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Forum: Masonry 06-27-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,909
Posted By dom-mas
Oh...not sure if the comment about NHL not having...

Oh...not sure if the comment about NHL not having any history in N America is quite true. Many small scale lime kilns would have been producing a feebly hydraulic lime unless they were burning...
Forum: Masonry 06-27-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,909
Posted By dom-mas
I read this and that about lime off and on fairly...

I read this and that about lime off and on fairly often. Type S lime, Type SA, High calcium lime, hot lime, hydraulic limes, pozzolans, brick dust OPC etc etc etc. Best thing is a high calcium lime...
Forum: Masonry 06-09-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,865
Posted By dom-mas
Only installed interior but I've done a few and...

Only installed interior but I've done a few and used thine. Make sure it's an exterior grade thinset obviously
Forum: Masonry 06-04-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
Posted By dom-mas
No it didnt keep it particularly moist...which...

No it didnt keep it particularly moist...which was why I added the OJ after I took it out..would have been dry otherwise...but tender if that makes any sense.
Forum: Masonry 06-04-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
Posted By dom-mas
Oh I'm not saying that's how to do it, all I'm...

Oh I'm not saying that's how to do it, all I'm really saying is that even with my limited understanding of BBQ/smoking I got pretty tasty results that had a definite "smoked" flavour...similar to...
Forum: Masonry 06-03-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
Posted By dom-mas
Wink Exactly. If you want to do it you have to use...

Exactly. If you want to do it you have to use the oven just as a means to burn the wood and create smoke and then channel it to the actual cooking area. Lots of brick smokers on youtube...they...
Forum: Masonry 06-03-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,499
Posted By dom-mas
Ah yes, the stucco is what caused the damage. ...

Ah yes, the stucco is what caused the damage.

Match the old style of construction with the new brick...hopefully the size is close enough to not cause any major problems

In the past bricks were...
Forum: Masonry 06-02-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,499
Posted By dom-mas
The brick is up and down a little and changes...

The brick is up and down a little and changes bond a bit because old fired brick differed slightly in size due to where they were in the kiln. Most of the difference is between interior?salmon brick...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-26-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,207
Posted By dom-mas
We can't buy anything with lead in it except car...

We can't buy anything with lead in it except car batteries i guess. Had a contract that spec's lead coated copper chimney caps and we couldnt find it anyhwere in Canada. Would have had to get it...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-19-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,207
Posted By dom-mas
Do you actually use lead? We use a woven plastic...

Do you actually use lead? We use a woven plastic type stuff, or blueskin which is a roll peel and stick
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-18-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,472
Posted By dom-mas
Love that flemish bond. It's so easy to do...

Love that flemish bond. It's so easy to do poorly, with the heads wandering all over the place, but that looks awesome!!
Forum: Masonry 05-18-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,986
Posted By dom-mas
Oh, i like it...a lot. It would have to be on the...

Oh, i like it...a lot. It would have to be on the right house, more of a manor, but I like it. Very Victorian
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-13-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,207
Posted By dom-mas
Had some on a stone house I did...bottom foot or...

Had some on a stone house I did...bottom foot or so is and always will be a dull brown rather than grey I'm afraid. His house was sort of built into a bank of reddish silty sand
Forum: Masonry 05-13-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,115
Posted By dom-mas
Not a terrible way to end out a Friday, you got...

Not a terrible way to end out a Friday, you got wet but you got it done
Forum: Masonry 05-12-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,115
Posted By dom-mas
Looking good SS

Looking good SS
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-05-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,181
Posted By dom-mas
If they don't thank you the next owner would

If they don't thank you the next owner would
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-05-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,207
Posted By dom-mas
Cripes, the house doesn;t look that big. Still...

Cripes, the house doesn;t look that big. Still just you and 2 other guys laying? How long will that take you? At least there are lots of big walls and not many windows or corners. That one long...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-05-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,207
Posted By dom-mas
Not worth tarping off the eaves? how many brick...

Not worth tarping off the eaves? how many brick is that anyway...20, 25k?
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-05-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,181
Posted By dom-mas
not my style but the install looks good as always

not my style but the install looks good as always
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-05-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,395
Posted By dom-mas
Are the lower windows so the dogs can look out?

Are the lower windows so the dogs can look out?
Forum: Masonry 05-05-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,485
Posted By dom-mas
If the homeowner thinks it's a beaut then who am...

If the homeowner thinks it's a beaut then who am I to argue? If you used a grinder to score the joints first they should chip out a lot easier and will break towards the cut
Forum: Masonry 05-05-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,115
Posted By dom-mas
Yeah i want to see how you get 3 sections of...

Yeah i want to see how you get 3 sections of scaffold on a block buggy...that sounds neat...and helpful
Forum: Masonry 04-30-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By dom-mas
Were you on it?

Were you on it?
Forum: Masonry 04-26-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 27,700
Posted By dom-mas
Maybe this will work ...

Maybe this will work
http://www.askthebuilder.com/whitewashing-brick/
Forum: Masonry 04-25-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 27,700
Posted By dom-mas
Interesting, never would have thought.

Interesting, never would have thought.
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