The SE will give you the answer you require. Gallows brackets are not always acceptable. Certain councils don't like them at all. For example they...
Are you going through Building Control?
You are close. The window jamb is part of the window. The masonry is the window opening jamb.
The bit showing at the front is the outer reveal,...
When I tell someone a couple of weeks, it really means about 3 months.
You need to keep the wording a bit simpler when talking to a sun reading bricklayer.o_O
That's why the oversite should be higher than the external ground levels, and if not laid to falls to a drainage system. In my area the water...
Agree with that, although it's quite popular round here on Random rubble stonework of different thicknesses as it saves using a backing wall.
You can use this type of board.
You could give Castle reclamation in Martock, Somerset a ring. They do make a lot of Blue Lias etc fake flags, and other architectural features,...
Is that why Stonehenge is only a single storey? I was never any good with structural calcs.
If it's an old property with lime mortar, it would look better done in lime as a flush joint and finished with the churn brush.
Looks a neat job, but you could put a few more ties in.
The old pointing hasn't really been taken out.
Talking to the girl at Axminster tools the other day, and she told me that people are always coming in for things like belts for Parkside(Lidl)...
It's worse on limestone as it dissolves it. Remember as a kid dropping your aunt's pearls into vinegar to test the theory.
As above, soaking the wall is key, not just slinging a few brushes of water from a bucket on to it. Use the jet to clean it out, and then the...
If the wall is being built in stretcher bond it would be the normal way to do it.
I've started doing them like that after seeing one of your pics some time ago, and wouldn't go back to the old way now.
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