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Brickwork and Bricklaying: A DIY Guide (Hardcover)

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A practical guide aimed at those who are new to the craft of bricklaying, and those who are improving their skills

This guide provides an overview of the materials, processes, craft skills, and related subjects to enable the reader to construct their own simple brickwork projects and undertake brickwork-related maintenance projects around the home. It discusses materials, foundations, setting-out, bricklaying, boundary walls, decorative brickwork, and maintenance, identifying common brickwork defects and how to rectify those defects.

About the Author

Jon Collinson began working as a bricklayer in 1984. He has continued his varied career in the construction industry, including bricklaying, health and safety, estates management, and many years of teaching brickwork as a vocational craft subject. He currently runs his own building and consruction firm.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781847973757
ISBN-10: 1847973752
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2012
Pages: 192
Language: English