Masonry Students Share Craft With Penn State Architecture Majors
− Photos by Tom Wilson, writer/editor-PCToday
Building construction technology: masonry emphasis major Nicole Reyes-Molina, of Lancaster, demonstrates for visitors.
Demonstrating work with natural stone harvested from Bald Eagle Mountain is Wade A. Jacobson, of Alexandria, Va., enrolled in residential construction technology and management: building construction technology-masonry concentration.
In a literal dry run, a Penn State student finalizes a mortarless assembly of artificial stone before it is affixed to a nearby wall.
Construction technology instructor Robert P. Gresko shares his knowledge with visiting Penn State students.
One of the more popular stations challenges students to construct a brick archway ...
Richard R. Motter Jr., instructor of building construction masonry, puts his newest students at ease ...
Using his ever-present trowel as a directional guide, building construction masonry instructor Glenn R. Luse points out everything from work stations to rest rooms to emergency eye-wash sinks.
... before turning them loose on a block wall.
The day's guests waste no time in getting to work.
... and see if it remains standing when the supporting form is knocked free.