April 2009 Table of Contents
Table of Contents
New Masonry Saws and Cutting Machines
Cutting-edge technology and better designs are changing the landscape for saws.
Bonded by Brick
A pioneering facility combines 18 colleges and universities under one roof.
Rehab & Restoration Case Studies
Nearly every material used in the construction of a building will one day have to be restored or rehabbed in some way. Readers can learn from the experiences of others who have participated in rehabs and restorations, encompassing a variety of materials.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
For the Record
Letter to the Editor
Making The Grade
Saws By Jennifer Morrell Masonry wanted a hard-nosed look at what makes the saw industry tick, so we went to three experts to get the real scoop on what has changed – and what hasn’t – in the masonry saws industry. David Fernandez is product manager, commercial products, for Makita…
Table of Contents September 2008 Volume 47, Number 9 FEATURES Tuckpointing and Repointing Tools To cut, clean and refill a mortar joint with fresh mortar, known as tuckpointing, is part of a standard maintenance package for brick and block buildings. Masonry showcases the equipment used in this large, specialized industry.…
MORTARS, MIXTURES AND STAINING By Don Foster When repairing or adding to a masonry structure, we usually want the new area, wall, extension or wing to look just like the pre-existing masonry. Matching colors and textures is one way to make any set of structures appear to “belong together.” A…
March 2015 Saw Blades By Jim Cook The thing about blades is that they can always be a little sharper. That’s a maxim the masonry blade industry has taken to heart as it continues to innovate, making blades more versatile, more durable and less expensive to produce. The masonry blade…
April 2008 Brick Brick stands the test of time. By Jennie Farnsworth Over the years, members of the masonry industry have discussed options that might increase the use of brick in masonry, thereby bringing a steady flow of work to mason contractors and their crews. There's been talk of keeping…