[ENG] Construction 015: Brick Cross Vault

13/02/12 | ۩ |


Once I have built the plaster support I can finally start to construct my first vault.

Bricks are the same used for the basement walls and floor, and they're pasted together using vinylic glue. During this operation I try to avoid glue from dripping over the "centering" to ease its later removal.

In a real vault the placement of bricks starts from the bottom and from both sides up to join at the top of the support, leaving the keystone as the last element.
As I work with very small pieces I found easier to proceed the opposite way, starting from the top and composing the central brick cross. It will be the backbone of the entire vault...




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