Badly spalled bricks stuccoed.
Manassas, Virginia

Spalled brick chimney gets a facelift
               
brown coat.
Spalled brick chimney gets a facelift.
The chimney also leaked really bad.
After the scratch coat set up 2 days, we put on the brown coat.
Wood strips are set on the chimney
Diamond is made by cutting 4 furring
              strips
Metal lath is nailed on
Look straight ? Wood strips are
set on the chimney with a string
line and 2 sides are filled in.
Diamond is made by cutting 4
furring strips the same length are
nailing on the brown coat.
Metal lath is nailed on before filling in the diamond. This makes
diamond will never fall off.
Window sill is also formed and fille
Finished window sill
Window sill is also formed and filled.
Finished window sill, waiting for the finish coat.
Color is mixed in triple strength
Flagstone is set on the chimney
              shoulder.
Color is mixed in triple strength.
Flagstone is set on the chimney shoulder.
New York, North
              Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia
Four states are commemorated on the chimney cap: New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, and
Virginia. I also put in an Alabama quarter.
quarters are embedded on the chimney
REAL cement finish coat applied
band at the top and the diamond are
              lightened up
TOP LEFT:

State quarters are embedded on the chimney cap.

ABOVE:

REAL cement finish coat applied.

LEFT:

The band at the top and the diamond are
lightened up for contrast.