Brickwork: History, Technology & Practice
Presented in a straightforward and highly readable style, this new series of books offers an in-depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Lynch has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes, linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials, so that both can be fully examined and understood. 1994, hardback.
This volume examines the elements of building construction in brick. Chapter 1 studies the setting out of a small building and then progresses to foundations, examining the historical as well as current practices, along with information on modern concrete production. The following six chapters cover both the contemporary and traditional aspects of substructure brickwork; basements; sleeper walls; damp proof courses; cavity walling and jointing and pointing. Concludes with useful advice on achieving controlled and efficient bricklaying.
Price $128.00 (2 in-stock)