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  1. Masonry
    I am working on a project and wondered if anyone would know of a resource where I can find out different sizes of common building materials used throughout the world? Obvious examples would be different brick sizes used in the US & UK, but also bags of sand cement etc. Any pointers would be...
  2. Masonry
    Have any of you guys ever seen this? What do you think? Sculpture Brick I met the guy who invented the stuff/technique in NC several years ago and recently got curious about it again. The site is sculpturebrick(dot)com Let me know your opinion. I am new to the forum, this is my first...
  3. Painting & Finish Work
    Can someone sanity check this process for me. 2800sqft house....Mostly brick with wood siding on gables and eaves. This place probably hasn't been painted(good) in 15 to 20 years so the paint is very DEAD on the west side(Texas). There is nothing glossy about this house. I figured there is...
  4. Masonry
    My company is researching the idea of entering the brick/paver saw market. I'm looking to get some basic information to help us begin our research: 1. What are the Size of Bricks and/or Pavers you're cutting today 2. Would you be open to a saw that cuts Bricks/Pavers but not block? 3. Do you...
  5. Masonry
    I'm investigating some bricks used in a neighborhood in Detroit and they are black/grey on the inside. I have seen black-heart concrete bricks before, but not clay and I'm curious if these bricks are defective. Here are photos with one sliced open...
  6. Masonry
    Hi all. I dont post often but now looking for advice. I'm moving to Canada in Dec (the 11th) and I'm torn between building a new place or renovating. I've been looking at hobbie farms and obviously I'm drawn towards the old brick farmhouses. In my price range we are talking about brickwork that...
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