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Types of Dressing of Stones

Types of Dressing of Stones The different types of dressing of stones are, 1. Hammer Dressed or Quarry-faced Surface 2. Rough tooled surface 3. Tooled Surface 4. Cut stone Surface 5. Rubbed Surface 6. Polished Surface The details of types of dressing of stones are as follows, &nb...

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Ashlar Facing Masonry

Ashlar Facing Masonry In Ashlar Facing Masonry, the faces of stone are rough tooled, and chamfered and the stones are provided in face work only. The backing may be made in brick, concrete, or rubble as desired. The composite construction reduces the cost of work appreciably. The...

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Ashlar Chamfered Masonry

Ashlar Chamfered Masonry This masonry is similar to the one described above with the only difference that the edges around the exposed faces of stone are beveled off at an angle of 45° for depth of 25 mm or more. Got useful info on Ashlar Chamfered Masonry ? If so, share your id...

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Ashlar Rock, Rustic or Quarry Faced

Ashlar Rock, Rustic or Quarry Faced This type of construction is similar to ashlar rough tooled except that the exposed faces of face stones between the chisel drafting are left rough. The projections in the space enclosed by chisel drafts are restricted to 75 mm only. Got useful...

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Ashlar Rough Tooled

Ashlar Rough Tooled In Ashlar Rough Tooled masonry, the exposed faces of stone generally have a fine dressed chisel drafting all round the edges. The portion of face stone enclosed by the chisel draft is rough tooled. The thickness of joints in this type of work should never exce...

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Ashlar Fine Masonry

Ashlar Fine Masonry In Ashlar Fine Masonry, all the stones are fine tooled, on all bed and side joints, and the faces are rendered perfectly true to the pattern desired. The height of the courses is never less than 30 cm. and generally all the courses are kept of the same height ...

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Dry Rubble Masonry

Dry Rubble Masonry The construction of this form is similar to that of ordinary rubble masonry without mortar. Dry Rubble Masonry in which the stones are laid one upon other and the packing with cement mortar is not done. Moreover the locking of stones should be done careful so t...

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Coursed Rubble Masonry

Coursed Rubble Masonry Coursed Rubble Masonry is the form of masonry which is commonly adopted in the construction of residential buildings public buildings, piers and abutments for ordinary bridges. Considering the dressing and finishing of the stones, it is further sub-divided ...

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Random Rubble Masonry

Random Rubble Masonry Random Rubble Masonry is slightly superior to uncoursed rubble masonry. In this form the stones used in the work are hammer or chisel-dressed. The stones are not suitably shaped or finished and as such the elevation of this type of stone masonry shows irregu...

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Uncoursed Rubble Masonry

Uncoursed Rubble Masonry Uncoursed Rubble Masonry is the poorest form of stone masonry. The stones to be used for the work are directly obtained from the quarry, after merely knocking off weak corner and edges with the mason’s hammer. The stones are carefully laid so as to brea...

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