Bricklaying, Paperback


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:
  • Category: Bricklaying & plastering
  • ISBN: 9780071392396



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