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Forum: Masonry 05-02-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Fouthgeneration
"Steel Wall starters" are the steel ties that are...

"Steel Wall starters" are the steel ties that are attached to the existing masonry veneer that an addition is being attached to...

Products include patented channels with insert-able wedge anchor...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-21-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By MarkJames
COVID snitching hotline.

Enjoy.

https://nypost.com/2020/04/21/de-blasios-social-distancing-tip-line-flooded-with-obscenities/
Forum: Masonry 04-12-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By NYCB
Uneven movement over time, possibly with the...

Uneven movement over time, possibly with the wrong type of mortar.

Bricks usually need a softer mortar like Type N to allow for movement, so when there is a failure it's a mortar failure and it...
Forum: Masonry 03-18-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By NYCB
Looks like they just took a mason brush and...

Looks like they just took a mason brush and glopped it on there.
Forum: Roofing 03-08-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By wallmaxx
Bad Roofing Video

I couldn't stop watching.......wow.

I was a framer and I've only shingled 3 homes in 20 years....so I'm no expert......but wow.....


PART 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE4nTDM8sjI

...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-08-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By Calidecks
Swedish Warship

Swedish warship Vasa...it sunk in 1628 and was recovered in the ocean in 1961 almost completely intact. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200308/30c8927e9e65e37eea24ff17c62b720d.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By 480sparky
107 years.... to the day.

Working on an old home. Remodeling, moving walls etc. Monday (Feb 24, 2020), I was digging plaster out of a wall cavity next to the stairs to fish some wire up, and found this.
...
Forum: Masonry 02-11-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By Leo G
Needs to go under the hammer. The demo hammer.

Needs to go under the hammer. The demo hammer.
Forum: Masonry 02-11-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By cedarboarder
Did you see the...

Did you see the bubble?https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200211/109fe2c9c37261d8b54053599e5cd886.gif

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Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,917
Posted By cedarboarder
Dont get mad. Get money. Why is he getting jobs...

Dont get mad. Get money. Why is he getting jobs and asking for your help? should be the other way around.

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-12-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By Calidecks
Feel lucky?

https://youtu.be/f-LqV6Vq8S4


Mike.
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Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 86,386
Posted By Idothat
Congratulations to you and your daughter

Congratulations to you and your daughter
Forum: Masonry 11-12-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By JBM
I hired a new mason

Hes from S Carolina. Anyhow we actually had a new chimney to build and I put up my lines I drop down.

He looks at me and says you dont use poles?

Lol, nope, we build leads.

He said next one...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-08-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By Calidecks
Being torn down to build bigger!

This home is close by....
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By hdavis
2X4 sleepers and 3/4" subfloor.

2X4 sleepers and 3/4" subfloor.
Forum: Masonry 11-02-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,458
Posted By fjn
:thumbsup: Just some trivia,a long...

:thumbsup:


Just some trivia,a long time acquaintance of mine is the guy in charge of promoting and running the bricklayer 500 each year at world of Concrete / Masonry. I have told him...
Forum: Masonry 10-31-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,458
Posted By fjn
There are two sides to every coin. This fella...

There are two sides to every coin. This fella presents a perspective I concur with,tine in at about 10 minutes 10 seconds if you don't want to watch the entire video.

...
Forum: Masonry 10-30-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Anyway, here's Fred Dibnah doing what he did best...

Anyway, here's Fred Dibnah doing what he did best

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezX_o0H5FuE
Forum: Masonry 10-30-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By fjn
These Herculean efforts to retrieve dead bodies...

These Herculean efforts to retrieve dead bodies is on par with bringing them down from Everest,they just endanger the rescue personnel.
Forum: Masonry 10-29-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By Stunt Carpenter
Iím confused why they didnít just climb the...

Iím confused why they didnít just climb the ladder like the guy who was hanging upside down?
Forum: Masonry 10-22-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By fjn
The Folly of Wire Bonded Walls

In the late '70,s in my neck of the woods,the masonry organizations pushed for switching from header bonded walls to wire bonded. Here is where the rub came. The wire was / is offered in four...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By hdavis
BTW, small fires lead to faster build up. The...

BTW, small fires lead to faster build up. The key to reducing build up is avoid wet wood, most soft wood, and cooler fires. The very first fire you build should get very hot very fast to heat up...
Forum: Masonry 10-11-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,905
Posted By fjn
Ran across this article awhile back,thought I'd...

Ran across this article awhile back,thought I'd resurrect this old thread.



Vitruvius had it right 2,000 years ago: ďÖif a wall is in a state of dampness all over, construct a second thin...
Forum: Masonry 10-09-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By superseal
If it's a prefab unit, most today are double wall...

If it's a prefab unit, most today are double wall air cooled systems in which wood chases are built around and veneered in a number of different products.
Forum: Masonry 09-13-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By greg24k
How big is the window? You can also put a header...

How big is the window? You can also put a header in above the sill plate, one-person job, did a few of them and cut the opening in the block... pretty straight forward.

That said, all the...
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