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Feb 23, 2018

What should be used to fill large voids within a small 2'widex3'tall brick wall?

I have this little retaining wall which is 2 bricks (lengthwise) wide and the mortor joint between them (on the top of the wall) has crumbled. When I

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Feb 23, 2018

Upset remodeler

We recently added to our 37 year old Kings Mtn White Rockface brick home. The new brick matched perfectly for about the first 6 weeks. Now it has yellowed

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Feb 23, 2018

Rinos Masonry

we do all type of masonry we have 25 yers exp we guarante for the job

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Feb 23, 2018

Learn Masonry Tips and Tricks for FREE

Learn Masonry Tips and Tricks for FREE at www.bergwall.com. There is over 2 hours of HD Video Clips showing users everything about Masonry starting with

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Feb 17, 2018

Tinus

My fireplace is full of smoke, I did extend my chimny today.

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Feb 17, 2018

Andy Just - General Forman

Hello, I am a General Forman for Action Equipment and Scaffolding of Bismarck, ND. I run a skilled and efficient crew and we are always on the lookout

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Feb 17, 2018

1860

We have been renovating an 1860 house. The basement has soft brick which we understand needs to breath. Unfortunately, this also means that moisture

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Feb 17, 2018

Journeyman Mason

My name is Jered i am 35 years old .I have been doing masonry since i was 18 just out of high school. My family and I live in New Hampshire and this is

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Feb 17, 2018

Architect Brian

Hi, I'm working on the design of an existing building renovation. The exterior wall is made of plaster and metal lath on the inside, wood furring strips,

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Feb 17, 2018

homeowner

I had a brick wall rebuilt,now there is a white powder on the repaired bricks. how do i safely clean it off?

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Feb 17, 2018

Michigan

I am a Michigan Builder and was looking for a way to better my business. Took the course and has really helped me become a better company all around. Charlie

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Feb 17, 2018

Dennis

I have been doing masonry work for about 8 years and have never been able to find a way to become certified other than joining e union. I came across Charles

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Feb 17, 2018

Corner Poles

Bon Tool invented the corner pole in the early 1960's. This was a revolutionary design at the time that saved bricklayers time and money and also decreasing

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Feb 17, 2018

Source of reclaimed bricks?

Hello, We live in Green Pond, NJ - an old Dutch community which once had a fair amount of Arts and Crafts cottages. Our house was built in 1965 so is

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May 24, 2015

MASONRY CONTRACTOR

I was in the masonry field for over 40 years I owned a commercial masonry company for 25 years. I come out of a family of masons and that's the way it

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May 24, 2015

Slab on grade foundation footing?

Hi, I am really excited about building a shop on our property. I'm sure everyone is working to get the most bang for their buck these days as am I. I

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May 24, 2015

Ric Hubbard, President, the Hubbard Jointer Co., Inc.

My Story is about masonryworktools.com. I occasionally scan the web just to be sure my website is working and up to date. Several times I have seen your

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May 23, 2015

How Solid the Foundation under It All?

What are the requirements for a solid cement foundation under the firebox (700 pounds) and the masonary heat chamber? Footing depth; 8 inch block?, re

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May 23, 2015

Leaning chimney

Inside my house, in the attic area,the chimney is leaning. Someone said it is supposed to, to assist with draw. Another person said it is falling down.

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May 23, 2015

Laborer trying to become a mason

I have been working with my father in laws masonry company as a laborer and have become quite interested in working my way up to becoming a mason. In my

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May 23, 2015

Compare Husky Pressure Washers with Dewalt, Ryobi, Generac, Northstar

The real facts about Husky Pressure Washer, Dewalt, Ryobi, Northstar, Generac, Troy buit etc.

