Unit 13

Surface Defects

Grinding, rubbing, and sacking are just a few of the ways concrete masons correct defects in concrete walls, floors, and ceilings. Concrete repairs are inevitably necessary in nearly every concrete structure. This unit offers hands-on experience in surface defects and treatments. Read Book 1 / Unit 13 Review “Words You Should Know”  Watch the videos […]

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Decorative Sawcutting

Both scoring and sawcutting can be used to create decorative effects that add depth and texture to concrete surfaces such as floors, patios and driveways. On hardened concrete, cement masons can sawcut lines that are straight, diagonal or circular. Often these designs created by sawcutting are then stained with a variety of colors or etched

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Blueprint Reading

Building plans consist of drawings and writing material needed to communicate information of the construction process. This information must be presented in a consistent and reliable form so as to serve people involved in all aspects of building construction. Read Book 1 / Unit 6 Review “Words You Should Know”  Watch the videos below:  Complete

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