarless paver patios and walks are easy to design, build, and repair. How to lay bricks, concrete pavers, or cut-stone blocks on a prepared base of crushed rock and coarse sand.

How to install a stone foyer using slabs of various stones.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Summer 1979 pg. 83

Earth-toned stones for use in paving and flooring. Describes sandstone, limestone, quartzite and volcanic rock. Includes installation and maintenance tips.
SUNSET Nov 1989 (v.183#5) pg. 102