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Learning the Art Of Laying Brick

This three part series uses a step-by-step procedure to show how to develop the basic skills needed by a mason.

Part 1: Discusses the tools and materials needed in setting up an inexpressive work area. The program also shows how to mix a lime mortar which can be used over and over. (25min.)

Part 2: Demonstrates the proper use of the trowel, spreading mortar and laying brick to the line. It involves actually building a 5' x 4' brick wall. (35min.)

Part 3: Continues with proper technique, demonstrating concrete block laying, and involves building a combination brick and block wall. This comprehensive series provides instruction for learning the basic skills needed to begin a career as a highly-skilled and well compensated craftsman. (45min.)