This book teaches brickworking from "A-Z"...for novices to experienced pros.
Whether you're a homeowner wanting to do your own repairs, a trade apprentice seeking to sharpen your skills, or a veteran craftsman or contractor with years of experience, you'll turn to this complete guide to bricklaying again and again.
There is no more comprehensive or up-to-date reference available on the subject.Written by a pro with over 25 years in the field, "Bricklaying" features: over 560 technical drawings and diagrams illustrating technique and clear text that guides you every step of the way; skill-building projects with start-to-finish instructions; electricity and plumbing integration in brick construction; solutions and preventive methods for high-wind concerns in cavity brickwork; a table for calculating how many bricks are needed for a job; brick design for handicapped; engineering properties; essential topics such as damp-proofing, repairing and cracking mortar, window and door cutting, cleaning brick, and much more.
This is an insider's guide to every facet of the world of brickwork.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages, 563 illustrations, 20 tables
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Publication Date: 01/04/2002
- Category: Bricklaying & plastering
- ISBN: 9780071392396