"People first paid honour to a spot and afterwards gained glory for it. Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they had loved her."
beginning the brickwork where two arches meet
leading out a quad wythe brick corner
structural masonry, quad wythe brick corner
parging a fireplace's basket-weaved firebox.
arch over stairway opening
brick masonry arches over windows
corbeled segmental arch
a friendly meeting at the window sill
trimming out a window buck
a poor man's chalkboard
laying down firebrick floor of the fireplace
creating decorative flutes within the chimney
finished chimney going through the second floor
reverse corbeling to achieve a gentle sweeping effect
wooden arch and barrel vault forms
reminder, don't forget the header course.
detail of how the brickwork bonds together on a stair.
small roman arch to allow for proper drainage
testing a harringbone floor detail
mapping out a fireplace via dry stacking
a Chapman fireplace, joint build between master and apprentice
bricking around timber framing elements.
securing damper unit to the chimney top
reverse corbeling work on a chimney
overview of simple structural masonry elements.
formwork for arches
beginning the smoke chamber of the fireplace
capping the top of a chimney with concrete
street view of chimney
window buck nestled within a nominal 12" brick wall
corner stone giving credit where its due
impromptu hat rack on brick mass-wall
granite window sill married to a brick mass-wall
fireplace arch with massing on top
corbeled ledge to receive floor system
a friendly meeting at the stair step
method of quickly drying out water-logged brick