MASONRY SKILLS, Seventh Edition, provides a comprehensive, reader-friendly guide to the masonry trade, covering fundamental principles, basic practices, advanced techniques, and new trends and developments in both residential and commercial masonry. Meticulously revised, the new edition includes th... more
Logically organized, the text introduces core concepts such as safety, tools, equipment, and manufacturing processes, then moves on to explore essential skills such as estimating, laying brick and block, building corners, and the design and development of chimneys and arches.
Explains the concepts ... more
A focus on greener and more sustainable building practices are highlighted in the text where applicable, offering insight into this growing industry trend.
Current industry requirements, such as OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) and the BIA (Brick Industry Association), ensure that... more