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Old 10-01-2008, 08:00 AM   #1
 
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This is some brick that is being laid on a new house in my area.
The dented ends make it tough to tool the joints.

Thought I would share.
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Old 10-01-2008, 08:03 AM   #2
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Thats what you call character and the reason for it being used.

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Very true! At first glance I didn't like it. But it kinda grows on you after awhile.
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I do like it. Looking at the corners it appears kinda narrow. How wide is it?
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Standard King Size brick i believe. 2 3/4" or close to it...
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what are you striking the, up with.if you look on those pix i posted,that brick is similar to what you are laying.we used a stick to strike that work.
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Nice, thanks, i call it WILLIE WONKA BRICK!!!!!!!
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Stacker,

The bed joints are tooled with a barrel jointer, and the perps/head joints are struck with a homemade tool. It is a piece of copper tubing with a loop in the end. I will take picture and post it. But a stick would do the trick as well!

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