Intermediate Historic Brickwork-FREE

January 13, 2016

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Date(s) - 01/13/2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Henry Frerk Sons Workshop


This informal class is a discussion and demonstration of bonds, arches, and techniques. There will be hands-on work, so please wear work clothes.


Course Objectives:

  • To recognize major brick bond patterns
  • Understand how to build using basic bonds
  • Understand the benefits of different patterns

Course Overview:

  • Overview of historic brickwork:
    • Terminology
    • Bond patterns
    • History of bond patterns
    • Characteristics
    • Associated architectural styles and applications
    • Brick types and mortar considerations
    • Restoration strategies/brick reuse
  • Hands-on work (bonds)
  • Overview of arches:
    • Types of arches
    • Terminology
  • Hands-on work (arches)


This event is fully booked.