I’ve been conducting experiments at Algonquin College! What fun. Their Masonry Lab with its specialized tools and machines all hooked up to computers is not an environment most masons ever get to play in. The textbook says X will happen. I get to test and see what that really means.
Masonry is a science, it’s an art, and it’s done with muscle memory. When I met a group of Chinese masons on the Great Wall of China I couldn’t speak Chinese with them but I could pick up one of their trowels and pointing tools and demonstrate a comfortable dexterity Read More
Here’s my thinking on deposits, maybe you agree. You want someone who’s been in business a while, who is experienced, and who is serious about being in the business. Who has Working Capital and who can afford to do the job, and then get paid.
Window sills are a place where water often gets in, and can cause damage not only to the exterior wall but even the interior walls. Why? Usually there are a variety of materials competing at this part of the house, each with a different rate of thermal expansion and contraction. Read More