The process of applying a coat of cement mortar to masonry. Often spelled and/or pronounced parging.
An interior wall, one story or less in height.
|Pick and Dip|| |
A method of laying brick whereby the bricklayer simultaneously picks up a brick with one hand and, with the other hand, enough mortar on a trowel to lay the brick. Sometimes called the Eastern or New England method.
An isolated column of masonry.
A wall portion projecting from either or both wall faces and serving as a vertical column and/or beam.
|Plumb Rule|| |
This is a combination plumb rule and level. It is used in a horizontal position as a level and in a vertical position as a plumb rule. They are made in lengths of 42 and 48 in., and short lengths from 12 to 24 in.
Troweling mortar into a joint after masonry units are laid.
|Prefabricated Brick Masonry|| |
Masonry construction fabricated in a location other than its final inservice location in the structure. Also known as preassembled, panelized and sectionalized brick masonry.
A small masonry assemblage made with masonry units and mortar. Primarily used to predict the strength of full scale masonry members.
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