Graphical Construction Glossary >> masonry. >> brickwork >> Common Bond
Here we have what I know as garden wall bond. It evolved I guess from the Old English bond as a way of speeding up construction. Here we see three stretcher courses between each header course. As with most of these things there does not seem to be a standard layout for this. I have seen only two courses of stretchers and some sources say that there can be up to six. Fot the most part though three or five couses of stretchers or running bond seems to be the most common.
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