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A seasoned mason's guide to laying out and laying up a classic feature of Roman architecture.
These reclaimed architectural beams offer an attractive way to hide framing, ductwork, wiring, and other mechanical systems.
Prefinished foam-insulation products and stone or brick veneers are a presentable option for a visible foundation.
Simpson Strong-Tie BVLZ brick-veneer ledger-connector system
Technological advances have helped manufactured stone become an even more convincing alternative to solid rock, and the simplicity of installation is hard to argue against.
Give a metal chimney a historic look with brick veneer.
Mason John Carroll goes through the process of rebuilding brick veneer using basic masonry skills.
Oldcastle Architectural has developed a manufactured-stone veneer wall system that incorporates a layer of R-9 expanded polystyrene foam (EPS)
If this product is environmentally friendly and stronger than sawn lumber, what's not to like?
Forget the jacks and temporary framing; install the two-piece header one half at a time.
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