MEMORANDUMS, TABLES, AND DUTIES. X.--Digger. 27 Cube feet, one cube yard or single load. 54 Cube feet, two cube yards or double load. XI.- Well Digger. One cube foot, will contain 6 gallons 1 pint of water, which will weigh 62 lbs. ft. in. 3 0 Diameter in the clear, between brickwork, will contain ...... 44 imperial gallons of water in 3 6 in clear....... 59 ditto [each foot in depth. 4 0 in clear......... 78 ditto 4 6 in clear....... 99 ditto 5 O in clear.... 122 ditto 5 6 in clear......... 148 ditto 6 0 in clear...... 176 ditto 6 6 in clear....... 206 ditto 7 0 in clear....... 239 ditto 7 6 in clear...... 275 ditto 8 0 in clear.... 313 ditto 8 6 in clear...... 353 ditto 90 in clear......... 396 ditto 9 6 in clear..... 441 ditto 10 O in clear....... 489 ditto XII.-Bricklayer. 272 Feet superficial, 1 rod of brickwork, at if brick or 134 inches thick, which is considered the standard thickness, and to which all brickwork is reduced. 306 Cube feet, one rod of reduced brickwork, being the cube quantity produced by multiplying 272 feet by 13 inches (or 1: brick, the standard thickness of all brickwork). 5000 place, or 4750 stock-bricks laid dry in wells, cess pools, &c. 1 rod. 4500 Stock-bricks (allowing for waste) will build one rod of reduced brickwork. 4300 Place Bricks (allowing for waste) will build one rod of reduced brickwork. 16 Bricks to each reduced foot of brickwork. 7 Bricks to one foot superficial of marle facing, laid Flemish bond. 10 Bricks to one foot superficial of guaged arches. To reduce cube feet of brickwork to the standard thick ness of 11 brick, multiply by 8 and divide by 9; the standard thickness of 13 brick or 13] inches being of a foot. A stock-brick is 8 inch. long, 44 inch. wide, and 21 inch. thick; each brick weighs about 41b. 1502. 1000 Bricks will weigh 2 tons, 4 cwt. 1 Rod of brickwork weighs 13 tons, and requires 27 bushels of chalk-lime and 3 single loads of drift, or 18 bushels of stone-lime and 3} single loads of sand, 36 bushels of cement, and 36 of sharp sand. XIII.-Brick and Tile Paving. 9 Feet superficial, one yard of paving. 84 Paving bricks laid on edge will pave one yard. 56 Stock-bricks on edge to one yard. 9 Foot tiles will pave one yard. A paving brick is 9 inches long, 41 inch. wide, and if inch thick; each brick weighs about 3 lbs. 13 oz. A Dutch clinker is 64 inch. long, 3 inch, wide, and 13 inch thick; each clinker weighs 13 lb. A foot paving tile is 1l] inches square, and 14 inch thick; each paving tile weighs about 12 lbs. 4 oz. A ten-inch paving tile is 9} inches square, and 1 inch thick; each paving tile weighs about 8 lbs. 9 oz. XIV.-Tiling. 100 Feet superficial to one square of tiling, &c. 768 Plain tiles to one square of tiling laid to a 6 inch gauge. 655 Ditto....... to a 7 inch guage. 576 Ditto........ to an 8 inch gauge. 180 Pan-tiles to one square of tiling laid to a 10 inch gauge with 13 inch side-laps. . A plain tile is 10] inches long, 64 inches wide, and of an inch thick; each tile weighs about 2 lbs. 5 oz. A pan-tile is 13} inches long, 9] inches wide, and I an inch thick; each tile weighs about 4 lbs. 11 oz. A square of plain tiling, say 700 tiles to a square, w weigh 141 cwt. 1 square of pan-tiling, 180 to a square, will weigh 7 cwt. XV.-Laths. 100 Plain tile laths, 5 feet long, or 500 feet running, of any length, one bundle. 125 Ditto, 4 feet long, one bundle. 167 Ditto, 3 feet long, one bundle. 1 Bundle of laths to one square of plain tiling. 12 Pan-tile laths, 10 feet long, one bundle. 1 Bundle of pan-tile laths to one square of pan-tiling. 30 Bundles of plain tile laths, one load. Plain tile laths are 14 inch wide, and 4 inch thick. Pan-tile laths 14 inch wide, and 1 inch thick. XVI.--Lime. 25 Striked bushels, or 100 pecks, one hundred of lime. 8 Gallons, or 22181 cubical, inches, one bushel. 2771 Cubical inches, one gallon. 46656 Cube inches, one cube yard, or 27 cube feet, con taining 21 bushels. 55455 Cube inches, one hundred of lime, containing 25 bushels. It is a measure 3 feet square, and 3 feet 6 inches deep. 27 Bushels of chalk-lime to one rod of brickwork. XVII.-Sand. 18 Heaped bushels, 21 striked bushels, or onė yard cube, one single load of sand. 36 Heaped bushels, 42 striked bushels, or two yards cube, one double load of sand. 3 Single loads of sand to one rod of brickwork with chalk-lime. 3} Single loads of sand to one rod of brickwork with stone-lime. XVIII.-Mortar. 27 Cube feet, or 21 striked bushels, one load of mortar. 1 Hundred of lime, with a proportionable quantity of sand, will make one load of mortar, 1134 Cube inches, or 8 duodecimal inches, one hod of mortar, a hod being 9 inches by 9 inches, and 14 inches long 2 Hods of mortar to a bushel nearly. 22183 Cube inches, one bushel. 1728 Cube inches, one cube foot. 1 Foot 3 inches, cube, one bushel. 4 Hods of mortar will lay 100 bricks. 184 Hods, or 98 bushels, of mortar to one rod of brick work. |