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Forum: Masonry Picture Post 06-15-2019, 04:51 PM
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Posted By john2019
Wow, really beautiful work!!

Wow, really beautiful work!!
Forum: Masonry 06-15-2019, 04:43 PM
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Forum: Masonry 06-15-2019, 08:49 AM
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Views: 440
Posted By john2019
Repoint - Grinding Advice

Morning all, figured I would start a new thread to have it separate from my other post.

Looking for some grinding advice. I did get the Bon Tool router bit and the head that JBM recommended. Just...
Forum: Construction 05-31-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By john2019
Change Order?? What!! This one seems cut and dry...

Change Order?? What!! This one seems cut and dry to me, you did a visual and you goofed. This was NOT hidden...you can't correlate this to plumbing and behind the walls.

You provided two option...
Forum: Masonry 05-18-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By john2019
I understand needing many blades I guess the...

I understand needing many blades I guess the question was centered around how Windycity put it about chips flying more with the sandwich blades.

I was thinking that in the back of the cut with a...
Forum: Masonry 05-17-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By john2019
Tuckpoint Blades single, double, triple

Thoughts on tuckpoint blades? Such as the sandwich Bosch DD4510H, or do guys prefer the single blades?
Forum: Masonry 04-23-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By john2019
FJN...yeah saw those online mostly a UK...

FJN...yeah saw those online mostly a UK thing...appreciate the USA source.

So sounds like you used them? They last at all?
Forum: Masonry 04-22-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By john2019
Yeah adding dirt tried that I think it's a way to...

Yeah adding dirt tried that I think it's a way to go but I didn't find it did anything, basically within a couple days of rain here it washed off.

The black coffee, I guess or tea maybe I'll give...
Forum: Masonry 03-26-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By john2019
JBM - yeah I'll do a few samples with concrete...

JBM - yeah I'll do a few samples with concrete sand, last year I messed with it I found that it didn't pick up with the pointer as well as regular mason sand.

Muriatic what concentrate do use use?...
Forum: Masonry 03-26-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By john2019
WindyCity...yes I guess around here a jug of...

WindyCity...yes I guess around here a jug of Prosoco 600 is mid/high teens.

Is there a masons cleaning preference though??
Forum: Masonry 03-26-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By john2019
JBM yeah seems I'm at the kinda stage for really...

JBM yeah seems I'm at the kinda stage for really maxing the texture. The whole house has more of a beige/tan existing mortar color...the color looks more like the second two pics, maybe it was the...
Forum: Masonry 03-26-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By john2019
HDAVIS...TRUE That!! I can say that I gotta hand...

HDAVIS...TRUE That!! I can say that I gotta hand it to you masons in the trade I always love seeing a nice mason job...It's just art! At least to me. I will also say as far as pointing...boy if I...
Forum: Masonry 03-26-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By john2019
Thanks NYCB, I didn't realize it was just...

Thanks NYCB, I didn't realize it was just batching. Guess what I wanted to try was the 1:1:6 thinking that would give me more of the beige look I have out there now, or say sand/tan color out there....
Forum: Masonry 03-26-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By john2019
Mortar Mix Recipe

Hi everyone, carpenter by trade, this work is some side work for my sister.

I'd like to understand why using masonry cement like Leigh brand they recommend 3-1 mix, but if you use portland, its 1...
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