Mastering Mortar Spreading Techniques
The video appears to be a tutorial on how to spread mortar for block work using a bricklayer's trowel. The instructor explains the different parts of the trowel and demonstrates how to test if the mortar is of good consistency. The video emphasizes the importance of body positioning, holding the trowel correctly, and using the "loaf method" for spreading the mortar. The instructor also teaches the proper technique for spreading mortar on block work, paying attention to body mechanics and how to smear mortar on the block before applying a head joint. Overall, the video emphasizes the importance of correct techniques and form, prioritizing safety and health over speed.
Spreading Mortar for Block Work [For Students]
- Parts of the Trowel
- Loaf Method of Mortar Removal
- Body Mechanics
- How to Spread Mortar for Bed and Head Joints for Block Work
- Learn Project and Pan Positioning