Free online courseHow to be a mason by Sikana English

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Sikana English
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0h01m

Introduction to Masonry | Masonry

This video will introduce you to the basic concept of masonry.

This is an introduction to a series covering the basics of masonry. Keep watching to learn more.

You are watching the first video from a series covering the basics of masonry. Keep watching the program to learn more. Here's the link: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

Introduction to the Roles of a Mason | Masonry

This animated video describes the various roles of a mason.

This tutorial is part of a program developed to inspire an interest in masonry, both as a profession and a DIY-skill.

Now that you have learnt the various roles of a mason, continue watching the remainder of this series covering the fundamentals of masonry. https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h03m

Components of a Building | Masonry

In this video, you will learn the different components of a building.

Learn the basic concepts of construction with useful training tips on how to improve your masonry skills.

Continue watching for an introduction to the basic tools in masonry, along with instructions on how to use them. Keep watching to learn more. Here's the link:
https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h03m

Learn about the different components and metrials for masonry: Cement

Watch this video to learn about the importance of cement in masonry.

This series will train you in the basic concepts and techniques needed to work as an Assistant Mason.

In the next video you will learn about sand. https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h02m

Learn about the different components and metrials for masonry: Sand

This video will teach you about sand and its uses in masonry.

You are watching a part of a series of videos that educate novices to the field of masonry.

Watch the following video to learn about water. Keep watching to learn more. Here's the link:
https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h02m

Learn about the different components and metrials for masonry: Water

Learn about the important role that water plays in the trade of masonry

You are watching a tutorial program aimed at introducing masonry for vocational purposes.

The next video in will teach you about how to identify good quality bricks. Keep watching to learn more. Here's the link to the program:
https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h03m

Learn about the different components and metrials for masonry: Bricks

Learn about the properties of water and it's many uses in masonry.

You are watching a tutorial program aimed at introducing masonry for vocational purposes.

The next video will teach you how to identify good quality bricks.
Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

Coarse Aggregates | Masonry

Discover the properties of bricks and how they are used in masonry.

This video is part of a program intended to prepare anyone with a basic practical understanding of concepts and techniques in masonry.

Before you continue, make sure you haven't missed any of the previous videos.

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h02m

How to Use a Spirit Level | Masonry

Watch this video to learn how to use a spirit level.

This video is part of a program intended for anyone pursuing a skill-set in masonry.

In the next video you will learn how to use a plumb bob. Keep watching to learn more. Here's the link:
https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

How to Use a Measuring Tape | Masonry

This video will teach you how to use a measuring tape.

This series has been created to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills required to work as an assistant mason.

in the next video, you will learn about the importance of string in masonry. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

Measuring your materials correctly is an essential skill in woodwork. Learn how to succeed in your carpentry projects using this step-by-step video.

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

How to Use a Drum and a Bucket | Masonry

Watch this short video the uses of a drum and a bucket in masonry.

This video has been designed for training purposes.

Watch the next video to learn how to use a measuring tape. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

How to Use a Brick Jointer | Masonry

This video will instruct you on how to use a brick jointer.

The material presented in this video may be used to learn or teach the basic concepts of woodworking.

To learn how to use a drum and bucket at the construction site, watch the next video on this series. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

How to Use a Sand Screen | Masonry

Take a quick lesson in how to use a sand screen.

This introductory program is meant to help anyone wishing to grasp the basics of woodworking.

Continue watching to learn how to use a brick jointer. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

How to Use a Measuring Box | Masonry

This video contains instructions on how to use a measuring box to measure proportions in masonry.

This video is part of a curriculum covering the very basics of masonry for professional development and basic self reliance.

The next video will teach you how to use a sand screen. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h00m

How to Use a Metal Brush | Masonry

Watch this video to teach yourself how to use a metal brush in masonry.

This program aims at promoting knowledge and proficiency in masonry.

Watch the following video to learn how to use a measuring box. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

How to Use a Mortar Pan | Masonry

This video will teach you how to use a mortar pan.

This lesson is intended to instruct novices looking for a practical understanding of masonry.

In the next video you will learn to use a metal brush. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h02m

How to Use a Mortar Hoe | Masonry

This video will get you started on how to use a mortar hoe.

The content presented here is meant to inform and inspire anyone pursuing a foundation in construction work.

Keep watching to learn how to use a mortar pan. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h00m

How to Use a Metal Float | Masonry

This video will get you started on how to use a mortar hoe.

The content presented here is meant to inform and inspire anyone pursuing a foundation in construction work.

Keep watching to learn how to use a mortar pan. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

How to Use a Chisel | Masonry

This short tutorial will teach you how to use a chisel in masonry.

This video is meant for those on the threshold of joining the construction industry.

In the next video you will learn about the metal float. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com

0h01m

How to Use a Shovel | Masonry

In the video, you will learn to use a shovel.

The information presented here is intended to introduce beginners and enthusiasts to the field of masonry.

The next video will teach you how to use a chisel in masonry. Here's the link to the program: https://www.sikana.tv/en/housing/masonry

The Masonry Program was created thanks to the support of Kingfisher.

Visit our website: https://www.sikana.tv/en to discover dozens of free, online video programs on a whole range of essential topics: Health, Food, DIY, Micro-Entrepreneurship, Sport, Living Together and many more…

To help us translate the videos: https://factory.sikana.tv/

Music Dan-O at Danosongs.com / Incompetech.com