To moisten and mix clay, plaster or mortar to a proper consistency.
Any unit of material which connects masonry to masonry or other materials. See Wall Tie.
Compressing and shaping the face of a mortar joint with a special tool other than a trowel.
Constructing the temporary end of a wall with the end stretcher of every alternate course projecting. Projecting units are toothers.
|Traditional Masonry|| |
Masonry in which design is based on empirical rules which control minimum thickness, lateral support requirements and height without a structural analysis.
|Tuck Pointing|| |
The filling in with fresh mortar of cut-out or defective mortar joints in masonry.
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