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* RULE OF THUMB FIGURES *
 BLOCK 2 bags mortar per 100 block (40 block per bag)
800 lb. Of sand per 100 block
1.125 block per sq. ft. of wall area
75% of length of wall gives number of block per course
Take height of wall (in feet) times 1.5 for number of courses
 BRICK Approx. 7 bags mortar per 1000 brick (143 brick per bag)
Approx. 1-ton sand per 1000 brick
Figure Brick 7 per sq. ft. of wall area (allows for waste/modular)
1 brick per running foot on wall
4.625 courses of brick per foot of wall height
5 brick per sq. ft. for paving, hearths (laid flat - solid brick)
 CEMENT
 PLASTER
1/4" thick (100 sq. ft.) 220# sand 8 bag mortar
3/8" thick (100 sq. ft.) 330# sand 1.2 bag mortar
" thick (100 sq. ft.) #440 sand 1.6 bag mortar
 CONCRETE 4-2-1 Mix - 1-ton gravel, ton sand, 6 bags cement
 FIRE CLAY 2 parts fire clay, 3 parts cement
 FILLING
 BLOCK
Core with concrete:
12" block - 1.64 cu. yd. Per 100 block (approx.)
8" block - .93 cu. yd per 100 bock (approx.)
 FLINTKOTE Approx. 3 gal. per 100 sq. ft. wall area (water-soluble, brush on)
 MORTAR Mix one part mortar to 2 to 2 parts sand
 PLASTIC
 PIPE
Approx. 100 lbs. Gravel per running foot of pipe
 SAND-
 GRAVEL
Approx. 300 lb. per cu. yd. (no. yards x 1.5 for tons)
Approx. 110 lb. per cu. yd. (27 cu. ft. in cu. yd.)
 FASWELL 50 lb. bag covers approx. 25 block both sides 1/8" thick
 THOROSEAL Base coat - 60# pail covers approx. 270 sq. ft. wall area
 WALL TIES 1 per every 10 brick (100 wall ties per 1000)
 WHITE
 SAND
Plaster and Stucco - No. 1 or 2
Sandblasting - No. 1, 2, 3, or 4
(No. 1 for finer jobs, the higher the No., the coarser the sand)
 ZONOLITE 4 cu. ft. bag fills approx. 9-12' block or 16-8" block
  * Custom Brick Company cannot accept responsibility for estimating jobs.
     These figures should be used to help customers.
















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