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Apr 16, 2014

Commercial Business Liability Insurance

Commercial Business Liability Insurance

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Mar 20, 2012

home owner

Can an exterior brickface (NOT REAL BRICK / STONE)home be cleaned / power washed

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Mar 20, 2012

Shower pan

What is the proper cement or mortar mix to lay down a shower pan? Underlayment is black paper and hot mop. Tile will be placed on top of pan as final

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Mar 20, 2012

Home owner of historic home

I recently purchased a 115 year old double wyth brick home in northern Michigan. The bricks on the exterior wall are in pretty good shape. It has been

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Mar 20, 2012

General Contractor

I work in Maryland and Virginia. 35 years ago I started as laborer/gofer for a mason who spent a lot of time training me on how to prepare the brick,

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Mar 20, 2012

commercial bread oven

can masonry mortar be use for bakery oven? can it be subjected to fire if so what temperatur

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Mar 20, 2012

UNIRULER

Hello We just wanted to inform you of our new product called the UNIRULER!! It is the first folding ruler of its kind. Having the ability to scribe

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Mar 20, 2012

homeowner

what would be the total diameter of chimney with a 13x13 inch clay flue liner. thanks

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Mar 20, 2012

dual termination (same fuel type) in to single flue

Hello, I have a question with regards to national code standards and what they say about terminating like fuel burning devices in to a single flue. My

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Mar 20, 2012

Housewife

We have discoloration on the inside brick, where the fireplace opening is. What can we clean that brick with

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Mar 20, 2012

Charlie Cummins owner of brickcertification.com and thank you for having me on your great website.

My story is this. In addition to Training People to lay brick, block, and stone, I have now started a Consulting for Brick, Block, and Stone Contractors.

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Mar 20, 2012

My Question

What is the gap tolerance between flue lining and cylder block wall

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Mar 20, 2012

My Question

What is the gap tolerance between flue lining and cylder block wall

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Mar 20, 2012

Tools

What is Bavel? What is American Bond?

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Mar 20, 2012

chimney construction

what is refractory morta

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Mar 20, 2012

housewife

I am making bird bath's, it calls for concrete but I was told to use mortar. Would this work considering it will have water in it. Can I seal this like

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Mar 20, 2012

4 inch split block veneer

I have never seen a technical explanation of the correct way to build a corner lead when using 4 inch split faced block to veneer a house or building.

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Mar 20, 2012

Block and Clay flue Gap

Hello I am building a chimney and I am using 8x8 chimney blocks and 8x8 clay liners. There is a 1 inch gap between the two and I would like to know what

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Mar 20, 2012

Who is the man on your video on Youtube ? he is amazing !

Hi Charlie, the guy on your video is amazing!, what nationality is he and whats his name?. Thanks Andy.

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Mar 20, 2012

Looking for work

Im in the black hills area im pre-apprentice about a year of exp. worked under Glenn Becker at Boxelder Jobcorps. If Anybody has leads Please e-mail me

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Mar 20, 2012

what is carotex

what is carotex and can you still get it if not is there any thing like it i can use

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Mar 20, 2012

Setting up your line..

having just built my very 1st pillar would like to see how you set up line for building a wall etc..

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Mar 20, 2012

Building an Exterior Chimney and Interior Fireplace on 2nd Floor

Can I build an exterior chimney and install an interior fireplace on the 2nd floor of the house with no footer under the actual fireplace? Is there a

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Mar 20, 2012

Adding a hearth to Pier/Beam structure that has plywood subfloor

Hello from Austin Tx. We're redoing our fireplace in travertine and adding a hearth. The complication is the house is on pier/beam and has a plywood subfloor.

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Mar 20, 2012

Wishing Well

Hey guys, my wife wants me to build a wishing well out of brick. I have never done this before, but have the confidence and talent to pull it off - with

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Mar 20, 2012

Where did the name come from?

Why are they called Masons

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Mar 20, 2012

r williams

I have removed loads of ivy that was growing on the front wall of my house,however this has left loads of fibers that are ingrained into the brick. Can

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Mar 20, 2012

Home owner replace brick and cap to chimney

How do I build a concrete cap for my fireplace. I'm replacing 9 courses of brick at top of chimney, their is about 10 of space between the flu and the

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