struck joint

struck joint

[′strək ‚jȯint]
(civil engineering)
A mortar joint in brickwork formed by pressing the trowel in at the lower edge, so that a recess is formed at the bottom of the joint; suitable only for interior work.

struck joint

A masonry joint from which excess mortar has been removed by a stroke of the trowel, leaving a flush joint; a weather-struck joint. See also: Mortar joint

struck joint

struck joint, 2
1. A masonry joint from which excess mortar has been removed by a stroke of the trowel, leaving an approximately flush joint.
2. A horizontal masonry joint in which the
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There are two preferred finishes to pointing, the bucket handle joint and the struck joint. The bucket handle joint is formed by rubbing an old round bucket handle across the joint, pushing it back but not much behind the face of the bricks.
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