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    Q: I have seen projects where every third brick along the base of the wall is left out of the wall.

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  • Who is the World's Best Bricklayer?

    Twenty two-man teams competed in the 2010 SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 at World of Concrete in Las Vegas on Feb. 3 to determine who is the world's best bricklayer. Cash and prizes totaling more than $100,000, more than 4,000 people in the audience and sunny skies combined for a picture-perfect event...