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Forum: Masonry 12-27-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By JBM
5 a foot just for the tar paper lol

5 a foot just for the tar paper lol
Forum: Masonry 11-29-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,909
Posted By artisanstone
Uh... My point was that if the stone is...

Uh...

My point was that if the stone is wedge shaped, not every stone will be level on top. Also, a torpedo level is a pretty poor way of checking level on a 2' long stone.
Forum: Masonry 11-28-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,909
Posted By jomama
I actually logged on to CT to start a thread...

I actually logged on to CT to start a thread about this, and ask the pro's advice over at the DIY site, I guess I don't need to now. :laughing:


As I said over there, I think it looks terrible....
Forum: Masonry 11-28-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,909
Posted By SmallTownGuy
OP got what they paid for - guarantee that.

OP got what they paid for - guarantee that.
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,551
Posted By Tinstaafl
My few good friends would never make a habit of...

My few good friends would never make a habit of it, so that's a non-starter.

And none of them would even consider returning something in poorer condition than when they borrowed it.

I don't...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 10-29-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,339
Posted By bytor
Just completed this little number...

A masonry Rough-in which transitions to a 14' I.D. stainless insulated flue... clad in our local full-bed (5") 'granite. Overall it's just shy of 13' wide by 8' at the high point.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 10-20-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,683
Posted By JBM
Not only that but if you don’t have ties in your...

Not only that but if you don’t have ties in your piers you have a pile of sheot. Hopefully they thought that part through somehow, but it doesn’t look like it.
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,046
Posted By Calidecks
I usually wear Jordan's but gave these Adidas a...

I usually wear Jordan's but gave these Adidas a try. I like them, very lightweight. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171010/0f4f11c877dec8caeb7c92eb5b1bc5e2.jpg

_________________...
Forum: Masonry 09-26-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,597
Posted By fjn
Master craftsmen

Enjoy !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1vVMoiK4xs
Forum: Masonry 09-26-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By fjn
Depending on the stone and thickness there of,I...

Depending on the stone and thickness there of,I would think you can accommodate the discrepancies with the setting bed. If the "dips" are so severe that that is not possible,I would question if the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 33,789
Posted By avenge
So I assume you're calling me lazy? I'm 59, I...

So I assume you're calling me lazy? I'm 59, I work hard and I'm just now figuring out ways and spending money to reduce the toll on my body. Has it occurred to you that they realize the pay sucks,...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 08-06-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,924
Posted By brickhook
I cant believe its been 5 years since I looked...

I cant believe its been 5 years since I looked through these pictures, damn , time flies!

Bytor. You should have your work published in a book. I would proudly display it on my coffee table, You...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 08-05-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,395
Posted By Rock Headed
dry laid flagstone, plus wet-laid steps

http://www.devineescapes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/hardscaping-in-Wayne-Pennsylvania-1024x683.jpg

Flagstone walkway and steps, project from last month.
...
Forum: Masonry 07-31-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,830
Posted By Windycity
Sloppy work, sometimes I do not tool the joints...

Sloppy work, sometimes I do not tool the joints however I don't leave any holes and I always brush the wall, it takes like two seconds and it looks so much nicer. Even if they're using a membrane...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-26-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,368
Posted By rustyjames
Typically, "Contractors" don't use the term...

Typically, "Contractors" don't use the term "cement," when referring to concrete. Hence some of the previous posts.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-25-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,452
Posted By JBM
You must be strong as an ox lol!

You must be strong as an ox lol!
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-24-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,452
Posted By bytor
The advantage of this particular style of...

The advantage of this particular style of stonework is that if the stone was heavy, it was also long, therefore, lots of room for many people to grab a hold of it. No pics of that particular part of...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-15-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,452
Posted By bytor
Driveway progression - 2

Driveway progression - 2
Forum: Masonry 06-29-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By JBM
when the mix is creaping over the center shaft of...

when the mix is creaping over the center shaft of the mixer paddles, you got about enough sand.

Remember guys, were not splitting the atom here....
Forum: Masonry 06-24-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Tscarborough
Sorry for the short reply, I was framing a window...

Sorry for the short reply, I was framing a window earlier. This picture shows the amount of stone that needs to be removed (if it was a solid faced wall, no windows), under the circumstances, you...
Forum: Masonry 05-27-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By JBM
Explaining Stonework

Found a nice piece that explains stonework in simple terms. Scroll down to the cookie

http://www.champlainstone.com/stone-101.html
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-27-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,468
Posted By Joasis
The economy in Oklahoma is hot, but building is...

The economy in Oklahoma is hot, but building is slow.

The builders in my HBA are dying for lack of work, and OKC builders are in Enid building out spec homes. My regular mason hasn't had a new...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-26-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,468
Posted By JBM
Your work is exceptional, Ive always loved the...

Your work is exceptional, Ive always loved the way you mix brick with stone . Get a website, makes everything easier.
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 05-26-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,468
Posted By superseal
That's really nice work kniggit...hope things...

That's really nice work kniggit...hope things pick up for you!

Heck I just enjoy the posts... and the pics of course. This place has been dead slow as well :sad:
Forum: Masonry 05-22-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By stonecutter
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