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Bricky Pro - New Adjustable Model

Bricky Pro - New Adjustable Model

Special Offer SAVE: £30.00

Half Price Launch Offer.
Adjustable to build the 3 standard wall widths.
102.5mm (4"), 140mm (6"), 215mm (9").

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Product Info

Bricky Pack Shot
Half Price Launch Offer Just £29.99 & inc. free of charge
    • Mason Mate 
    • Pro - Pointer
    • Soft Grip Trowel
    • "How To Build Your Own" DVD
Add our Brick Tape or DIY DVD Box Set for £10: Take advantage build something beautiful & send us the photo.
You Can Build It! -  Noel Marshall  


 How It Works
Bricky-Pro-Assembley
brick blocks Wall





Tips on Building a Wall - Noel Marshall

  • Calculate your wall dimensions to full or half sized bricks/blocks. Avoids unnecessary cutting.
  • Lay out brick heaps and mortar spot boards every 2 meters apart to have bricks and mortar in reach at all times. Use our latex brick laying gloves to protect your hands.
  • Very Important; Splash down bricks/ blocks to saturate them with water but leave to surface dry before placement. (Dry bricks absorb the moisture from the mortar, this then forces the mortar to dry out almost immediately which leaves weak brittle joints.) Rule Of Thumb - Mortar joints should remain malleable to touch 1 hour after brick placement. When working with very porous materials such as Aircrete/ lightweight block brush PVA adhesive (polybond) onto the joint surfaces before placement.
  • Mortar Mix - 6 part building sand, 1 part cement & 1 part hydrated lime, add water with plasticiser or PVA adhesive mixed 5:1 in the water. (Never use washing up liquid)
  • Measure your brick spacing using our brick tape to 215mm brick 10mm joints (half bricks 102.5mm) accurately on the first 2 courses and ensure your joints are on bond - lined up on each course as you progress. For larger projects use our Marshall Profiles to assure absolute precision.
  • The natural colour of mortar can look quite bland. It's common for brick walls to add a mortar dye in the mix to enhance the appearance. (Black dye is most common but I use just half the recommended amount, this leaves a grey joint as opposed to stark black, white mortar/ joint is my most favored but this requires white sand and white cement making it quite expensive).
  • Point your joints after the mortar has started to set so any excess falls away crisp and clean. (1 - 4 hours after placement).
  • Keep your tools reasonably clean as you work and clean well at the end of each day.
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The Bricky Story; Article courtesy of Irish Times.

Noel Marshall was born on 6th May 1975. He grew up on a small farm near Ballygarvan county Cork, Noel is the 2nd from a family of 5 children their childhood was a far cry from the play station age that has engulfed our current generation. From the age of 5 or 6 before school he would be out at 6am helping with the work around the farm these jobs included milking cows by hand, rearing calves, pigs and hens. With chores done by 8am Noel his older brother and three younger sisters walked 2 miles to their local school. His father combined the farm work with holding down a full time job as a builder with the county council.

Noels creativity was evident from an early age often making his own toys from wood and always engrossed during construction work conducted on the farm. At school he only engaged on practical subjects but excelled in these. From age 11 he worked during the summer holidays at a concrete paving yard producing slabs and laying patios, cycled 6 miles to and from each day starting work at 8am. His senior colleagues were astonished at the kid's ability to work; Victor Kelly his boss as this time remarked.

"Each summer he'd bring an incredible energy to the place. Everyone adored him and we all had a sense he'd do great things. His inventions are testament to the guy's practicality and drive they are so simple yet brilliant. All our wishes are behind him"
Victor Kelly – Ballygarvan Concrete Products


Noel Left School before his final year and joined the Irish army as an apprentice carpenter, while excelling at the carpentry he struggled with conforming to the other facets of army life. Geared for productivity, spending days preparing for inspections frustrated him greatly. This lead him to take up endurance running where he also excelled, going on to represent Ireland at international level he trained hard with aspirations to qualify for the 2004 Olympic marathon however the combination of consistent injury and overtraining eventually ended the quest - PB's include 24:58 for 5 miles and 51:32 for 10 miles.  

"For six years I periodically trained flat out twice a day seven days a week. I became plagued with injury and eventually burned out from a period of over training as I pushed to hit that exceptional Olympic standard. Competitive sport is a very grounding experience; you push yourself to the limits of human endeavor to reach a high level" - Noel Marshall

Noel left the army 6 months after producing the first Bricky prototype. He raised funding of €650K from 25 local investors for production and marketing. Bricky is now considered the most successful hand tool invented this turn of the century. The Masons Mate and Pro-pointer were later additions to the portfolio. His states "my profile system to set out walls with engineering precision and efficiency will be available soon, watch this space."

  

 Note; Videos illustrate original Bricky model 
videogallery Add our Brick Tape or DIY DVD Box Set for £10: Add both £15.

