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a craftsman skilled in building with bricks

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The bricklayer came and pulled up a great many bricks, but found nothing amiss; so he put down some lime and charged the master five shillings, and the smell in my box was as bad as ever.
He did not long remain a bricklayer, however, for he could not endure the life, and next we find him a soldier in the Netherlands.
MOST smaller construction firms are struggling to hire bricklayers and carpenters amid a worsening shortage of skilled workers, a new report warns.
THE building firm behind a large Saltburn housing development is looking for bricklayers and joiners as work gathers pace.
TAYLOR WIMPEY BRICKLAYERS The post is ideally suited for experienced bricklayers who have a Bricklayers CSCS card, and hold their own public liability insurance and UTR.
The problem is the average age of bricklayers is going up, and it's difficult to attract new young people to the trade.
THE increasing shortages of bricks and bricklayers will threaten future house building plans, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
THE increasing shortage of skilled workers, particularly bricklayers, threatens to undermine growth in the Welsh construction sector, warns the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Wales.
Results from the Federation of Master Builders' latest State of Trade Survey for Q4 2014 show small construction firms are experiencing particular difficulties recruiting carpenters, joiners and bricklayers.
Mitchell Nokes and Sasha Simone don't know each other, but they both happen to live in Birmingham and work as bricklayers.
The latest UK Construction Market Survey from property sector body RICS revealed that the shortage of bricklayers reached a record high, A total of 64 per cent of respondents reported that workloads in the commercial sector had grown in the fourth quarter of 2014, which is the fifth consecutive quarter where the reading for workloads has been above 50 per cent.
The funds raised will support programmes to address shortages of trained bricklayers by promoting bricklaying apprenticeships to school leavers and bricklayers, and assisting apprentices to complete their training.
Bricklayers build and repair walls, chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework such as archways.
Dean Jones, an apprentice bricklayer, won the regional final of the annual Guild of Bricklayers Junior Contest, held at The College Ystrad Mynach.
He co-owned and operated H & H Masonry for several years prior to becoming a member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Local 3.