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Advice to Follow from Stonemason in Wall Building

Stones are great and strong materials used in building a house or even just a hut. In the old days, farmers actually used the stones to build a temporary shelter for them and their animals including their agricultural products. Since before, there are already stonemasons. They are known to be the expert in building a stone house. As shown below through a video, the stonemason mentioned about how to build a wall using stones. As he had said, the big and wide stones should be put below.

Flat stones are the good ones to use. A building should have a solid foundation. This is why it is very important to check if the stones are very solid. The big stones should be at the bottom and leave a little space at the center where you can put the tiny pieces of stones. Fill all the empty spaces on the middle. Also, make sure that the stones are laid flat. Level the stones and check if every stone is solid, not being rattled.

There are some tools being used in breaking stones. If the stones are very big, such tools are being used. If a stonemason want to make a stone appear square, that is also possible. Building walls using stones is actually not an easy job at all. It requires proper skills of a stonemason. Piling up stones in a certain area is a lot easier than building a wall with the use of stones. It has to remain flat and balanced.

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Tips on how to Cut and Shape Stones

Stones are very useful. They are being used in many different areas most especially in the construction of a building. In order to make a building safe from any disaster, the use of stones are a great option. There are even stone huts and stone houses that were built and it can last for a long time unlike when the materials used are wood. In today’s article, let us know some tips or techniques on how to shape stones. Usually, the stones are being cut and shaped.

If the sizes do not fit in, the stonemasons need to cut and shape the stones.There are stones that are big in sizes. If the builders need to build good-looking walls, they have to shape and cut the stones to make it look nice. There are hand tools being used and some other equipment. Hammer drills, wedges and shems, hammer, hand tracer, stone buster, cuttting disc saw, and all other tools and equipment. All of these are very useful in making a stone have a good shape.

With the use of all these tools, a stone can be broken into two and you can get the shape that you want. Stone cutting can take time and you really need to be patient. Although there are tools that you can use, you still have to pay attention to it so that you can surely have the shape and size that you want for your wall. Stonemasons’ job is not that easy. This is also why they are doing great!