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Forum: Masonry 06-02-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,428
Posted By CJKarl
Rake out some old mortar. Check aggregate size....

Rake out some old mortar. Check aggregate size. Is it lime mortar? I often mix type O mortar for stuff like this.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 06-02-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,669
Posted By CJKarl
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann...

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/received_10153660451373907_zpsbiy7wmc4.jpeg (http://s264.photobucket.com/user/kkaufmann1/media/received_10153660451373907_zpsbiy7wmc4.jpeg.html)
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-28-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,669
Posted By CJKarl
Opus 40 repair

I'm at Opus 40 with a couple guys from The Stone Foundation. We're doing a fairly large repair of one of the walls.
We have 30 stonemasons revolving for a day or 2 each for the next 3 weeks. Coming...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-28-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By CJKarl
I did it with a die grinder and some small...

I did it with a die grinder and some small sintered grinding bits. I also did a couple leaves for them on another section of terrace. Those I did all by chisel, then used a frosting head with my...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-16-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By CJKarl
Fish stone

Little surprise for my favorite clients. This will be going in near the Koi pond we rebuilt.
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20160516_093135_zpswcahhbno.jpg...
Forum: Masonry 04-24-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,548
Posted By CJKarl
Seen enough? :laughing:

Seen enough? :laughing:
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 04-24-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,777
Posted By CJKarl
So here it is. ...

So here it is.
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20160423_155924_zpsa3gmrfrs.jpg
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 04-24-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,777
Posted By CJKarl
I landed an $80 K one of a kind cladding project...

I landed an $80 K one of a kind cladding project totally out of the blue DIRECTLY from work seen in the photo section of this forum.
Forum: Masonry 04-24-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,497
Posted By CJKarl
I've researched this to death. Here's my take. My...

I've researched this to death. Here's my take. My opinion is based on 35 years of cutting with masonry blades and lot's of questions to the manufacturers at trade shows.

If you have a stationary...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 12-30-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,777
Posted By CJKarl
You got it. The problem is 1/4 is pretty small. I...

You got it. The problem is 1/4 is pretty small. I do have much "grander" art, but would need a half page. That would be $600. A little more than I wanted to spend. I had to cull and cull photos...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 12-29-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,777
Posted By CJKarl
Advertising

I rarely pay for advertising. Think in the last 20 something years I've only spent a few hundred $$ on print advertising. Last year I picked up a copy of the Connecticut American Society of Landscape...
Forum: Masonry 11-27-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,671
Posted By CJKarl
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann...

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20150803_161508_zps0gkctsib.jpg (http://s264.photobucket.com/user/kkaufmann1/media/20150803_161508_zps0gkctsib.jpg.html)
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-22-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,408
Posted By CJKarl
The best thing I like about my PLS5. Layout...

The best thing I like about my PLS5. Layout chimney in basement. Shoot plumb laser to 1st floor drill hole, drill hole in second floor then bang a spike up through the roof. Repeat 3 more times....
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-20-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,887
Posted By CJKarl
Love that old world joint work. Have never done...

Love that old world joint work. Have never done anything like that.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-20-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,524
Posted By CJKarl
Corners you can shave on. A man after my own...

Corners you can shave on. A man after my own heart.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-20-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,998
Posted By CJKarl
Quick side story. About a month ago while...

Quick side story. About a month ago while building the big wall, I spied a few nice corner stones sticking up from the ground. I dug them out with a shovel and bar and they became most of the...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-20-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,998
Posted By CJKarl
Bluestone entry I'm doing today. Same location. ...

Bluestone entry I'm doing today. Same location.
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20151120_113348_zpsr33kkuhv.jpg...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-20-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,998
Posted By CJKarl
Jointed off and backfilled. ...

Jointed off and backfilled.

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20151105_154720_zpsbnzlxcsx.jpg...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-09-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,998
Posted By CJKarl
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann...

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20151105_154720_zpsbnzlxcsx.jpg
Just about there.

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20151023_144212_zpsfua50pvi.jpg
Forum: Masonry 11-07-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,880
Posted By CJKarl
I wash all my thinstone or Thinbrick before...

I wash all my thinstone or Thinbrick before install.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 10-18-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,764
Posted By CJKarl
Ay be I'll get to see it next year when I'm up in...

Ay be I'll get to see it next year when I'm up in the Perth area.
Forum: Masonry 09-28-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By CJKarl
It was an AMAZING experience. We just put the...

It was an AMAZING experience. We just put the copes on the wall about 20 minutes before sunset. Clouds had moved in and we thought it was going to kill it for the day. Just as the sun set the clouds...
Forum: Masonry 09-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By CJKarl
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann...

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/kkaufmann1/20150927_183904_zps09exdfmu.jpg (http://s264.photobucket.com/user/kkaufmann1/media/20150927_183904_zps09exdfmu.jpg.html)
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 08-31-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,320
Posted By CJKarl
I'm paying $100 a gallon at my local supplier....

I'm paying $100 a gallon at my local supplier. One gallon does 50 sq.ft. under ideal conditions.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 08-29-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,320
Posted By CJKarl
Permeable Pebble Paving

Doing some experimenting for a client. Anyone ever used it. My local guy carries Ekoflo.
It was much easier than I had thought it would be to mix and install.


3/8" and 1/4" samples....
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