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Tip Sheet: Making a Traditional Lime Mortar

Identifying, selecting, and mixing the right mortar for brick and stone (masonry) is really important. There is a real risk of causing damage to masonry with a mortar that is too strong. This handy tip sheet from Michigan's Old House Network provides a clear how-to for making and mixing your own lime mortar for repointing masonry, including materials you need and step-by-step instructions. 

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