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The Master Stroke

Pointing with Lime


The Master Stroke Building & Pointing with Lime
Masonry construction and joint finishing, whether for traditional or new build, requires an understanding of the use of correct mixes - fit for purpose in relation to exposure, location and environment. This tutorial covers all the most important elements of building including:

  • Training & Retraining for Skills Today!

  • Sequencing and protection of finished work

  • Building new work in brick, stone and block

  • Removal of deteriorated old joints

  • Preparation of joints

  • Placing of new mortar

  • Joint finishing & masonry re-pointing

  • Scaffold requirements


Approximate running time 55 minutes

This tutorial will arm the builder, architect, site manager, home owner or self builder with the knowledge to confidently use lime mortars for a host of masonry building and re-pointing work.

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