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xx   BRICK

A description of how brick paths are built at Colonial Williamsburg with step-by-step photos of how you can build one at home.
AMERICANA Mar-Apr 1978 (v.6#1) pg. 30

Long platform steps made of brick laid in sand beds provide stairsteps down a gentle slope.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1987 (v.65#6) pg. 38, 135

Relandscaping of a front yard. A description of the installation of brick and timber steps. Includes lists of trees, shrubs, flowers and ground covers that will stay compact and colorful.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1991 (v.69#9) pg. 21

Front-yard facelift. Includes instructions for building a brick-on-aggregate path and a low limestone wall (edging a raised planting bed).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1994 (v.72#9) pg. 65

The beaten path. The secret to a well-built brick or paver path is the time and effort needed to prepare a proper foundation (base).
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jul-Aug 2000 (v.23#9) pg. 22

How to lay interlocking paving brick to recreate the effect of cobblestones.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1981 (v.4#10) pg. 47

Build patios and walkways with clay bricks layed on a compacted bed of sand, without any morter between the joints.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1985 (v.8#7) pg. 38

Construct exterior steps which combine a preserved wood frame with clay brick paving.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1985 (v.8#7) pg. 54

How to lay a brick sidewalk.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #105 Aug 1968 (v.18#4) pg. 40

How to pave with bricks and sand.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #135 Apr 1972 (v.22#4) pg. 56

How to build a brick and sand patio. Discusses layout, excavation, edging, laying and locking the bricks, steps and walkways.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #182 Jul-Aug 1977 (v.27#5) pg. 52

Ideas for four low-maintenance yards. Includes wooden decks, brick paving, and wood walkways.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #247 Mar 1984 (v.34#3) pg. 31

Three ways to build a brick patio.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #247 Mar 1984 (v.34#3) pg. 54

Tip: How to install brick edging on a bed of sand in order to minimize the amount of heaving due to frost.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #249 May-Jun 1984 (v.34#5) pg. 12

Build a brick and timber patio in two weekends.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #267 Mar 1986 (v.36#3) pg. 65

How to make pullers for individual patio pavers or bricks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #331 Sep 1992 (v.42#8) pg. 80

Add a decorative brick accent strip to both sides of a plain concrete sidewalk.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #351 Sep 1994 (v.44#8) pg. 32

Patio repairs. How to fix patios that are made of paver bricks or 8"x12" patio blocks. One repair involves removing rotted wood edging and replacing with preformed plastic edging. A second repair involves dips and heaves caused by tree roots or sand loss.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #357 Apr 1995 (v.45#4) pg. 52

Tip shows how to make a puller to remove individual bricks or pavers in a sand-based patio.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #366 Mar 1996 (v.46#3) pg. 75

How to cover concrete steps with a veneer of thin brick.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #382 Oct 1997 (v.47#9) pg. 38

Paths of brick. How to pave walkways without mortar or concrete.
FINE GARDENING #28 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 38

Tip on incorporating brick weeding paths into a wide border garden.
FINE GARDENING #39 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 8

Tip on using undiluted bleach to kill plant and moss growth on brick pathways and clean the bricks.
FINE GARDENING #43 May-Jun 1995 pg. 22

Build a brick garden path on a gravel and sand base.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 52

Choosing pavers for the garden. Help in selecting the one that's right for you.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 46

Laying an interior brick floor with mortar.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #14 Apr-May 1983 pg. 32

Tip: Make a wooden screed with a slight arch to contour the sandbed for brick walks.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #20 Apr-May 1984 pg. 16

Tips on installing paving bricks and sealing the cracks with sand or mortar.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 12

Tips on installing dry (non-mortared) brick paving.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #32 Apr-May 1986 pg. 12

Brick floors. How a New Mexico professional lays a brick floor without mortar or string lines. Includes tips on cutting bricks with a chisel.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #33 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 68
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #34 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 6

Brick-mosaic patios. Creating patterns and pictures with dry-laid brick and a diamond-bladed saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #64 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 80

Tip on using concrete parking-lot bumpers as footers around outdoor stone or brick paving.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #107 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 26

Recipe for aging garden pavers, bricks or stones with buttermilk and moss spores.
GARDEN GATE #8 Apr 1996 pg. 6

On the right path. Planning a garden path, its purpose, materials and safety considerations. Includes instructions for preparing a base for brick-on-sand or stone-on-mortar paths.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 24

How to lay paving bricks in concrete.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1978 (v.2#9) pg. 91

Brick-in-sand steps bordered with 6x6 pressure-treated wood ties.
HOME MECHANIX #685 May 1985 (v.81) pg. 58

How to excavate sod and lay a brick-on-sand sidewalk.
HOME MECHANIX #721 May 1988 (v.84) pg. 48

