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Forum: Masonry 05-02-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,879
Posted By Fishindude
I've poured a bunch of exposed aggregate concrete...

I've poured a bunch of exposed aggregate concrete and prefer to "seed" my aggregate into the surface, rather than having it in the entire mix. With this method you use a retarder as mentioned to...
Forum: Masonry 04-19-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By fjn
The two basic rules of construction are,if you...

The two basic rules of construction are,if you want to eliminate problems with flat roofs,eliminate the flat roof. If you want to eliminate problems with parapet walls.... This building has that...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 01-12-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,988
Posted By bytor
A couple of follow up photos of the completed...

A couple of follow up photos of the completed Kitchen fireplace...
Forum: Masonry 10-06-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,437
Posted By superseal
I ground down half the floor using a diamond cup...

I ground down half the floor using a diamond cup and sawed out some cracks...time for stitches!

I secured the patches with Em-Cryl 600 and 9000psi high strength flowable grout. Eventually this...
Forum: Masonry 09-24-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By JBM
New Website

Im a big website guy, even more importantly if your area has a low level of masonry in new construction like the northeast. Hardly a new chimney or veneer nowadays and starter houses cracking 500k....
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 02-10-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,988
Posted By bytor
Smoke chamber constructed with refractory slabs...

Smoke chamber constructed with refractory slabs...
Forum: Masonry 01-14-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By fjn
The Restoration of the Bloodiest Bridge in America

https://www.masonrymagazine.com/blog/2018/01/12/case-study-burnside-bridge-restoration/
Forum: Masonry 12-14-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,369
Posted By Windycity
larger opening in cmu wall

Here is 2 9x10 openings that I turned into 12x12s about a month ago... using shoring scaffolding to support the wall above

This one was complicated due to the 8 inch pier and cold joint that the...
Forum: Masonry 11-29-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,936
Posted By superseal
They needed a better mix of high and low rise...

They needed a better mix of high and low rise stone...the style of pointing makes a big difference as well.

I commonly take chit stone and make it look good...
Forum: Masonry 10-26-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,772
Posted By RacinMason
If I'm building a fire pit that will receive a...

If I'm building a fire pit that will receive a lot of heat from an actual fire (logs) I always line it with firebrick. I even extend the firebrick up into the cap, it doesn't look quite as good, but...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 10-25-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,368
Posted By MOC
A few more photos. This lock has culverts that...

A few more photos. This lock has culverts that are built into the North and South walls that bring water into this level from the one above.
Forum: Masonry 08-06-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By fjn
Reconstruction of 1677 Md. Chapel

Here is an article detailing the reconstruction of a 1667 Md. chapel. Jimmy Price from Va. lime works participated in this project.

https://www.hsmcdigshistory.org/pdf/Chapel-Reconstruction.pdf
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-30-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By bytor
...and the finished Sun Room fireplace... similar...

...and the finished Sun Room fireplace... similar details as the outdoor fireplace; flamed granite slab above mantel and below hearth; soapstone slab beside firebox; concrete hearth and mantel
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-30-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By bytor
The finished outdoor fireplace... the granite...

The finished outdoor fireplace... the granite ledge-rock forms two columns flanking the fireplace, a flamed slab of black granite was installed over the mantel and below the hearth, an oiled slab of...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-29-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By bytor
We then returned to the lower level and began to...

We then returned to the lower level and began to install stone. 'Full' bed granite ledge-rock in 3,4 and 7" heights. The stone was laid to match the board-formed concrete foundation... the arris...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-29-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By bytor
Sunroom rough-in complete;

Sunroom rough-in complete;
Forum: Masonry 07-25-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By Dominion Mas
Can only post one pic at a time from my phone I...

Can only post one pic at a time from my phone I guess
Forum: Masonry 07-25-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By Dominion Mas
finished bridge pics

A couple guys were asking if the bridge ever got finished. The answer is yes bug not by me. Got it to a little over the roadbed...enough that it could get poured the my time and his budget ran out....
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-25-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By Dominion Mas
granite fireplace

A fireplace I just finished up this past winter. Same stone has Bytor's but obviously different cut and style. The aim was refined rustic
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 07-17-2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,498
Posted By bytor
By the time we'd finished the first exterior wall...

By the time we'd finished the first exterior wall section, the interior of the building was ready for some stone.

First up; the 'widescreen' gas fireplace in the master bedroom.

The fireplace...
Forum: Masonry 06-02-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,915
Posted By TNTRenovate
Never seen this before

Is this a standard procedure?
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Forum: Masonry 04-18-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 75,341
Posted By Fundi
Past weekend i hit the 90 seconds for the first...

Past weekend i hit the 90 seconds for the first pizzas!
Forum: Masonry 12-13-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,411
Posted By superseal
I know, looks like chit doesn't it :laughing: ...

I know, looks like chit doesn't it :laughing:

People actually pay me for this stuff...

Anyhoot, once I got all the highs off, I went back and ground the whole surface to blend the color a...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 11-27-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By Fundi
Earth building

This is not for every person or every situation. It started as experimenting around with rammed earth garden walls.

I was after was cheaper, mostly local materials, breathable walls, smaller...
Forum: Masonry Picture Post 09-11-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,944
Posted By Fundi
Too bad this beautiful ceiling is inside a dirty...

Too bad this beautiful ceiling is inside a dirty dusty kiln.

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