Some examples of masonry projects include walkways, walls, arches, beams, and chimneys. Masonry can make the structure of buildings safe and durable, but it's important that masonry projects be done on solid, stable ground to ensure that materials remain intact and free from cracks or damage. Masonry consists of building structures from individual units that are placed and joined together with mortar. Brick, stone and concrete blocks are the most commonly used materials in masonry construction.
In simple terms, there are two main types of masonry work, sheet metal and solid masonry. From historic to strange, here are some examples of interesting masonry structures in the United States.