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How To Use Bricky

How To: Use Your Bricky / Build A Wall - Noel Marshall

    How use your Bricky
    How use your Bricky
    How use your Bricky

  1. To set out the first course place a brick at each end/ corner on a generous bed of mortar, check that they are placed the correct distance apart, square if it's a building and horizontally level to each other. Level by using a laser level or my prefered option for fool proof leveling a water level. Stretch a line using your Masons Mate between the ends, place the first bed of mortar freehand using your trowel, use the vertical guide to place the mortar between the bricks and lay the line of bricks, top edge set 1mm back from your stretched line bricks spaced 225mm apart, check using our brick tape as you go.  
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    How use your Bricky
    How use your Bricky

  3. Now the 1st course is laid out use the horizontal Bricky, scraping the mortar into the channel as you slide it along. On each course 1st place a couple bricks at the ends of the wall, press them into the mortar bed to secure a firm bond with 75mm height spacing and always level to ensure vertical alignment at the end/ corners. Place the string line and lay the line of bricks. Note - Brick sizes can vary slightly but always ensure the joints are on bond (the verical joints are lined up from the first 2 courses).

  4. Every 1- 4 hours as your mortar has started to set go back over your work and strike the joints using the the Pro-pointer to get the flat pointed finish.
How use your Bricky
How use your Bricky

  • Detail shows joints pointed/ uniformly spaced.

How use your Bricky
How use your Bricky
How use your Bricky

  • The lugs underneath ensures perfect positioning of the Bricky around the corners.

How use your Bricky
How use your Bricky

Block On Flat / Double Brick Wall... Use our new Bricky Pro Model.

Tips

Tips on Building a Wall - Noel Marshall

  • Calculate your wall dimensions to full or half sized bricks/blocks. Avoids unnecessary cutting.
  • Lay out brick heaps and mortar spot boards every 2 meters apart to have bricks and mortar in reach at all times. Use our latex brick laying gloves to protect your hands.
  • Very Important; Splash down bricks/ blocks to saturate them with water but leave to surface dry before placement. (Dry bricks absorb the moisture from the mortar, this then forces the mortar to dry out almost immediately which leaves weak brittle joints.) Rule Of Thumb - Mortar joints should remain malleable to touch 1 hour after brick placement. When working with very porous materials such as Aircrete/ lightweight block brush PVA adhesive (polybond) onto the joint surfaces before placement.
  • Mortar Mix - 6 part building sand, 1 part cement & 1 part hydrated lime, add water with plasticiser or PVA adhesive mixed 5:1 in the water. (Never use washing up liquid)
  • Measure your brick spacing using our brick tape to 215mm brick 10mm joints (half bricks 102.5mm) accurately on the first 2 courses and ensure your joints are on bond - lined up on each course as you progress. For larger projects use our Marshall Profiles to assure absolute precision.
  • The natural colour of mortar can look quite bland. It's common for brick walls to add a mortar dye in the mix to enhance the appearance. (Black dye is most common but I use just half the recommended amount, this leaves a grey joint as opposed to stark black, white mortar/ joint is my most favored but this requires white sand and white cement making it quite expensive).
  • Point your joints after the mortar has started to set so any excess falls away crisp and clean. (1 - 4 hours after placement).
  • Keep your tools reasonably clean as you work and clean well at the end of each day.
Keep bricky.com in your favorites to stay updated with the latest innovative building tools.

Customer Reviews

Brian Thompson (Toronto, Canada) Declan Dyer (Tonbridge Wells, Kent, UK)
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"Using the Bricky and this DVD, my dad and I built this extension.It's added $60,000 to the value of our home and only cost us $8,000 to build"
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"This tool came as a gift from the gods as my neighbour and I were so determined to build our own dividing wall after the quotes we'd received from 3 builders. It saved us £4,000 and the joints are so neat."
Phil Sanders (Fort Worth, USA) Donal Scanell - Bricklayer (Dublin, Ireland)
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"A quick note to say I managed to build this conservatory with the bricky tool, it worked great!"
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"I earned €90,000 last year. My average daily output went from laying 360 bricks a day to 650."
Tom Lyons - Irish Independent (Home Improvements Columnist) Andrew Johnson (Harlow, Essex, UK)
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This tool will become as common as the garden spade. Everyone can use it to good effect."
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"I've built my own garage and even my mate who's a builder could not believe the standard of workmanship, now I can't get the tool back off him."
John Higgins (Madison, USA) Mick Kennedy (Tipperary, Ireland)
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Your tool enabled me to build my own extension. It's added $40,000 to the value of my home and cost me $7,500 to build"
"Hi what a great tool even my 2 year old Grandaughter can use it as you can see from the attach photo thank you."
Duncan Stewart (Architect and TV Presenter) Tommy Walsh (Builder & TV Presenter)
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So simple, logical and effective. This is the best invention I've ever seen!"
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"I've seen lots of brick laying aids but this is the one that actually works, it empowers people"
Jane Reid (Boston, MA, USA)
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"I thank you from the bottom of my heart for bringing these wonderfuls tool to the market. My husband and I have built these 2 beautiful raised flower beds and this bbq. The landscaper wanted $2,400, we done it for $185."
Peter Smith (Wrexham, UK)
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"I built this bin storage area to hide my ugly wheely bin and the coal/log bunker. I'm really proud as I had never laid a brick in my life."

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