A tooled joint between the units in a brick or masonry wall.
Recessed mortar joint in the form of a quirked bead; a joint with a raised bead in the center that projects past the surface of the brick or stone.
The horizontal joint between two masonry courses.
A recessed masonry joint formed in mortar by the use of a curved steel jointing tool; because of its curved shape, it is very effective in resisting moisture.
A masonry joint finished flush with the surface.
A closely fitted joint in masonry, usually without mortar; also a machined metal joint that fits tightly without packing or employing a gasket.
A vertical joint between two masonry units that is perpendicular to the face of the wall.
A joint made by removing the surface of mortar with a square-edged tool while it is still soft; produces marked shadows and tends to darken the overall appearance of a wall; not a weather-tight joint.
In stone masonry, a deeply sunk mortar joint that has been emphasized by having the edges of adjacent stones chamfered or recessed below the surface of the stone facing.
A masonry joint from which excess mortar has been removed by a stroke of the trowel, leaving a flush joint; a weather-struck joint.
Any masonry joint that has been prepared with a tool before the mortar in the joint has set rigidly.
A mortar joint finished by striking off excess mortar with a trowel.
A horizontal V-shaped mortar joint made with a steel jointing tool; very effective in resisting the penetration of rain.
A horizontal masonry joint in which the mortar is sloped outward from the upper edge of the lower brick, so as to shed water readily; formed by pressing the mortar inward at the upper edge of the joint.
Any joint between masonry units bonded with mortar. See colonial joint, concave joint, excess joint, extruded joint, flat joint, flush-cut joint, hick joint, hungry joint, keyed joint, raked joint, rodded joint, rough-cut joint, ruled joint, scored joint, scribed joint, skintled joint, spalled joint, struck joint, tooled joint, troweled joint, V-joint, weather joint, weather-struck joint. Also see pointing.