Brickwork Arch Design

Brickwork Arch Design

  Brickwork Arch Design can be a very complicated area of the visual feeling of your building. There are many types of brickwork arches that are used in the construction of brickwork faced buildings. The introduction of an arch in your building will require many...
Dental Course Brickwork

Dental Course Brickwork

Dental Course Brickwork is normally used as a decorative band at certain levels around a building. More commonly at first floor window level or to finish off the angle of a gable end. This type of decorative brickwork is normally projected out from the line of the...
Introducing Cuts in Brickwork

Introducing Cuts in Brickwork

Introducing Cuts in Brickwork that are not in the design is never a good thing. When we are talking about bonding of brickwork, we are generally trying to make the perpendicular joints in the centre of the brick below. This is a subject we would refer to as brickwork...

Should You Use Lime Mortar – In Today`s World

Why should we use lime mortar`s in today`s modern construction world? This is a complicated question and i will try to give you as much detail as possible. First of all we should ask What is Lime Mortar?.. Lime Mortars were a traditional material used for laying...
Stretcher Bond

Stretcher Bond

            Stretcher Bond This bond is sometimes known as running bond. This bond is the simplest bond that is used today, this bond is not suitable as a stand alone structural wall and a structural wall built directly behind it, fixed...
Building a Brick Wall – A Guide to Brickwork Gauge

Building a Brick Wall – A Guide to Brickwork Gauge

What is Brickwork Gauging? When constructing  any building using brickwork, the term Brickwork Gauge will become so very important. Most bricks today are manufactured to a standard size of 215 x 100mm x 65mm, 65mm being the depth. You should always have a bed...
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