Tuck pointing


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tuck pointing

[′tək ‚pȯint·iŋ]
(building construction)
The finishing of old masonry joints in which the joints are first cleaned out and then filled with fine mortar which projects slightly or has a fillet of putty or lime. Also known as tuck-and-pat pointing; tuck joint pointing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Tuck pointing

The repairing of worn or damaged mortar joints, by raking out the old mortar and replacing with fresh mortar.
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tuck pointing, tuck and pat pointing, tuck joint pointing

tuck pointing
The finishing of old masonry joints: the joints are first cleaned out and then filled with fine mortar which is left projecting slightly or with a fillet of putty or lime; also called tuck-and-pat pointing or tuck-joint pointing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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