How to Make Mortar for a Firebox?

Answer Firebox mortar, used to bond firebox bricks together, is designed to resist the heat of a constant flame while holding up to abuse from firewood. This mortar is made by blending materials together ... Read More »

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What is the masonry mortar mix ratio for type N mortar?

1:3ish Use for non-load application. Mix with sand to produce a mortar for bricks and blocks. Mix proportions by weight for TYPE N Mortar- 10 kg Masonry Cement - 35 kg Sand

How to Make Adobe Mortar?

When building an adobe home, it is best to use the same material for the mortar as you do for the bricks. If you purchase adobe bricks from outside your region, you can easily mix adobe mortar from... Read More »

How to Make a Tennis Ball Mortar?

Tennis ball mortars are some of the coolest things ever! Good thing this will show you how to construct your own.

How do I make flour using a mortar and pestle?

Today, most people buy the flour they use for baking at the grocery store. Much of the flour available in the supermarket contains additives and preservatives that the health-conscious baker may no... Read More »