Path to glory. How to recreate a prize-winning brick walkway and concrete-paver driveway.
HOME MECHANIX #733 May 1989 (v.85) pg. 34
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #736 Aug 1989 (v.85) pg. 8
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #737 Sep 1989 (v.85) pg. 11

Tips on laying a brick terrace in concrete.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1985 (v.10#6) pg. 64

Tip: Cement pad for a garden shed is made by enclosing a brick floor within a cinder-block frame, sweeping dry concrete mix into all the cracks, and spraying with water from a hose.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1986 (v.11#9) pg. 8

Beautiful in brick. Ideas for adding pattern, texture and color to your outdoor improvements (walkways, patios, planters, walls, etc). Includes instructions on laying a brick-on-sand patio.
HOMEOWNER May 1990 (v.15#4) pg. 26

Quick brick retrofit. How to turn weedy garden walks into artful brick paths.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 48

How to lay a brick walkway.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #647 Apr 1982 (v.78) pg. 76

How to lay a brick patio on a bed of grout, setting them in a thin course of mortar and filling the cracks with dry mortar which is then wetted with a hose.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #650 Jul 1982 (v.78) pg. 94

Tip: How to finish interior brick floors to build up the patina.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1986 (v.7#1) pg. 36

Brick walks. How to plan, prepare the site, set the border and lay the pavers.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1980 (v.8#7) pg. 73
Correction OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1980 (v.8#10) pg. 137

Recreating a brick walk with a herringbone pattern.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1994 (v.22#4) pg. 16

Down the brick path. A look at colonial traditions and description of how to lay brick on a bed of sand.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1998 (v.26#4) pg. 41

How to build brick or stone pathways.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1980 (v.27#10) pg. 124

Tips on how to make a brick paved path around your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1984 (v.31#11) pg. 53, 54

Brick walkway and outdoor stairs are edged with 6"x6" pressure-treated wood enclosing a base of gravel and landscape fabric.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1990 (v.37#9) pg. 63

How to lay masonry floors (brick, slate, flagstone, marble, etc.).
PARENTS HOME Jul 1981 (v.5#9) pg. 48

Repairing brick paving.
PARENTS HOME Jul 1981 (v.5#9) pg. 52

How to build a brick-in-sand patio. Includes preparation of the site, borders and how to build a tamper.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 78

How to build brick and masonry steps.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1975 (v.144#2) pg. 78

How to dress up your yard with brick. How to lay brick walks and patios in a bed of sand and how to lay up brick walls for planters, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1977 (v.147#5) pg. 104

How to install a brick-in-sand patio.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1986 (v.163#7) pg. 271

Step-by-step guide to installing brick driveway pavers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1993 (v.170#10) pg. 80

How to lay a brick patio.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1976 (v.209#2) pg. 108

Tips on installing 1/2"-thick brick floor tiles (pavers).
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1985 (v.226#3) pg. 78

Dry-laid paving. Some tips on laying brick and other pavers for use as walks, borders, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1988 (v.233#1) pg. 66
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1988 (v.233#4) pg. 6

Versatile brick paving. Tips on installing brick paving.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.3#4) pg. 66

Graceful paving. Mortarless paver patios and walks are easy to design, build, and repair. How to lay bricks, concrete pavers, or cut-stone blocks on a prepared base of crushed rock and coarse sand.

Homescaping with bricks. How to build brick walls and planters. How to lay patios, porches, steps and sidewalks of brick or concrete flagstone.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Spring 1978 pg. 87

"Homescaping" with bricks. How to build walls, barbecues, patios, planters, sidewalks, etc. from brick.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Spring 1980 pg. 86

How to use broken chunks of brick to lay sidewalks and garden walks.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 246

Pictures show how a backyard was transformed by the addition of two decks, a brick walkway and a greenhouse. Est. cost: $1800
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 176

Bricks as garden paving. An overview of brick choices and design ideas.
SUNSET Aug 1991 (v.187#2) pg. 48

How to save a slowly sinking brick patio.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #819 Oct 1997 (v.93) pg. 84

Tip on how to install 1/2" thick floor brick over an existing floor.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 14 1978 (v.41#11) pg. 129, 142

Laying a brick walk.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1965 (v.21#5) pg. 37

Laying sidewalks and patios of brick without mortar.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1969 (v.25#3) pg. 13

How to build exterior concrete steps with a brick overlay.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 10

A grand entrance. Enhance a poured concrete porch or patio by applying split brick pavers to the top and edges using thin-set mortar.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1998 (v.54#4) pg. 32
Added Info WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1998 (v.54#6) pg. 8

Laying a serpentine walkway of brick.
WORKBENCH #254 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.55#4) pg. 30