'PA Masonry School' Held in College Construction Labs

Published 06.11.2008

Building Construction

Staying the course Teamwork, with trowels in hand Doing their level best A remnant of the previous week's basic class Six students from the chimney-sweep and building trades gathered on campus this week for "Advanced Fireplace Construction," intensive hands-on instruction offered through the Pennsylvania Guild of Professional Chimney Sweeps. This is the eighth year for the guild's PA Masonry School program, which is taught by Glenn R. Luse, a building construction instructor at Penn College; and Chris Prior from the Adirondack Chimney Co. in Mosherville, N.Y. The weeklongadvanced courserequired basic bricklaying experience; a beginners' session, in which participants constructed chimneys on model "homes" in the college's carpentry lab, was held June 2-6.