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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I have a 100+ yr old foundation that is fieldstone below grade and brick above. The stones are predominantly New England granite. Much of the foundation has stones that are 6"-12" across, but one area is a gnarly rubble wall of small stones and brick. The rubble wall has been refaced on the...
  2. Building & Construction
    hello. I have never posted to the forum before, but I have followed various threads for a long time now. Advice from all would be appreciated, but the topic seems up Tscarboroughs alley. Background: House is located in Rockaway Beach New York. Said to have been built in 1930s The formerly...
  3. Building & Construction
    Howdy, I've been doing masonry in France for years. I'm used to using NHL-3.5 lime in a 1:6 lime:sand ratio. I'd like to do some masonry here in the states, but I can only find Type S lime. How do the dolmitic limes here compare to the natural hydaulic limes there? I can't find anyone who...
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