Don Harvey

Hornasote® Brick Facings for the Stage


½″ Homasoteo® which has been sheared in two along its edge is an attractive alternative to ¼″ plywood as a material for use in making brick facings for the stage. For one thing, each 4×8 sheet yields up to 64 square feet of bricks, making the cost quite attractive. For another, the sheared surface requires little further treatment to achieve a rough, brick-like quality. Finally, installation can be quickly and easily accomplished by use of a matte knife, glue, and a stapler.



Figure 1 illustrates a shop-built tool for splitting brick-size Homasotea® blanks into ...

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