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Construction projects range from easy tasks, such as building wooden stairs, to difficult tasks, like installing a garage door. Construction projects tend to go more smoothly when the builder has the right tools, materials and plans at hand.

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Can you lay brick yourself?

If you study a brick wall, it looks simple enough. It's just a stack of bricks and some mortar to hold everything together, right? The job takes a bit more experience than you'd think.


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