31. October 2010 18:25
by Troy
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HowTo: Repointing Historic Masonry

31. October 2010 18:25 by Troy | 0 Comments

I recently took on a new challenge, the restoration of a 145 year old century home.  The house has triple brick walls and some of the restoration work we are doing includes repointing the lime based mortar.  This involves manually taking the old mortar out and then replacing it with new mortar.

I took a 2 day workshop to learn how, and then I thought that making a How To video of the steps I am taking would be fun.  So here it is!