Raised Ribbon Pointing replacing older Brick Tuck Pointing on Ballarat Heritage Facade When comparing traditional ribbon pointing as opposed to brick tuckpointing there are several differentiating factors. As you can see from the above photo, the heavy oxide mix used on brick tuckpointing (top courses) can actually cause issues if not installed correctly. Mortar, often… via […]Read more "Heritage Brick Restoration in Ballarat | Brick Repair"
Remedial Solutions for Problematic Public Structures by Bryan Stralow, vicrestorations.com, on September 14, 2017. When dealing with problematic water ingress issues on stadium structures, owners want a solution that will work — and last! New or old, we can help protect the structure. Whilst we use a combination of proprietary systems supplied to us by […] […]Read more "Customised Solutions for Stadiums – Waterproofing & Concrete Repair"
Much care is taken in replacing the old mortar. In this case, the mortar removed was from the original construction from over 150 years ago! The lime based mortar has been replicated with the addition of grey cement. The following, true to traditional building style, is the back wall to the same building. The more […] […]Read more "Bluestone: Repoint and Repair in Winchelsea | VicRestorations"
Tamp pointing: Leave some crumbs for later…. via Before & After: Ribbon Pointing on Bluestone Colonial Cottage Victoria — Melbourne BRICK REPAIRRead more "Repointing Bluestone throughout Country VIC"
As part of the development process behind the sculpture, I take many photos. It helps with perspective and thought process. I have created the “Invert” Collection to help publicize the process behind the sculptural pieces. https://www.saatchiart.com/art/Photography-The-Seventh-Peak/983615/3652654/viewRead more "INVERT: Stone Artist’s New Collection of Photography"
#psalms18v7: Then the earth shook and trembled; The foundations also of the mountains quaked And were shaken, because he was wroth. #kingdavid #godswrath #seventhpentacleofsaturn #basaltsculpture #stonesculpture #stonesculptor #stoneartistmelbourne #stonecarver #bryanstralow #solomonspentacles #hebrew #scripture #mountainshaker #volcanocarver #stonemason #stoneart #stoneinscription now Available through saatchiartRead more "The Seventh Pentacle of Saturn – Bryan Stralow, Stone Art"
We should all remember the power that giving has. In a time where disparity is growing in all cities across the planet, derived from an overt sense of commercialisation, even ‘generosity’ and ‘charity’ has been flawed by greed and inequality. A small gesture goes a long way… imagine 9 billion small gestures? The world would […]Read more "A Kind Gesture Goes A Long Way – Bryan Stralow"