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millymollymandy 08-08-2005 01:01 AM

Bricklaying cement mix
could someone please tell me the mix of sand and cement for bricklaying? and do i need to add anything else to the mix?

is it the same mix for a concrete screed?

MgMopar 08-08-2005 09:37 PM


You were asking about a 12" garden wall in a previous post. I don't believe you really need to go threw the measures you are asking about for your final goal. I am posting a link on building retaining walls from hometime. I hope it is of some help deciding what you actually will have to do for your application

But anwer you qesation the easist thing for a diy to do is buy a prebleded product like the links below

The mix a mason uses vary and I would welcome other input but a produt like this should be fine.

Here is quickrete tip on makin brick walls

Don't forget that you wll want "cap " the top of you wall with somthing as well.

millymollymandy 08-09-2005 01:05 PM

many thanks for your helpful comments

jake 08-09-2005 01:22 PM

4 sand 1 cement and add a small amount of Plasticiser in a mixer place 12 sand 3 cement

millymollymandy 08-13-2005 06:35 AM

many thanks

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