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Description - Bricklaying by Peter Cartwright

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071392396
ISBN-10: 0071392394
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 182mm x 21mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter Cartwright

PETER CARTWRIGHT of Queensland, Australia, completed a two-year apprenticeship program in 1975 that required residential, high-rise, ornamental, arch and church, and commercial construction mastery. He earned the title Apprentice of the Year in 1975 and upon completion of the program began his own business which continues to this day.

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