Simply and clearly written, Modern Masonry presents students with a thorough grounding in safe methods of laying brick, block, and stone.
This thoroughly illustrated text provides a broad understanding of materials and their properties. It covers all important aspects of the masonry trade, including tools and equipment; safety; the makeup, properties, uses, and sizes of masonry units, and the accepted techniques for laying all kinds of masonry units in all kinds of bonds. Construction details for masonry walls, foundations, pavement, steps, garden walls, and masonry arches are covered, as are more than 75 procedures for laying brick, block, and stone.
Modern Masonry 8th Edition is no longer in Publication and Has been Replaced by the 9th