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Bricklaying

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ISBN-10: 0071392394

ISBN-13: 9780071392396

Edition: 2002

Authors: Peter Cartwright

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This is a complete guide to bricklaying for the homeowner, trade apprentice and right through to the most qualified craftsman and contractor.
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 4/12/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Brickwork -- The Basics
Introduction
Electricity Bricks Mortar Tools Bond
Cutting Bricks with a Bolster or Saw
Poor Bonding
Introductory
Skills Holding the Trowel
Knocking Up a Mortar Board
Picking Up Mortar from the Board
Throwing Out a Mortar
Bed Grasping the Brick
Buttering the Perpend
Buttering the Back Perpend
Laying Bricks
Laying Bricks
Working Forward
Finding the Bond Vertically
Gauging Brickwork for Length
Gauging Brickwork for Height
Setting Out the Job Introduction
Construction Site
Set Out Corners
Internal Corners Moving up in Stepping
Foundations Working
Out Window and Door Heights
Brickwork and Meeting upwith Soffits
Window Heights Brickwork in Difficult Situations
Gauging Windows in Difficult Positions
Window and Door Sills Tricks of the Trade
Making Sure Doors are Plumb, Level, and Square Laying of the Sill
Buttering of Sill
Bricks Gauging
Difficult Sills
Justifying a Gauge
Toothing Corners
Bonding Internal Walls
Tingle Piers
Bonding Engaged Piers with Queen and King Closures
Scaffolding Introduction Using the Brick Elevator
Cavity Brickwork
Introduction
Construction of a Cavity
Brick Base Laying Cavity
Brickwork Structurally
Bond Beams on Cavity
Brickwork Cavity Brickwork--Used to Retain
Using Blocks as Beams
Inside Replacing Cleaning Eyes with Closures
Full Brickwork Fitting a Power Meter Box into 8" (200 mm)
Brick Wall Bricking Up to Installed Boxes
Using a Meter Box Bracket
Fitting Plumbing and Electrical into Full Brick Construction
Miscellaneous Applications
Curved Walls
Squint Corners
Laying Hard Up Underneath Ant Cap From the Outside Removal of Chipped or Cracked Bricks from Existing Brickwork
Damp Proof Courses
Introduction
Fitting DPC into Raked Ceilings
Fitting DPC into Single-Skin and Brick Veneer
Fitting DPC over Windows and Doors
Replacing Damp Course in Brickwork Weep Holes
Blocklaying
Introduction
Laying the Bed Joint for Blocks
Laying Concrete Blocks
Block Window Sills
Fitting DPC at Floor
Height or Below Setting up
Profiles on Clay or Concrete Blockwork Working from the Inside
Set out Vertical Steel Fittings and Clay Blocks
Fitting of Steel Fitting Windows KO Beam over Openings Window and Door Heads of Clay or Concrete Block Fitting Steel Door Frames in Concrete or Clay Blockwork
Constructing Block Retaining Walls Rebating to Allow Wall Drainage
Advanced Construction
Introduction to Advanced Construction
Lintel Construction Arch Supports Cutting Brickwork on the Rake Brick Ramp and Adjoining Steps
Brick Miter Box Miter Corners Brick Cap for 11 1/4" (350 mm)
Piers Fitting Ant Capping Working Out a Brick, Block, or Clayblock
Gable Without Trusses in Place Setting Up for Uneven or Sloping Sites Using a Calculator
Arches Setting Up Arch Forms
Bay Windows Introduction External Brick Corners on Bay Windows
Setting up Profiles Running Back to a Door Frame in a Veneer Situation
Suspended Slab Using Brickwork for Formwork
Fireplace Construction
Setting Out Forming the Throat
Smoke Box Constructing the Flue
Position of the Fireplace in a Dwelling Fireplace without Splayed Sides
Internally Fitting a Damper Brick
Hearth Chimney Stack Woodbox
Two-Story Fireplace Construction
Back-to-Back Fireplace Fireplace Size
Fireplace Opening Fireplace Problems--Too Much Smoke
Repairing and Replacing Repairing Cracks in Brickwork Cracking Above Doors and Windows Soldier Courses