Masonry Construction

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An Incredible Catalan Vault

A highly skilled mason shows how it’s possible to build a complex brick vault without using falsework.  More

Meet SAM, the Bricklaying Robot
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Meet SAM, the Bricklaying Robot

This robotic construction technology is impressive and threatening at the same time.  More

Hart Quick-Tatch Trowels
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Hart Quick-Tatch Trowels

Hart’s Quick-Tatch trowel system consists of a detachable handle that slides on... More

Product Watch: Mixing Paddle
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Product Watch: Mixing Paddle

The task of mixing usually rolls down to the least experienced person on site, but... More

Product Watch: Rebar-Resistant Masonry Bit
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Product Watch: Rebar-Resistant Masonry Bit

Nothing destroys masonry bits like rebar. One solution may be the new SpeedHammer... More

A Full Day's Work in One Hour
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A Full Day's Work in One Hour

Ray Robinson, Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 winner More

Arcus Contoured Masonry Blade
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Arcus Contoured Masonry Blade

Thanks to its unique saucerlike shape, the 7-inch Contoured Masonry Blade by Arcus... More

Product Watch: Marshalltown DURAdjust Brick Trowel
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Product Watch: Marshalltown DURAdjust Brick Trowel

Marshalltown's new DURAdjust brick trowel has a dial that lets the user adjust the... More

Rock Star
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Rock Star

Josh Wiener carves a living out of stone–literally. As a second-generation... More

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Masonry Magic

Installing manufactured stone products. More

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The New 10-1/4-Inch Big Foot Worm Drive Saw

A few small improvements yield a lighter, better-balanced saw than its predecessor.

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