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Building radius brick/block walls

Just wanted to know how you guys build a radius masonry walls. For an example a front entrance way wing-walls Maybe 12' -15' in length with a 4"- 6" radius.. I always just build them using a level one course at a time or 3' at a time. Just curious if you guys have a faster way of building them. Like setting up using some kind of masonry poles for radius work, so it can be done with a line, not just a level to save time.
 

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I level the entire wall with a 4' level but for plumbing the wall I pick a few plumb points and make a template out of plywood. Usually takes two bricklayers this way though because I like the template to be around 8'-10' long (depending on wall length). Plumb at your points and adjust the brick in or out to the template.
 

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I level the entire wall with a 4' level but for plumbing the wall I pick a few plumb points and make a template out of plywood. Usually takes two bricklayers this way though because I like the template to be around 8'-10' long (depending on wall length). Plumb at your points and adjust the brick in or out to the template.




ditto :thumbsup:
 

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i am working on an outdoor fireplace/kitchen.the outside wall is about 40' semi circle,15 courses high.i laid it 10 brick at a time,racking back and plumbing in several spots.took a couple days to get the outside wall done.after that the inside wall was easy,as i followed the outside wall for level and measured the keep the wall plumb.
 
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