Building concrete walks, driveways, patios and steps.
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Published by Portland Cement Association in Skokie, Ill .
Written in English


  • Sidewalks -- Design and construction,
  • Driveways -- Design and construction,
  • Patios -- Design and construction,
  • Stairs -- Design and construction,
  • Concrete construction

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Edition Notes

SeriesConcrete information
ContributionsPortland Cement Association.
LC ClassificationsTE291 B85 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18336508M

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