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Are you thinking of having a fence around your house? Or a mail box enclosure? But spending a big amount on such a small thing doesn’t seem to be a good idea for you. Then don’t worry at all, you can do it by yourself. Yes you can! But now you must be thinking how can you build a fence when you don’t even know how to lay bricks. Well, we are here to help you out with this. So, let’s start with the basic idea of bricklaying techniques and few tips to build a small piece for yourself.
Material and Tools Required
The building materials and tools required to start with bricklaying should be gathered first. You will require mortar, masonry sand, brick, wheelbarrow, plywood for mortar boards, water source, shovel, foxtail brush, level, mortar hoe for mixing, trowel and pointing tool or jointer. Bring the material according to the necessity. Try not to bring excess of cement as it can catch moisture and will be of no use once it becomes hard.
How to Lay Bricks?
Gather all the materials and tools required in the process at one place where you have to start up with the bricklaying as, once you start, you can’t quit the place even for few minutes, it may lead to the wastage of material. Following are the steps which you need to follow while laying bricks. Read the rest of this entry »